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Bjorn Thorfinnsson
B Thorfinnsson 

Number of games in database: 762
Years covered: 1993 to 2023
Last FIDE rating: 2387 (2445 rapid, 2369 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2422
Overall record: +253 -253 =176 (50.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 80 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (139) 
    A45 D00 A46 A40 D02
 English (19) 
    A15 A13 A16 A14 A11
 King's Indian (18) 
    E90 E81 E62 E67 E87
 Slav (17) 
    D17 D18 D15 D10 D16
 Queen's Gambit Declined (15) 
    D30 D38 D35 D31 D37
 Nimzo Indian (13) 
    E43 E47 E53 E26 E21
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (73) 
    C60 C78 C63 C62 C70
 Queen's Pawn Game (34) 
    D02 A46 D00 D05 A45
 Scotch Game (21) 
 Giuoco Piano (20) 
    C53 C50 C54
 English (20) 
    A15 A10 A11 A13 A16
 Reti System (17) 
    A06 A04
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   B Thorfinnsson vs E Player, 1999 1-0
   G Thorhallsson vs B Thorfinnsson, 2009 0-1
   B Thorfinnsson vs D Moskovic, 2012 1-0
   B Thorfinnsson vs J Halldorsson, 2001 1-0
   B Thorfinnsson vs Y Wang, 2008 1-0
   B Adithya vs B Thorfinnsson, 2014 0-1
   G Kjartansson vs B Thorfinnsson, 2011 0-1
   B Thorfinnsson vs S Bjornsson, 2014 1-0
   B Thorfinnsson vs L Ptacnikova, 2004 1/2-1/2
   B Thorfinnsson vs H J Schubert, 2000 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Bunratty Classic (2015)
   Reykjavik Open (2008)
   Reykjavik Open (2000)
   Reykjavik Open (2002)
   Isle of Man Open (1999)
   European Club Cup (2006)
   Reykjavik Open (2009)
   Gibraltar Masters (2005)
   Reykjavik Open (2013)
   Reykjavik Open (2006)
   Reykjavik Open (2014)
   Reykjavik Open (2015)
   Reykjavik Open (2016)
   Reykjavik Open (2017)
   Pro Chess League (2018)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   d4 for White by geordieray

   🏆 Reykjavik Open
   B Thorfinnsson vs N R Visakh (Apr-03-23) 0-1
   B Thorfinnsson vs A Sivakumar (Apr-02-23) 1-0
   N Skou vs B Thorfinnsson (Apr-01-23) 0-1
   B Thorfinnsson vs C Kalla (Mar-31-23) 1-0
   E Can vs B Thorfinnsson (Mar-30-23) 1-0

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(born Oct-25-1979, 43 years old) Iceland

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International Master

Chess player and journalist. He holds the title of International Master.

In 1995, he was a member of Iceland's first-place Under-16 Chess Olympiad team.

He is the elder brother of chess grandmaster Bragi Thorfinnsson.

Last updated: 2022-07-16 21:17:51

 page 1 of 31; games 1-25 of 762  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B Thorfinnsson vs E Fossan  0-1621993Gausdal IntB32 Sicilian
2. S Silseth vs B Thorfinnsson  ½-½251993Peer GyntC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
3. B Thorfinnsson vs E Tonning  0-1311993Peer GyntA52 Budapest Gambit
4. B Thorfinnsson vs Jorge Peraza  1-0281995Canaries ol U16D02 Queen's Pawn Game
5. B Thorfinnsson vs B Thorfinnsson  ½-½251995Hafnarfjordur opE15 Queen's Indian
6. B Thorfinnsson vs A Gunnarsson  ½-½651995Hafnarfjordur opC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
7. J L Burden vs B Thorfinnsson  ½-½431995Hafnarfjordur opA07 King's Indian Attack
8. B Thorfinnsson vs K Edvardsson  0-1431995Hafnarfjordur opE43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation
9. B Thorfinnsson vs A G R Moen  ½-½351995Canaries ol U16E47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
10. B Thorfinnsson vs I Bern  0-1461995Hafnarfjordur opA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
11. M Ulfarsson vs B Thorfinnsson  1-0421995Hafnarfjordur opC78 Ruy Lopez
12. M Mchedlishvili vs B Thorfinnsson  ½-½351995Canaries ol U16E01 Catalan, Closed
13. B Thorfinnsson vs J A Nilssen  0-1401995Hafnarfjordur opD02 Queen's Pawn Game
14. B Thorfinnsson vs S Bjornsson  1-0171995Hafnarfjordur opE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
15. B Thorfinnsson vs D Snarheim  1-0291995Canaries ol U16D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. N Pert vs B Thorfinnsson  ½-½431995Canaries ol U16A47 Queen's Indian
17. G Halldorsson vs B Thorfinnsson  1-0411995Hafnarfjordur opE00 Queen's Pawn Game
18. A Sviridov vs B Thorfinnsson  0-1311995Canaries ol U16C50 Giuoco Piano
19. J V Gunnarsson vs B Thorfinnsson  ½-½28199523rd World OpenC53 Giuoco Piano
20. O Zudov vs B Thorfinnsson  0-1371995Canaries ol U16C78 Ruy Lopez
21. B Thorfinnsson vs I Margulis  0-133199523rd World OpenA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
22. L Day vs B Thorfinnsson  1-0291995North Bay International OpenB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
23. P Olsen vs B Thorfinnsson  ½-½481996Politiken Cup 18thE20 Nimzo-Indian
24. E K Einarsson vs B Thorfinnsson  0-1391996Hafnarfjordur opA07 King's Indian Attack
25. B Thorfinnsson vs J Vidarsson  ½-½411996Hellir CC-chE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
 page 1 of 31; games 1-25 of 762  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-12-04  Pall: Just got an IM norm in the 2004 ECC.
Mar-03-08  nummerzwei: Today, he beat IGM Wang Yue (2698) in the first round of the 2008 Reykjavik Open! I was very excited when I followed the endgame stage of that game on playchess. Good luck to him for the rest of the tournament and also for his whole chess career, of course.
Mar-03-08  silvermoon: well done to Bjorn!
Premium Chessgames Member
  ketchuplover: Bjorn to be wild!
May-22-12  waustad: He had a 22 move win today at Salento 2012 where Bentivegna handed him his queen for a knight. He was so worried about avoiding one threat he ignored a much bigger one.
May-22-12  waustad: Who knows how long the link will last, but at the momnent you can find the games here:
May-31-18  BIDMONFA: Bjorn Thorfinnsson


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