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Ingvar Asmundsson
I Asmundsson 
 
Number of games in database: 207
Years covered: 1957 to 2005
Last FIDE rating: 2292
Highest rating achieved in database: 2405

Overall record: +64 -76 =66 (47.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (26) 
    B31 B40 B30 B52 B20
 Ruy Lopez (10) 
    C69 C81 C70 C71 C78
 French Defense (8) 
    C18 C00 C11 C16 C19
 Pirc (8) 
    B08 B07
 Caro-Kann (6) 
    B13 B14 B12 B18 B11
 Ruy Lopez Exchange (5) 
    C69
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (21) 
    C16 C00 C07 C02 C01
 Sicilian (16) 
    B42 B44 B47 B32 B46
 King's Indian (12) 
    E80 E60 E66 E89 E98
 Alekhine's Defense (12) 
    B05 B03 B02
 Dutch Defense (10) 
    A81 A92 A87 A96 A84
 French Winawer (7) 
    C16 C18 C19
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   I Asmundsson vs J Thor, 1974 1-0
   T Knight vs I Asmundsson, 1974 0-1
   I Asmundsson vs A Gudmundsson, 1964 1/2-1/2
   I Asmundsson vs R Hoen, 1977 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Vestmannaeyjar (1985)
   World Seniors Championship (2005)


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INGVAR ASMUNDSSON
(born Jul-10-1934, died Feb-21-2007, 72 years old) Iceland

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FIDE master Ingvar Ásmundsson played for Iceland in three Olympiads, in 1968, 1974 and 1978. He was Icelandic Champion in 1979. He placed first at the World Open in Philadelphia in 1978. Ásmundsson was an honorary member of the American Chess Federation since 1972. He was one of the first players in Iceland to embrace the new internet technology for chess, and is said to have played over 40,000 games online.

He was also one of the driving forces behind the team which managed to have Robert James Fischer liberated from Japan.


 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 207  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. I Asmundsson vs G Agustsson  ½-½521957ReykjavikD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
2. Pilnik vs I Asmundsson  1-0231957ReykjavikB32 Sicilian
3. I Asmundsson vs Stahlberg  ½-½691957ReykjavikA04 Reti Opening
4. G Palmason vs I Asmundsson  ½-½201957ReykjavikE60 King's Indian Defense
5. I Asmundsson vs G Gunnarsson 1-0281957ReykjavikA65 Benoni, 6.e4
6. A Gudmundsson vs I Asmundsson  ½-½171957ReykjavikE86 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6
7. I Asmundsson vs B Johannesson  1-0581957ReykjavikE70 King's Indian
8. G S Gudmundsson vs I Asmundsson 1-0301957ReykjavikA48 King's Indian
9. F Olafsson vs I Asmundsson  1-0361957ReykjavikE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
10. I Asmundsson vs I Johannsson  ½-½131957ReykjavikC71 Ruy Lopez
11. Benko vs I Asmundsson  ½-½411957ReykjavikC07 French, Tarrasch
12. Benites vs I Asmundsson  0-1391957WchT U26 04thE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
13. I Asmundsson vs E Aaltio  1-0401957WchT U26 04thE00 Queen's Pawn Game
14. Gurgenidze vs I Asmundsson  1-0381957WchT U26 04thB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
15. L Navarovszky vs I Asmundsson  ½-½211957WchT U26 04thE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
16. I Asmundsson vs Myagmarsuren  1-0411957WchT U26 04thE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
17. N Padevsky vs I Asmundsson 1-0161957WchT U26 04thC18 French, Winawer
18. I Asmundsson vs Feuerstein  0-1411957WchT U26 04thA32 English, Symmetrical Variation
19. H Liebert vs I Asmundsson  ½-½401957WchT U26 04thC07 French, Tarrasch
20. I Asmundsson vs E Davis  1-0331957WchT U26 04thE02 Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4
21. B Sehlstedt vs I Asmundsson  ½-½341957WchT U26 04thE60 King's Indian Defense
22. B Andersen vs I Asmundsson  0-1381957WchT U26 04thE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
23. I Asmundsson vs F Blatny  ½-½671957WchT U26 04thE09 Catalan, Closed
24. I Asmundsson vs A Kolarov  0-1591958WchT U26 prel-B 05thE45 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation
25. Mednis vs I Asmundsson  ½-½281958WchT U26 prel-B 05thC07 French, Tarrasch
 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 207  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-21-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Ingvar Asmundsson
Born 10th July 1934
He was Icelandic Champion in 1979.
Dec-21-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Is this a possible answer to the chess cafe quiz question?
Jul-10-06  BIDMONFA: Ingvar Asmundsson

ASMUNDSSON, Ingvar
http://www.bidmonfa.com/asmundsson_...
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Feb-26-07  syracrophy: He died four days ago? Can someone explain more about it?
Mar-24-07  gunnar373: Ingvar Asmundsson died after long illnes. I think it was cancer. RIP
Jul-10-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  brankat: R.I.P. Mr.Asmundsson.
Jul-10-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  DarthStapler: I've played more than 40,000 games online
Jul-10-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Thanks for your efforts!

R.I.P. Ingvar Asmundsson.

Jul-10-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: <He was one of the first players in Iceland to embrace the new internet technology for chess, and is said to have played over 40,000 games online.>

he died at age 73, assuming he played chess for 40 years then he averaged 1,000 games a year of 2.74 games per day.

R.I.P Master Ingvar.

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