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Nils-Gustaf Renman
Number of games in database: 41
Years covered: 1978 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2343 (2331 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2425

Overall record: +13 -14 =14 (48.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (4) 
    E60 E62
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (9) 
    C15 C02 C05 C10 C18
 Slav (4) 
    D11 D10
 French Winawer (4) 
    C15 C18
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NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   World Senior Teams Championship (65+) (2017)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2018)

   🏆 Tradewise Gibraltar
   N Renman vs J Salomon (Jan-30-18) 0-1
   J A V Reymundo vs N Renman (Jan-29-18) 0-1
   N Renman vs Jonathan Pein (Jan-28-18) 1/2-1/2
   N Huschenbeth vs N Renman (Jan-27-18) 1-0
   D de Graaf vs N Renman (Jan-26-18) 0-1

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(born Dec-18-1950, 68 years old) Sweden

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Nils-Gustaf Renman was born in Umeå. Awarded the IM title in 1980, he was Swedish champion in 1978 (= Harry Schussler) and 1980. Winner of Reggio Emilia 1980-81. European 65+ champion 2017.

Last updated: 2017-08-24 05:19:17

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 41  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N Renman vs T Wedberg  1-0571978SWE-chE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
2. H Rothen vs N Renman  0-1231980Eksjo-B 8thC15 French, Winawer
3. N Renman vs Miles  ½-½421980Gausdal IntE15 Queen's Indian
4. N Renman vs Kasparov 0-1451980EUR-chT (Men) 7thA15 English
5. A J Mestel vs N Renman 1-0491980Chess OlympiadC15 French, Winawer
6. N Renman vs K Kaiszauri  ½-½2419819. Eksjo SKE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
7. H Rothen vs N Renman  0-14019819. Eksjo SKA46 Queen's Pawn Game
8. G Forintos vs N Renman  0-16319819. Eksjo SKE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
9. N Renman vs L Karlsson  ½-½5719819. Eksjo SKA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
10. N Renman vs L Spassov  0-15519819. Eksjo SKD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
11. O Moen vs N Renman  0-14819819. Eksjo SKC15 French, Winawer
12. T Wedberg vs N Renman 1-03519819. Eksjo SKC18 French, Winawer
13. N Renman vs L A Schneider  ½-½8519819. Eksjo SKE15 Queen's Indian
14. N Renman vs Josef Nun  0-15319819. Eksjo SKA23 English, Bremen System, Keres Variation
15. A Ornstein vs N Renman  1-04119819. Eksjo SKA15 English
16. N Renman vs Y Rantanen 1-03119819. Eksjo SKE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
17. Jansa vs N Renman  ½-½921984BerlinC05 French, Tarrasch
18. Joel Benjamin vs N Renman 0-1771984Berlin (Germany)E16 Queen's Indian
19. N Renman vs Svidler  0-1281991CopenhagenD91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
20. C Laursen vs N Renman  ½-½431991Rilton CupE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
21. H Rothen vs N Renman  ½-½341996SWE-chT 9596D04 Queen's Pawn Game
22. Ulf Andersson vs N Renman  ½-½411996Ch Sweden (team) 1995/96D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
23. P H Nielsen vs N Renman  1-0352003SWE-chT 0304A90 Dutch
24. N Renman vs I Jones  ½-½492017World Senior Teams Championship (65+)E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
25. H Watzka vs N Renman  ½-½282017World Senior Teams Championship (65+)C05 French, Tarrasch
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-11-05  Saruman: Umeå is my hometown.
Dec-11-05  Averageguy: Ar du Svensk?
Dec-11-05  Saruman: Såklart.
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  acirce: <Saruman> Är du tillbaka i Umeå nu?
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  chancho: I'm taking a wild guess that this is the conversation you guys had. <Averageguy>: Are you swedish? <Saruman>: Of course. <acirce>: In what part of town do you live in? Like I said, I'm only guessing, so if I'm wrong, just know I don't speak swedish. :-)
Dec-11-05  Averageguy: <Chancho> Almost, <acirce> meant "Are you back in Umea now?".
Dec-11-05  Saruman: Ja, jag är tillbaka men har gjort ett litet uppehåll nu under gymnasiet precis som Mikael Forsberg gjorde om jag inte minns fel.

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  chancho: <Averageguy> Thanks for interpreting it for me. :)
Dec-11-05  Saruman: <chancho> can you interpret this one? -;D
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  Eric Schiller: Mad Dog" Renman takes a fall

In a rush to get to the 1984 Berlin Summer Open, Nils Gustav "Mad dog" Renman found himself on a train headed in the wrong direction, and had to get back to Stockholm to catch a train which would bring him to Berlin in time for the event. Unfortunately, the train had no scheduled stops which would help. He decided there was no alternative to leaping from the moving train, with all his luggage in hand. A good plan, but the execution was a bit lacking and he turned up in Berlin a few days later with a broken arm!

Dec-11-05  dakgootje: <Eric Schiller> Yup brilliant idea...However he has a good story to tell to his children ;-)
Dec-11-05  aw1988: That's really hysterical. Well, not to laugh at other people, but it's almost cartoonish.
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  brankat: Happy Birthday Nils-Gustaf!
Dec-18-08  zzzzzzzzzzzz: i'm not sure if he is still alive, he could of died seconds ago...
Dec-18-08  zzzzzzzzzzzz: he must be stronger than capablanca, as Alekhine got defeated by him and Alekhine defeated capa... Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 0-1
Dec-18-08  Ziggurat: His last name means "Reindeer man" (or "clean man"), so maybe he's a distant relative of Dimitri Reinderman :-)
Dec-18-08  pelle1953: Nisse is the only IM with negative statistics against me. Mad Dog Renman deserves his own forum.
Do you know if he has a blog about his mishaps?

Dec-18-08  alfiepa: the most important tournament for Renman was the fist prize in Reggio emilia 1980
Dec-18-08  alfiepa: this is the tournament...
Dec-18-08  alfiepa: in this site there is also a recent photo of Renman and the games . The games are not in this database
Dec-18-11  BIDMONFA: Nils-Gustaf Renman

RENMAN, Nils Gustaf

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  Penguincw: Happy 61st birthday.
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  Tabanus: European 65+ champion 2017, congrats! Losing only one game, in round 8 to the runner-up Tamas Georgadze.

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Is a report by Ralf Akesson, for those who can read Swedish. There are pictures of the winners at

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