Haukur Angantýsson

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This is an Icelandic name. The last name is a patronymic, not a family name; this person is properly referred to by the given name Haukur.
Haukur Angantýsson
Full name Haukur Angantýsson
Country  Iceland
Born (1948-12-02)2 December 1948
Flateyri, Önundarfjörður
Died 4 May 2012(2012-05-04) (aged 63)
Title International Master
FIDE rating 2295 (January 2010)

Haukur Angantýsson (2 December 1948 – 4 May 2012) was an Icelandic chess International Master.[1]

He was awarded the International Master title by FIDE in 1981.

Haukur won the Icelandic Chess Championship in 1976.

His greatest success was perhaps his victory in the 1979 World Open at Philadelphia (with 8/10), after tie-break with six other players, four of whom were grandmasters: Tony Miles, Florin Gheorghiu, Walter Browne, Arthur Bisguier, Bernard Zuckerman and John Fedorowicz.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Andlát: Haukur Angantýsson" (in Icelandic). Morgunblaðið. May 8, 2012. Retrieved 8 May 2012. 

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