Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

Gudmundur Palmason
Number of games in database: 78
Years covered: 1954 to 2001

Overall record: +17 -21 =40 (47.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (8) 
    E60 E65 E69 E67 E64
 Nimzo Indian (6) 
    E46 E55 E59 E56 E50
 Modern Benoni (5) 
    A61 A56 A59 A57
 English (4) 
    A15 A14
 Grunfeld (4) 
    D78 D80 D97
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (13) 
    B42 B56 B58 B88 B94
 Nimzo Indian (7) 
    E28 E25 E46 E26 E59
 Queen's Indian (4) 
    E14 E17
Repertoire Explorer

NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   G Palmason vs Tal, 1964 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Reykjavik (1964)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Reykjavik 1964 by Tabanus

Search Sacrifice Explorer for Gudmundur Palmason
Search Google for Gudmundur Palmason

(born Jun-11-1928, died Mar-11-2004, 75 years old) Iceland

[what is this?]

Dr. Guðmundur Pálmason was one of Iceland's top geologists and a pioneer in his country's geothermal research as well as one of their best chessplayers after Fridrik Olafsson.

Last updated: 2016-12-13 02:36:41

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 78  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Sajtar vs G Palmason  1-0421954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalD56 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. G Palmason vs S Basjuni 1-0391954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalD13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
3. G Kluger vs G Palmason 0-1251954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalD57 Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense
4. F Olafsson vs G Palmason  1-0341954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
5. G Palmason vs Szabo  0-1411954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalA48 King's Indian
6. G Palmason vs Filip  ½-½771954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalA21 English
7. B Hodja vs G Palmason  0-1361954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalB58 Sicilian
8. G Palmason vs G Barcza 0-1401954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalA53 Old Indian
9. H Koskinen vs G Palmason  ½-½281954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalA07 King's Indian Attack
10. G Palmason vs Uhlmann ½-½671954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalC05 French, Tarrasch
11. Eigil Pedersen vs G Palmason  ½-½201954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalC48 Four Knights
12. Sliwa vs G Palmason  ½-½401954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalE26 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
13. G Palmason vs V Ciocaltea  0-1551954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalA15 English
14. G Palmason vs Stahlberg  0-1351954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalA46 Queen's Pawn Game
15. N Minev vs G Palmason  0-1351954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalA20 English
16. G Palmason vs E R Lundin  ½-½411954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
17. G Palmason vs Pachman  0-1291954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalD97 Grunfeld, Russian
18. I Solin vs G Palmason  1-0281954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalA06 Reti Opening
19. Prins vs G Palmason  ½-½411954Amsterdam ol (Men) qual-AE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
20. G Palmason vs I Anagnostou  1-0441954Amsterdam ol (Men) qual-AD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
21. Keres vs G Palmason 1-0271954Amsterdam ol (Men) qual-AB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
22. G Palmason vs L Barden  ½-½401954Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-AE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
23. M Oren vs G Palmason  1-0451954Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-AE46 Nimzo-Indian
24. M Bobotsov vs G Palmason 1-0281954Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-AE14 Queen's Indian
25. G Palmason vs H Rossetto  ½-½411954Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-AD23 Queen's Gambit Accepted
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 78  PGN Download
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Palmason wins | Palmason loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  Jonathan Sarfati: Dr Guðmundur Pálmason (1928–2004) was one of Iceland's top geologists and a pioneer in his country's geothermal research as well, as one of their best chessplayers after Fridrik Olafsson He once visited my chess club as the guest of his former Olympiad team mate Arinbjorn Gudmundsson who has lived in Brisbane for many years.
Jun-11-13  JustAnotherPatzer: Hurrah for Iceland! The rest of the world could learn a lesson.
Jun-11-13  Aurora: Hann hvíli í friði!
Jun-11-13  waustad: Perhaps a wine pun can be found here somewhere based on his last name. Speaking of old plonk, maybe Italian Swiss Colony could lead to a pun for Fabiano Caruana.
NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, totally anonymous, and 100% free--plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, or duplicating posts.
  3. No personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No posting personal information of members.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform an administrator.

NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific player and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, you might try the Kibitzer's Café.
Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of, its employees, or sponsors.
Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!

home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2018, Chessgames Services LLC