Hannes Stefansson, 2008
|Full name||Hannes Hlífar Stefánsson|
|Born||18 July 1972|
|FIDE rating||2564 (December 2014)|
|Peak rating||2604 (January 2002)|
Hannes Hlífar Stefánsson (born 18 July 1972) is an Icelandic chess Grandmaster. Stefánsson has won the Icelandic Chess Championship every year since 1998 except for 2000 and 2009 when he didn't participate. His 11 titles make him the record holder for most Championships. He won at Athens 1993 (Acropolis International) and tied for 1st-4th with Hedinn Steingrimsson, Yuriy Kryvoruchko and Mihail Marin in the Reykjavik Open tournament 2009. His current Elo rating is 2588.
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- "Reykjavik Open 2009 – chess in geothermal splendor". ChessBase. 2009-04-13. Retrieved 14 May 2010.
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