Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

Hjorvar Steinn Gretarsson
Number of games in database: 311
Years covered: 2006 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2579 (2554 rapid, 2662 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2580

Overall record: +126 -65 =96 (60.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 24 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Slav (18) 
    D17 D11 D12 D15
 Queen's Gambit Declined (16) 
    D31 D35 D38 D37 D36
 English (13) 
    A13 A18 A19 A14 A17
 King's Indian (13) 
    E81 E94 E84 E67 E99
 English, 1 c4 e5 (12) 
    A29 A20 A22 A21 A28
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    E00 A41 D02 E10 A50
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (39) 
    B23 B47 B22 B48 B44
 English (14) 
    A13 A10 A11 A18 A14
 Queen's Pawn Game (13) 
    E00 E10 A46 D00 A45
 Queen's Indian (11) 
    E12 E17 E16 E15
 King's Indian Attack (10) 
 Slav (9) 
    D12 D17 D10 D11
Repertoire Explorer

NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   H S Gretarsson vs Samuel Baer, 2016 1-0
   H S Gretarsson vs P Tozer, 2010 1-0
   H S Gretarsson vs Shirov, 2011 1-0
   S Soors vs H S Gretarsson, 2014 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Tata Steel Group C (2013)
   Reykjavik Open (2014)
   Reykjavik Open (2015)
   Reykjavik Open (2012)
   Reykjavik Open (2016)
   European Club Cup (2013)
   European Team Championship (2017)
   Tromso Olympiad (2014)
   Reykjavik Open (2010)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2012)
   Baku Olympiad (2016)
   Reykjavik Open (2013)
   Reykjavik Open (2019)
   Pro Chess League (2018)
   European Championship (2021)

   🏆 European Championship
   B Aizenberg vs H S Gretarsson (Sep-05-21) 0-1
   Ferenc Jr Gombocz vs H S Gretarsson (Sep-04-21) 0-1
   H S Gretarsson vs D Kjartansson (Sep-03-21) 0-1
   T Kaasen vs H S Gretarsson (Sep-02-21) 1/2-1/2
   H S Gretarsson vs M A Maurizzi (Sep-01-21) 0-1

Search Sacrifice Explorer for Hjorvar Steinn Gretarsson
Search Google for Hjorvar Steinn Gretarsson
FIDE player card for Hjorvar Steinn Gretarsson

(born May-29-1993, 28 years old) Iceland

[what is this?]

FM (2011); International Master (2012); Grandmaster (2013).

Gretarsson won a 20-game GM norm at the European Team Championship (2011) (1) and a 9-game GM norm at the European Club Cup (2013), (2) securing his GM title as he has already had a rating of over 2500 since July 2012. (3)




Wikipedia article: Hjörvar Steinn Grétarsson

Last updated: 2019-05-29 02:58:30

 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 311  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. H S Gretarsson vs Vaganian  0-1382006Politiken CupA13 English
2. H S Gretarsson vs Ermenkov  0-1612006XXII Reykjavik OpenA04 Reti Opening
3. S Christensen vs H S Gretarsson  ½-½562006Politiken CupB22 Sicilian, Alapin
4. H S Gretarsson vs J Aabling-Thomsen  1-0382006Politiken CupA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
5. S D Sigfusson vs H S Gretarsson  ½-½452007Kaupthing IM TournamentE81 King's Indian, Samisch
6. H S Gretarsson vs E Kahn  ½-½542007First Saturday JuneA21 English
7. D Werner vs H S Gretarsson  1-0292007First Saturday JuneD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. S Wehmeier vs H S Gretarsson  1-0342007Kaupthing op-A 1stD00 Queen's Pawn Game
9. H S Gretarsson vs Anna Wagener  1-0642007Kaupthing op-A 1stA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
10. R Hardarson vs H S Gretarsson  ½-½102007Kaupthing op-A 1stE92 King's Indian
11. H S Gretarsson vs M Bakalarz  ½-½632007Kaupthing op-A 1stA22 English
12. H S Gretarsson vs Holzke  0-1532007Politiken CupD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
13. Stripunsky vs H S Gretarsson  1-0672007Politiken CupA11 English, Caro-Kann Defensive System
14. T Hirneise vs H S Gretarsson  1-0622007Politiken CupC60 Ruy Lopez
15. V Nithander vs H S Gretarsson 0-1672007Politiken CupB60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
16. H S Gretarsson vs S Christensen 0-1632007Politiken CupA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
17. D Bojkov vs H S Gretarsson  1-0552008Reykjavik OpenB40 Sicilian
18. H S Gretarsson vs B Magnusson  1-0522008Reykjavik OpenB07 Pirc
19. F Steil-Antoni vs H S Gretarsson  0-1422008Reykjavik OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
20. H S Gretarsson vs A Jankovic  0-1572008Reykjavik OpenA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
21. S Sigurjonsson vs H S Gretarsson  0-1302008Reykjavik OpenE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
22. H S Gretarsson vs Westerinen  ½-½622008Reykjavik OpenE81 King's Indian, Samisch
23. M Perunovic vs H S Gretarsson  1-0482008Reykjavik OpenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
24. H S Gretarsson vs B Bjornsson  1-0272008Reykjavik OpenE81 King's Indian, Samisch
25. S D Sigfusson vs H S Gretarsson  ½-½402008Hellir InternationalB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 311  PGN Download
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Gretarsson wins | Gretarsson loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-11-08  patzer of patzers: Hjorvar Stein Gretarsson of Iceland. Currently 2284, says he was born in 1993 (??? only 15? and first database game at 5???)
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Born 29 May 1993, now rated 2358.

He won today the Reykjavik Championship:, congratulations!

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Now 2394,

Winner of Meistaramót Skákskólans 28-30 May 2010:, congratulations!

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Winner of First Saturday IM A (Budapest Hungary) 5-15 June 2010:, congratulations!

Oct-26-13  twinlark: Congratulations to GM-elect Gretarsson, who achieved his GM title at the European Club Cup (2013).
May-25-14  BIDMONFA: Hjorvar Steinn Gretarsson


Premium Chessgames Member
  Jonathan Sarfati: Currently Hjörvar Steinn Grétarsson is the highest rated Icelandic player.

NOTE: Create an account today to post replies and access other powerful features which are available only to registered users. Becoming a member is free, anonymous, and takes less than 1 minute! If you already have a username, then simply login login under your username now to join the discussion.

Please observe our posting guidelines:

  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate, or gibberish posts.
  3. No vitriolic or systematic personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No cyberstalking or malicious posting of negative or private information (doxing/doxxing) of members.
  6. No trolling.
  7. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by moderators, create a false impression of consensus or support, or stage conversations, is prohibited.

Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.

Blow the Whistle

See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a moderator.

NOTE: Please keep all discussion on-topic. This forum is for this specific player only. To discuss chess or this site in general, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of, its employees, or sponsors.
All moderator actions taken are ultimately at the sole discretion of the administration.

Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!
Home | About | Login | Logout | F.A.Q. | Profile | Preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | New Kibitzing | Chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | Privacy Notice | Contact Us

Copyright 2001-2021, Chessgames Services LLC