2019–20 Úrvalsdeild kvenna (basketball)
|Dates||2 October 2019 – May 2020|
|TV||Stöð 2 Sport|
2020–21 →All statistics correct as of 17 October 2019.1 Sponsored league name, referring to Úrvalsdeild kvenna.
The participating teams first play a conventional round-robin schedule with every team playing each opponent twice "home" and twice "away" for a total of 28 games. The top four teams qualify for the championship playoffs whilst the bottom team will be relegated to 1. deild kvenna.
|Team||City, Region||Arena||Head coach|
|Team||Outgoing manager||Manner of departure||Date of vacancy||Position in table||Replaced with||Date of appointment|
|Snæfell||End of contract||March 2019||Off-season||25 May 2019|
|Keflavík||Resigned||30 April 2019||8 May 2019|
|Breiðablik||End of contract||18 June 2019||18 June 2019|
|Skallagrímur||End of contract||2019||September 2019|
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||L||PF||PA||PD||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||Valur||3||3||0||282||198||+84||6||Qualification to playoffs|
- On April 12, it was reported that Haukar had signed Lovísa Björt Henningsdóttir for the 2019–20 season who had played the previous four seasons for Marist College of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.
- On May 13, two-time Icelandic Women's Basketball Player of the Year, Hildur Björg Kjartansdóttir, signed a one-year contract with KR.
- On May 15, it was reported that Keflavík owed the Icelandic Basketball Association 3 million ISK in unpaid transfer and referee fees and would lose their spot in the Úrvalsdeild if the debt would not be paid by May 30.
- On May 24, reigning national champions Valur signed Sylvía Rún Hálfdánardóttir who the previous season played with Þór Akureyri in the 1. deild kvenna where she was named to the Domestic All-First team after averaging 21.3 points, 12.7 rebounds and 5.1 assist per game.
- On June 7, Stjarnan withdrew from the Úrvalsdeild and registered for the second-tier 1. deild kvenna.
- On June 18, it was reported that Breiðablik would take Stjarnan's place in the league.
- On June 20, reigning Úrvalsdeild Foreign Player of the Year and two-time Úrvalsdeild assist leader, Danielle Rodriguez, signed with KR after playing the last three seasons with Stjarnan.
- On June 26, Snæfell signed Finnish national team player Veera Pirttinen.
- On July 1, Snæfell signed Chandler Smith from Gonzaga University to replace Kristen McCarthy who was still recovering from a concussion she received in March 2019.
- On July 8, Valur signed former KR point guard Kiana Johnson.
- On July 9, Grindavík signed Icelandic national team player Bríet Sif Hinriksdóttir. Bríet played the previous season with Stjarnan where she averaged 13.4 points 4.3 rebounds per game and was named to the Úrvalsdeild Domestic All-First Team.
- On August 23, it was reported that KR had signed Sanja Orozović who the previous season had averaged 20.6 points, 7.5 rebounds and 3.7 assists for Breiðablik.
- On August 30, former Icelandic national team and Keflavík's player, Bryndís Guðmundsdóttir, announced her retirement from basketball.
- On 8 September 2019, Benedikt Guðmundsson, the head coach of KR, confirmed that Margrét Kara Sturludóttir was training with the club with the possibility signing with the team. She last played for Stjarnan during the 2015–2016 season when she averaged 10.9 points, 12.5 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game.
- On September 9, Skallagrímur announced the signing of Danish national team member Emilie Hesseldal. She played previously for Vitória S.C. and led the Portuguese Liga Feminina de Basquetebol in rebounds the previous two seasons.
- On October 16, in a game between KR and Valur, Unnur Tara Jónsdóttir, who is a practicing medical doctor outside of basketball, was involved in a controversy with referee Ísak Ernir Kristinsson after she requested permission to enter the court during a stoppage to attend to a teammate who had been suffered a serious leg injury after a hard landing moments before. Ísak denied her the permission and gave her a technical foul after she indicated that she would then ask one of the other referees at the game for permission instead. After the incident caused an uproar with fans, the Icelandic Basketball Association Referee Committee issued a statement where it stated that Ísak admitted that it had been a mistake on his behalf to deny Unnur permission to attend to her injured teammate and that the Committee agreed with that assessment.
- "Gísli og Gunnlaugur taka við Snæfelli". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 29 May 2015. Retrieved 21 September 2019.
- Davíð Eldur (8 May 2019). "Jón Halldór og Hörður Axel taka við Keflavík – Finnur aðstoðar Sverri". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 8 May 2019.
- "Ívar til Breiðabliks". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 28 May 2019. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
- Guðmundur Hilmarsson (12 April 2019). "Lovísa gengur til liðs við Hauka". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 14 April 2019.
- Ólafur Þór Jónsson (13 May 2019). "Hildur Björg til KR". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 13 May 2019.
- Sindri Sverrisson (15 May 2019). "Stórveldi ekki með nema skuld verði greidd". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 18 May 2019.
- Anton Ingi Leifsson (24 May 2019). "Íslandsmeistararnir þétta raðirnar". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 24 May 2019.
- Óskar Ófeigur Jónsson (7 June 2019). "Stjarnan þriðja félagið á fjórum árum sem hættir við þátttöku í Domino´s deild kvenna". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 7 June 2019.
- Ástrós Ýr Eggertsdóttir (18 June 2019). "Blikar taka sæti Stjörnunnar". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 18 June 2019.
- Ólafur Þór Jónsson (20 June 2019). "Danielle til KR". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 20 June 2019.
- "Finnsk landsliðskona til Snælfells". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 27 June 2019. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
- "Chandler Smith til Snæfells". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). 9 July 2019. Retrieved 9 July 2019.
- "Johnson úr KR í Val". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 8 July 2019. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
- Ólafur Þór Jónsson (10 July 2019). "Bríet til Grindavíkur". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 10 July 2019.
- Ólafur Þór Jónsson (23 August 2019). "Komnar og farnar í Dominos deild kvenna". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 24 August 2019.
- Davíð Eldur (30 August 2019). "Bryndís Guðmundsdóttir leggur skóna á hilluna "Fer sátt frá borði"". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 30 August 2019.
- Davíð Eldur (8 September 2019). "Margrét Kara með KR í vetur?". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 8 September 2019.
- Helgi Hrafn Ólafsson (11 September 2019). "Dönsk landsliðskona til Skallagríms – Hesseldal í Borgarnes". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 11 September 2019.
- Óskar Ófeigur Jónsson (17 October 2019). "Atvikið þegar læknirinn fékk tæknivíti fyrir að spyrja hvort hún mætti hjálpa meiddum liðsfélaga". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 17 October 2019.
- Kristinn Páll Teitsson (17 October 2019). "Dómaranefnd KKÍ: Mistök að refsa leikmanni KR í gær". Fréttablaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 17 October 2019.