Icelandic Championships

Mark Crowther reports

The Icelandic Chess Championships took place in Selfoss, Eyrarbakka and Stokkseyri, all situated in the municipality Arborg, about 50 km southeast of Reykjavik, 27 Oct - 7 Nov 1998. The 11 round event was won by Hannes Stefansson with 8/11 ahead of Helgi Ass Gretarsson on 7.5 reports Gunnar Björnsson of the Hellir Chess Club. Coverage at; http://www.selfoss.is/skakmot


Skakping Islands ISL (ISL), X-XI 1998                         cat. IV (2335)

                               1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2
 1 Stefansson, Hannes         g ISL 2535  * 0 1 1 = 1 1 0 = 1 1 1  8.0  2491
 2 Gretarsson, Helgi Ass      g ISL 2480  1 * 1 = = = = 0 = 1 1 1  7.5  2454
 3 Gunnarsson, Jon Viktor       ISL 2445  0 0 * 1 = 1 = 1 = = 1 1  7.0  2426
 4 Thorhallsson, Throstur     g ISL 2495  0 = 0 * 1 0 1 1 = 1 1 1  7.0  2422
 5 Vidarsson, Jon G           f ISL 2375  = = = 0 * 1 0 0 1 1 = 1  6.0  2366
 6 Hardarson, Robert          f ISL 2325  0 = 0 1 0 * = 1 1 1 1 0  6.0  2371
 7 Thorsteinsson, Thorsteinn  f ISL 2310  0 = = 0 1 = * = 0 = 1 1  5.5  2336
 8 Bjarnason, Saevar          m ISL 2295  1 1 0 0 1 0 = * 0 = 0 =  4.5  2273
 9 Einarsson, Bergsteinn        ISL 2210  = = = = 0 0 1 1 * 0 0 0  4.0  2243
10 Thorfinnsson, Bragi          ISL 2235  0 0 = 0 0 0 = = 1 * = 1  4.0  2241
11 Gunnarsson, Arnar            ISL 2180  0 0 0 0 = 0 0 1 1 = * =  3.5  2215
12 Kjartansson, David           ISL 2130  0 0 0 0 0 1 0 = 1 0 = *  3.0  2178
Take the games in pgn format