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Jon Gudmundsson
Number of games in database: 14
Years covered: 1930 to 1953
Overall record: +1 -12 =1 (10.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born 1904, died 1980, 76 years old) Iceland

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Jon Gudmundsson was Icelandic Champion in 1932, 1936 and 1937.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Gudmundsson vs J van den Bosch  0-1601930Hamburg ol (Men)A17 English
2. J Gudmundsson vs Prokes 0-1311930Hamburg ol (Men)A29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
3. M Golmayo De La Torriente vs J Gudmundsson  1-0371930Hamburg ol (Men)B45 Sicilian, Taimanov
4. J Gudmundsson vs Duchamp  1-0681930Hamburg ol (Men)A18 English, Mikenas-Carls
5. J Gudmundsson vs Tartakower 0-1351930Hamburg ol (Men)A84 Dutch
6. J Gudmundsson vs Flohr  0-14119377th olm finalD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
7. J Gudmundsson vs S Landau  ½-½5119377th olm finalD14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
8. Keres vs J Gudmundsson 1-02519377th olm finalE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
9. E R Lundin vs J Gudmundsson  1-04219377th olm finalD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. R Grau vs J Gudmundsson  1-03919377th olm finalD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
11. J Gudmundsson vs Szabo 0-15119377th olm finalA47 Queen's Indian
12. J Gudmundsson vs A D de Groot  0-1411939Buenos Aires ol (Men) prel-CE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
13. M Luckis vs J Gudmundsson  1-0551939Buenos Aires ol (Men) prel-CD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
14. F Olafsson vs J Gudmundsson 1-0241953ReykjavikB83 Sicilian
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  Benzol: Jon Gundmundsson
Icelandic champion in 1932, 1936 and 1937.
Nov-02-09  Gudmundsson: Jon Gudmundsson did not take part 1962
in Varna Olympic.

Arinbjorn Gudmundsson did,and playd
K Skjold, not Stoltz

Arinbjorn Gudmundsson

Aug-16-14  Volcanus: born in 1904, died in 1980

May-25-16  luftforlife: Here is a link to an article by Baldru Pálmason, published in Morgunblađiđ on October 21, 1978 at page 28, entitled "Olympíuskákmót í hálfa öld," that outlines Jón Guđmundsson's participation in the men's chess Olympiads held at Hamburg 1930, Stockholm 1937, and Buenos Aires 1939:

As Pálmason mentions, Jón Guđmundsson played especially well in the Buenos Aires 1939 men's chess Olympiad, where he finished with a score of 11.0/14.0: three losses in the August qualifiers, but a perfect record of ten-out-of-ten in the September finals in Group B:

According to Wojciech Bartelski, Jón Guđmundsson won the third-board prize in Group B for best individual results in Copa Argentina (the official name for the Group-B finals):

May-25-16  luftforlife: Here is a more specific "drilled-down" link to the information about Final B (Copa Argentina):

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