Number of games in database: 495
|Photo courtesy of B. Jónsson
Years covered: 2000 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2467 (2451 rapid, 2321 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2540
Overall record: +189 -178 =126 (51.1%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
G Kjartansson vs J P McKenna, 2009 1-0
E Blomqvist vs G Kjartansson, 2015 0-1
S Bergsson vs G Kjartansson, 2004 1/2-1/2
G Kjartansson vs J Rety, 2005 1-0
G Kjartansson vs Fedorchuk, 2013 1-0
Claus Seyfried vs G Kjartansson, 2015 0-1
D Howell vs G Kjartansson, 2012 0-1
G Kjartansson vs R Griffiths, 2009 1-0
S Mihajlov vs G Kjartansson, 2011 0-1
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Hastings 2014/15 (2014)
Hastings 2011/12 (2011)
Reykjavik Open (2009)
Hastings 2008/09 (2009)
Reykjavik Open (2010)
21st Belgrade Trophy (2008)
Politiken Cup (2007)
Reykjavik Open (2016)
Hasselbacken Open (2016)
European Championship (2013)
Reykjavik Open (2014)
Gibraltar Masters (2013)
Reykjavik Open (2012)
Reykjavik Open (2019)
European Championship (2015)
🏆 European Individual Championship
A Donchenko vs G Kjartansson (Apr-06-22) 1/2-1/2
G Kjartansson vs A Rosell (Apr-05-22) 1/2-1/2
V Erdos vs G Kjartansson (Apr-04-22) 1/2-1/2
G Kjartansson vs P Prohaszka (Apr-03-22) 0-1
M Lagarde vs G Kjartansson (Apr-02-22) 1-0
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Last updated: 2021-11-22 15:51:54
(born Mar-06-1988, 34 years old) Iceland
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FM (2007); International Master (2009); Grand Master (2021); Iceland Champion (2014, 2017, 2020)
Gained his IM norms at the Caissa IM August 2005, the Tenkes Kupa Open Championship in Hungary in November 2008 and at the First Saturday IM (B) in June 2009.
Winner of the City of Sabadell International Open 2013, =2nd at Hastings (2014/15), winner of the Championship of Iceland in 2014 (winning a GM norm) and =1st at the San Salvador Open 2014.
Won his third national title in Oct 2020.
| page 1 of 43; games 1-25 of 1,070
|1. H T Dadason vs G Kjartansson
|| ||1-0||41||1997||ISL-ch U18||B22 Sicilian, Alapin|
|2. G Kjartansson vs Henrik Frederiksen
|| ||0-1||37||1998||Politiken Cup 20th||B71 Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation|
|3. S Jablon vs G Kjartansson
|| ||1-0||19||1998||Politiken Cup 20th||B77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack|
|4. G Kjartansson vs L Gretarsdottir
|| ||0-1||46||1998||Politiken Cup 20th||D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted|
|5. G Kjartansson vs E Auchenberg
|| ||½-½||57||1998||Politiken Cup 20th||A40 Queen's Pawn Game|
|6. Andreas Kinch vs G Kjartansson
|| ||1-0||37||1998||Politiken Cup 20th||B50 Sicilian|
|7. Klaus Lynghoj Karstensen vs G Kjartansson
|| ||1-0||47||1998||Politiken Cup 20th||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|8. G Kjartansson vs John B Hansen
|| ||0-1||31||1998||Politiken Cup 20th||B32 Sicilian|
|9. Morten Jorgensen vs G Kjartansson
|| ||0-1||39||1998||Politiken Cup 20th||B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack|
|10. G Kjartansson vs P N Nielsen
|| ||0-1||44||1998||Politiken Cup 20th||C52 Evans Gambit|
|11. Anders Bekker-Jensen vs G Kjartansson
|| ||1-0||21||1998||Politiken Cup 20th||E43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation|
|12. G Kjartansson vs Fadmal Zyde
|| ||1-0||40||1998||Politiken Cup 20th||C50 Giuoco Piano|
|13. G Kjartansson vs T Thorhallsson
|| ||0-1||25||2000||Reykjavik city-ch||B56 Sicilian|
|14. G Kjartansson vs M F Olsen
|| ||1-0||51||2000||Nordic-ch U20||B75 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack|
|15. H Baldursson vs G Kjartansson
|| ||1-0||37||2000||Reykjavik city-ch||D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|16. G Kjartansson vs D Arngrimsson
|| ||1-0||37||2000||Nordic-ch U20||C63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense|
|17. G Kjartansson vs Kezli Ong
|| ||0-1||37||2000||Nordic-ch U20||C50 Giuoco Piano|
|18. G Kjartansson vs Helgi Hauksson
|| ||1-0||36||2000||Reykjavik city-ch||B11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4|
|19. Valdimar Leifsson vs G Kjartansson
|| ||0-1||28||2000||Reykjavik city-ch||D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|20. V Aanestad vs G Kjartansson
|| ||0-1||39||2000||Nordic-ch U20||D85 Grunfeld|
|21. Daniel Eriksson vs G Kjartansson
|| ||0-1||41||2000||Nordic-ch U20||C01 French, Exchange|
|22. N Mikkelsen vs G Kjartansson
|| ||0-1||50||2000||Nordic-ch U20||B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|23. G Kjartansson vs S Bjarnason
|| ||0-1||41||2000||Gardabaer Elo||B03 Alekhine's Defense|
|24. S Arnalds vs G Kjartansson
|| ||0-1||45||2000||Gardabaer Elo||D87 Grunfeld, Exchange|
|25. V Vigfusson vs G Kjartansson
|| ||1-0||31||2000||Gardabaer Elo||A15 English|
| page 1 of 43; games 1-25 of 1,070
|Jul-12-08|| ||alexapple: How to pronounce Kjartansson?|
|Jul-13-08|| ||DukeAlba: Icelanders' last names are patronymic. Kjartansson means "Son of Kjartan. It's pronounced Key-artan's son...|
|Jul-14-09|| ||SimonWebbsTiger: Absolute chaos on the chess board in round 4 of the Scottish Chp. See this!
|Jan-16-13|| ||BIDMONFA: Gudmundur Kjartansson|
|Jun-02-14|| ||diagonal: GUDMUNDUR KJARTANSSON IS ICELANDIC CHAMPION 2014. Congrats!|
<Surprisingly, nobody of the Grandmasters emerged a winner, but the 26-year-old IM Gudmundur Kjartansson, who finished first with 6,5/9 points, leaving the nearest followers a full point behind.
GM Hedinn Steingrimsson and the 12-time-Icelandic-champion GM Hannes Stefánsson shared second place with 5,5/9 points each, but Steingrimsson took the silver on superior tie-break score>:
A report and picture of the new champion:
|Jan-28-15|| ||Penguincw: Congrats to Kjartsson for his start at the Tradewise Gibraltar (2015). He won his first game and then beat Bartel with black! Tomorrow, he has white against Bachmann.|
|Jan-29-15|| ||Penguincw: Another round has passed, and Kjartansson (my apologizes for the spelling mistake in the above post) remains a perfect 3/3. He is not only the lowest rated player to still have a perfect score, but the only IM.|
While he managed to beat each of his first 3 opponents (including 2 2600+ GMs), he has black against Svidler (!) tomorrow, who happens to have a lower score (2.5) than him.
|May-28-17|| ||kamalakanta: Gudmundur, congratulations on winning the 2017 Icelandic Championship!|
I looked at all your games. You played with great energy and enthusiasm! Strong, good chess throughout!
with best wishes,
P.S.- I am active in chess.com
|Jul-31-17|| ||fisayo123: The line in the Zaitsev with <1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. c3 d6 9. h3 Bb7 10. d4 Re8 11. Nbd2 exd4!> Should be named the Kjartansson Zaitsev as he was the one who first popularized it in GM practice.|
|Mar-06-19|| ||Penguincw: Happy Birthday to IM Gudmundur Kjartansson.|
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