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Eggert Gilfer
Number of games in database: 41
Years covered: 1930 to 1952
Overall record: +10 -26 =5 (30.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Feb-12-1892, died Mar-24-1960, 68 years old) Iceland

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Eggert Gilfer was born in Ytri-Njaršvķk. He was Icelandic Champion in 1918, 1920, 1925, 1927, 1929, 1935 and 1942.

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 41  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. F Apsenieks vs E Gilfer  1-0331930Hamburg ol (Men)C50 Giuoco Piano
2. Ahues vs E Gilfer  0-1341930Hamburg ol (Men)C83 Ruy Lopez, Open
3. E Gilfer vs Sultan Khan 1-0161930Hamburg ol (Men)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
4. Flohr vs E Gilfer  1-0341930Hamburg ol (Men)D50 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. Alekhine vs E Gilfer  1-0261930Hamburg ol (Men)D50 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. Maroczy vs E Gilfer  1-0631930Hamburg ol (Men)C49 Four Knights
7. Przepiorka vs E Gilfer  1-0411930Hamburg ol (Men)D05 Queen's Pawn Game
8. E Gilfer vs Marshall  ½-½391933OlympiadE60 King's Indian Defense
9. Vladimir Petrov vs E Gilfer  1-0321933OlympiadA22 English
10. E Gilfer vs G A Thomas 1-0471933OlympiadA47 Queen's Indian
11. E Gilfer vs E Glass  0-1421933OlympiadE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
12. P Vaitonis vs E Gilfer  0-1401933OlympiadA34 English, Symmetrical
13. E Gilfer vs M Monticelli  0-1361933OlympiadA13 English
14. Stoltz vs E Gilfer  0-1361933OlympiadC00 French Defense
15. E Gilfer vs A Vajda  1-0331933OlympiadA52 Budapest Gambit
16. E Gilfer vs J Rejfir  0-1551933OlympiadA47 Queen's Indian
17. G Page vs E Gilfer 1-0331933OlympiadC49 Four Knights
18. E Gilfer vs L Matibet  0-1271933OlympiadD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
19. P Frydman vs E Gilfer 1-0281933OlympiadA15 English
20. Erik Andersen vs E Gilfer  ½-½491936Munich OlympiadA13 English
21. G van Doesburgh vs E Gilfer  0-1251936Munich OlympiadC15 French, Winawer
22. E Gilfer vs L Matibet 1-0351936Munich OlympiadD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
23. Pirc vs E Gilfer  1-0301936Munich OlympiadD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
24. G Geshev vs E Gilfer  ½-½361936Munich OlympiadC82 Ruy Lopez, Open
25. Keres vs E Gilfer 1-0201936Munich OlympiadE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
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  Benzol: Eggert Gilfer
Born 12th February 1892 in Njarthvik
Died 1960
Icelandic Champion in 1918, 1920, 1925, 1927, 1929, 1935 and 1942.
Feb-12-06  chessmaster pro: well the only real accomplishments iv'e seen in this player is that he had a draw against Marshall and that he beat Sultan Khan.
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  wordfunph: 4-time Olympian for Iceland with +11-32=11 for 30.6% clip.

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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Eggert Gilfer.
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  GrahamClayton: When Alexander Alekhine made a short trip to Iceland in early August 1931, Gilfer played in a 40 board simultaneous exhibition against Alekhine, with both players playing blindfolded.
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