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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.

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

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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.

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 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. G Palmason vs Pachman  0-1291954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalD97 Grunfeld, Russian
5. I Solin vs G Palmason  1-0281954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalA06 Reti Opening
6. G Palmason vs Szabo  0-1411954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalA48 King's Indian
7. F Olafsson vs G Palmason  1-0341954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
8. B Hodja vs G Palmason  0-1361954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalB58 Sicilian
9. G Palmason vs Filip  ½-½771954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalA21 English
10. G Palmason vs G Barcza 0-1401954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalA53 Old Indian
11. H Koskinen vs G Palmason  ½-½281954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalA07 King's Indian Attack
12. G Palmason vs Uhlmann ½-½671954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalC05 French, Tarrasch
13. Eigil Pedersen vs G Palmason  ½-½201954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalC48 Four Knights
14. G Palmason vs V Ciocaltea  0-1551954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalA15 English
15. Sliwa vs G Palmason  ½-½401954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalE26 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
16. G Palmason vs Stahlberg  0-1351954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalA46 Queen's Pawn Game
17. G Palmason vs E R Lundin  ½-½411954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
18. N Minev vs G Palmason  0-1351954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalA20 English
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
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  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.
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  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.
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