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Iolo Ceredig Jones
Number of games in database: 91
Years covered: 1970 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2175
Highest rating achieved in database: 2380

Overall record: +19 -42 =30 (37.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    D02 A40 A41
 English (5) 
    A15 A16 A19 A10
 King's Indian Attack (4) 
With the Black pieces:
 Old Indian (16) 
    A54 A55 A53
 Petrov (11) 
    C42 C43
 Vienna Opening (4) 
    C29 C28
 English (4) 
    A15 A16
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   I Jones vs A Gillen, 1992 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Haifa Olympiad (Men) (1976)
   Chess Olympiad (2010)
   Chess Olympiad (2012)

   🏆 World Senior Teams Championship (65+)
   N Birnboim vs I Jones (May-02-17) 1-0
   D Vucenovic vs I Jones (Apr-30-17) 1/2-1/2
   I Jones vs A Stebbings (Apr-26-17) 1/2-1/2
   N Renman vs I Jones (Apr-24-17) 1/2-1/2
   Colin Menzies vs I Jones (Nov-12-16) 1/2-1/2

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(born Aug-02-1947, 71 years old) United Kingdom

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FIDE master Iolo Ceredig Jones was born in Llandysel, Wales. He was joint Welsh champion in 1983.

Wikipedia article: Iolo Ceredig Jones

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 91  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Cronick vs I Jones  0-1701970WLS-chC28 Vienna Game
2. M F Littleton vs I Jones  ½-½171972Chess Olympiad Final-CE73 King's Indian
3. A Planinc vs I Jones  1-0381974Olympiad Final-AC42 Petrov Defense
4. I Jones vs Portisch  ½-½581974Olympiad Final-AA04 Reti Opening
5. A J Whiteley vs I Jones  1-0391974Olympiad Final-AE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
6. I Jones vs J Dueball 0-1291974Olympiad Final-AE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
7. I Jones vs Sosonko  0-1351974Olympiad Final-AA07 King's Indian Attack
8. B Viglundsson vs I Jones  0-1351976Haifa Olympiad (Men)A54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
9. I Kanko vs I Jones  0-1431976Haifa Olympiad (Men)A54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
10. H Schumacher vs I Jones  ½-½301976Haifa Olympiad (Men)A48 King's Indian
11. M Cuellar Gacharna vs I Jones  ½-½361976Haifa Olympiad (Men)C42 Petrov Defense
12. I Jones vs A Bogda  ½-½341976Haifa Olympiad (Men)E92 King's Indian
13. I Jones vs L Cornford  ½-½261976Haifa Olympiad (Men)A25 English
14. Romanishin vs I Jones  1-0391978OlympiadA53 Old Indian
15. G Bordonada vs I Jones 1-0291978OlympiadC29 Vienna Gambit
16. I Jones vs S C James  1-0231981WLS-chA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
17. D Sully vs I Jones  ½-½231981WLS-chA04 Reti Opening
18. I Jones vs G Botterill  0-1791981WLS-chA19 English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation
19. I Jones vs P Cunningham  ½-½381981WLS-chA15 English
20. A H Williams vs I Jones  1-0431981WLS-chA54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
21. J Cooper vs I Jones  1-0351981WLS-chA53 Old Indian
22. D Johnston vs I Jones  0-1401981WLS-chA00 Uncommon Opening
23. R Meulders vs I Jones  ½-½481982Marbella Zonal Group BA54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
24. F J Sanz Alonso vs I Jones  1-0431982Marbella Zonal Group BA07 King's Indian Attack
25. I Jones vs A Rittiphunyawong  1-0401982Chess OlympiadD57 Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense
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  TheAlchemist: Iolo? Cerredig? Are those common names in Wales?
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  offramp: Iolo is short for Iorwerth, which means 'handsome lord', and Cerredig is probably one of the many variants of Caractacus - the tribal chief who rebelled against the Romans.

Handsome Lord Caractacus Jones.

Aug-11-05  Anatooly Homedepotov: "Jones" kind of spoils the exotic beauty of the name for me.
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  TheAlchemist: <offramp> Thanks. I love Welsh names because of their uniqueness, like these geographical: Llandudn, Ffestiniog, Clwyd, Ystwyth, etc.
Jun-26-09  myschkin: . . .

Welsh Chess Union moto:

"Ymosodiad Dewr; Amddiffyniad Sicr"

(Bold in Attack; In Defence Secure)

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He is notable as the co-author of the only Welsh language chess manual, <A chwaraei di wyddbwyll?>, which he wrote with his father, T. Llew Jones.

Jones has competed at 14 consecutive Chess Olympiads between 1972 and 1998. He won a gold medal for his performance at the Olympiad Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, in 1990


Oct-07-10  owenll: The proper spelling of his name is Iolo Ceredig Jones - it is misspelt on many online chess resources. Ceredig (5th century) was a son of Cunedda, and the county Ceredigion is named after him:
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  GrahamClayton: Jones made his comeback to the Welsh Olympiad team in 2010, and narrowly missed gaining his FM title. He worked hard - his average number of moves made for each game was 71.
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  perfidious: To see Jones' bio with the title 'Candidate Master' is something of a bad joke, for he was a player who may well have made IM in his best days.
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