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Marvin C Palmer
Number of games in database: 39
Years covered: 1913 to 1969
Overall record: +8 -29 =2 (23.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Nov-20-1897, died Sep-1985, 87 years old) United States of America

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Marvin Palmer won the Iowa State Championship in 1917 at the age of 20, the Missouri State Championship in 1922, and the Michigan State Championship six times (1933, 1934, 1937, 1940, 1942, 1943). He was also the 1944 Golden Knights Champion in correspondence chess.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B Jefferson vs M C Palmer  1-0321913Western ChampionshipC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
2. Ed. Lasker vs M C Palmer  1-0251916Western ChampionshipD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
3. E M Cobb vs M C Palmer 1-022192021st Western ChampionshipC22 Center Game
4. N Whitaker vs M C Palmer  1-0491922Western ChampionshipA53 Old Indian
5. Janowski vs M C Palmer 1-03019239th American Chess CongressD02 Queen's Pawn Game
6. M C Palmer vs M A Schapiro  0-13119239th American Chess CongressC66 Ruy Lopez
7. O Chajes vs M C Palmer 1-03019239th American Chess CongressD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
8. Marshall vs M C Palmer  1-02819239th American Chess CongressC49 Four Knights
9. M C Palmer vs V Sournin  0-14319239th American Chess CongressC61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense
10. M C Palmer vs O Tenner  1-05719239th American Chess CongressC01 French, Exchange
11. Ed. Lasker vs M C Palmer  1-04619239th American Chess CongressD02 Queen's Pawn Game
12. M C Palmer vs Kupchik  0-17319239th American Chess CongressB01 Scandinavian
13. M C Palmer vs A Margolis  1-021192425th Western ChampionshipB12 Caro-Kann Defense
14. N Banks vs M C Palmer  ½-½301924Western ChampionshipD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. M C Palmer vs Carlos Torre ½-½211924Western op, USAC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
16. M C Palmer vs H Steiner  1-0321925Western ChampionshipB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
17. Kupchik vs M C Palmer  0-1511925Western Championship (open)A33 English, Symmetrical
18. M J Maxfield vs M C Palmer  0-1231925Western ChampionshipC30 King's Gambit Declined
19. Factor vs M C Palmer  1-0591925Western ChampionshipD02 Queen's Pawn Game
20. N Whitaker vs M C Palmer  0-13619271st NCF CongressB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
21. Reshevsky vs M C Palmer  1-0191927National Chess Federation CongressD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
22. M C Palmer vs L Isaacs  0-1471930Western ChampionshipD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. N Whitaker vs M C Palmer  1-0271930Western ChampionshipD05 Queen's Pawn Game
24. F Reinfeld vs M C Palmer  1-0241932Western ChampionshipD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
25. Fine vs M C Palmer  1-0601932Western ChampionshipD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
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  Phony Benoni: In this picture from the 1913 Western Championship Palmer is standing, second from the right:

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