Henrik Danielsen

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Henrik Danielsen
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Henrik Danielsen, 2008
Country Denmark (until 2006)
Iceland (since 2006)
Born23 January 1966 (1966-01-23) (age 55)
Nykøbing Falster, Denmark
Title Grandmaster (1996)
FIDE   rating 2520 (January 2022)
Peak rating 2545 (May 2011)

Henrik Danielsen (born 23 January 1966) is a Danish-Icelandic chess grandmaster. He was Icelandic Chess Champion in 2009.

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Chess career

Born in 1966, Danielsen earned his grandmaster title in 1996. In 1993, he finished joint first in the Politiken Cup with Igor Khenkin and John Emms on a score of 7½/10. He has played in six Chess Olympiads: three for Denmark (1992, 1994 and 1996); three for Iceland (2006, 2008 and 2012). [1] [2] He is the No. 4 ranked Icelandic player as of September 2020. [3]

He regularly plays the Bird's Opening and has authored a book, entitled The Complete Polar Bear System (2016), on the opening. [4]

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References

  1. Danielsen, Henrik
  2. Vasudevan, R R (9 January 2012). "Interview with GM Henrik Danielsen". Chessdom.
  3. Staff writer(s) (October 2017). "Federations Ranking - Iceland". FIDE. Archived from the original on 2017-11-24. Retrieved 2017-10-09.
  4. "The Complete Polar Bear System: Strong & potent!". New In Chess . 2016.