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Bjorn Thorsteinsson
Number of games in database: 108
Years covered: 1960 to 2005
Last FIDE rating: 2203
Highest rating achieved in database: 2329

Overall record: +26 -43 =39 (42.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (25) 
    B42 B83 B92 B43 B84
 Sicilian Kan (7) 
    B42 B43
 French Defense (6) 
    C07 C04 C05 C03
 French Tarrasch (6) 
    C04 C07 C03 C05
 Ruy Lopez (5) 
    C68 C98 C75 C82 C84
 Sicilian Najdorf (5) 
    B92 B93 B94 B90
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (15) 
    C84 C90 C85 C99 C93
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (13) 
    C84 C90 C99 C85 C91
 Sicilian (5) 
    B30 B22 B46 B93 B44
 Nimzo Indian (5) 
    E28 E55 E53 E54 E46
 King's Indian Attack (4) 
 English (4) 
    A16 A15 A14
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   Reykjavik (1970)
   Reykjavik (1976)
   Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-C (1964)
   Varna Olympiad Final-B (1962)
   Haifa Olympiad (1976)

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(born Jan-07-1940, 82 years old) Iceland

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Björn Thorsteinsson was Icelandic champion in 1967 and 1975.

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 111  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B Thorsteinsson vs B Jonsson  0-1401960Reykjavik-chC36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense
2. Fieros vs B Thorsteinsson 0-1391962Varna Olympiad qual-3C55 Two Knights Defense
3. B Thorsteinsson vs G Noradounghian  ½-½381962Varna Olympiad qual-3C75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
4. Z Doda vs B Thorsteinsson  1-0361962Varna Olympiad qual-3A28 English
5. B Thorsteinsson vs M Czerniak  0-1431962Varna Olympiad Final-BC05 French, Tarrasch
6. P Limbos vs B Thorsteinsson  ½-½411962Varna Olympiad Final-BC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
7. B Thorsteinsson vs W Schmidt  1-0571962Varna Olympiad Final-BB32 Sicilian
8. B Thorsteinsson vs L Barden  ½-½331962Varna Olympiad Final-BB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
9. Diez del Corral vs B Thorsteinsson  1-0301962Varna Olympiad Final-BC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
10. B Thorsteinsson vs S Momo  ½-½761962Varna Olympiad Final-BC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
11. Frode Soby vs B Thorsteinsson  0-1461962Varna Olympiad Final-BE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
12. A Casa vs B Thorsteinsson  1-0581964Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-6B44 Sicilian
13. B Thorsteinsson vs O Yepez Obando  0-1601964Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-6B06 Robatsch
14. B Thorsteinsson vs Yanofsky 0-1391964Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-6B42 Sicilian, Kan
15. Eliskases vs B Thorsteinsson  1-0401964Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-6E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
16. G Mazzoni vs B Thorsteinsson  0-1721964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-CC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
17. B Thorsteinsson vs L Binet Tapaszto ½-½571964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-CB01 Scandinavian
18. I Kanko vs B Thorsteinsson  ½-½731964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-CE28 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation
19. N Suer vs B Thorsteinsson  0-1391964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-CB22 Sicilian, Alapin
20. B Thorsteinsson vs J Halfdanarson  1-0181966ReykjavikC50 Giuoco Piano
21. R G Wade vs B Thorsteinsson  ½-½281966ReykjavikE17 Queen's Indian
22. B Thorsteinsson vs G Kieninger  0-1711966ReykjavikB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
23. G Sigurjonsson vs B Thorsteinsson  ½-½371966ReykjavikB30 Sicilian
24. B Thorsteinsson vs E E Book  ½-½331966ReykjavikC98 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
25. O'Kelly vs B Thorsteinsson  1-0281966ReykjavikE55 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation
 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 111  PGN Download
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Jan-07-06  BIDMONFA: Bjorn Thorsteinsson


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