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Nordic Senior Chess Championship Concluded

The 2011 Nordic Senior Championship was organized by the Icelandic Chess Federation from 10th to 18th September at the Headquarters of Reykjavik Chess Club at Faxafen 12. GM Heikki Westerinen defended the last year title in the field of 52 players.

After nine rounds of play Danish FM Jorn Sloth and Finnish GM Yrjo Rantanen shared the first place with 7 points each. The trophy goes to Sloth thanks to slightly better tie-break result. Full standings bellow.

Icelandic Chess Federation website

FM Jorn Sloth

GM Yrjö Rantanen

Final standings:
1. FM Sloth Jorn DEN 2328 – 7
2. GM Rantanen Yrjo A. FIN 2400 – 7
3. GM Olafsson Fridrik ISL 2434 – 6.5
4. FM Malmdin Nils Åke SWE 2307 – 6.5
5. GM Westerinen Heikki M.J. FIN 2340 – 6
6. Ofstad Per NOR 2182 – 6
7. Nilsson Weine SWE 1888 – 5.5
8. Halldórsson Bragi ISL 2198 – 5.5
9. Patola Eero FIN 1886 – 5.5
10. Solmundarson Magnus ISL 2219 – 5.5
11. Kristjánsson Ólafur ISL 2173 – 5.5
12. Thor Jon Th ISL 2188 – 5.5
13. Danielsson Robert SWE 2087 – 5.5
14. FM Sorensen Bent DEN 2341 – 5
15. Taksrud Vidar NOR 2074 – 5
16. Sigurjonsson Johann O ISL 2133 – 5
17. Lyly Seppo FIN 1937 – 5
18. Gunnarsson Gunnar K ISL 2220 – 5
19. FM Kristiansen Erling NOR 2220 – 5
20. Kristjánsson Sigurður E ISL 1924 – 5
21. Jónsson Páll G ISL 0 – 5
22. Auvinen Esa FIN 1917 – 5
23. Lúðvíksson Jóhannes ISL 0 – 4.5
24. Jonsson Sigurdur H ISL 1836 – 4.5
25. Gunnlaugsson Gísli Samúel ISL 1846 – 4.5
26. Zach John DEN 1923 – 4.5
27. Gustavsson Sture SWE 2027 – 4.5
28. Gardarsson Halldor ISL 1950 – 4.5
. Rangøy Helge NOR 1944 – 4.5
30. Finnlaugsson Gunnar ISL 2072 – 4.5
31. Breidfjord Palmar ISL 1806 – 4.5
32. Gunnarsson Magnus ISL 2106 – 4.5
33. Guðmundsson Einar S ISL 1713 – 4.5
34. Andersson Sven-Olof SWE 2052 – 4.5
35. Eiriksson Sigurdur ISL 1965 – 4
36. Wicklund-Hansen Richard NOR 1881 – 4
37. Sandklef Åke SWE 2008 – 4
38. Ingvason Sigurgeir SWE 2016 – 4
39. Valtýsson Þór ISL 2041 – 4
40. Gummesson Ingvar SWE 1955 – 4
41. Víglundsson Jón ISL 0 – 3.5
42. Þórðarson Björn Víkingur ISL 0 – 3.5
43. Hansen Anders SWE 1723 – 3.5
44. Sveinbjörn Sigurðsson ISL 1867 – 3
45. Berg Johansen Bjørn NOR 1666 – 3
46. Bue Gunnar NOR 1772 – 3
47. Sigurðsson Egill ISL 0 – 3
48. Simonsen Steinar NOR 0 – 2.5
49. Gabrielsen Øyvind NOR 1752 – 2.5
50. Lovaas Tore H. NOR 1857 – 2.5
51. Standal Bård NOR 1883 – 2.5
52. Sigurðsson Ásgeir ISL 0 – 1

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