Nielsen Peter Heine is a well known chess player from Denmark. Having a current FIDE rating of 2698 (as on may 2010), Heine has a number of accomplishments to feel proud of. He is currently second to the world champion Vishwanathan Anand.
Nielsen Peter Heine was born in May 1973 in Denmark and started showing interest in this board game since a very young age. Not only was he sharp and extremely good with his moves, he clearly managed to outdo his senior competitors in a matter of just some time. He started formal coaching which helped improvise his skills. Training continued and he soon started playing serious chess tournaments. As years passed by and he grew from a young boy to an adult he honed his skills further and made his country prouder than ever before at the game he played so well.
This Danish genius received the title of International Grandmaster in the year 1994, and within only about a decade he made history by being the first Nordic player to get an FIDE – Elo rating of 2668. Nielsen Peter Heine created another flutter in the chess world when he challenged Chessbrain- the well known chess computer. Needless to say he performed with utmost brilliance.
He has played a number of notable matches against Goldin, Izoria, Karjakin, Radjabov, besides many other well known chess players. Nielsen Peter Heine also won the Fibertex cup defeating the Norwegian candidate for world championship – Magnus Carlsen.