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Remarkable Icelandic Players (RIP)
Compiled by Aurora
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Legendary games of deceased Icelandic players:

Petur Zophoniasson (1879 - 1946)

Eggert Gilfer (1892 - 1960)

Jon Gudmundsson (1904 - 1980)

Asmundur Asgeirsson (1906 - 1986)

Thrainn Sigurdsson (1912 - 2004)

Sturla Petursson (1915 - 1999)

Gudmundur S Gudmundsson (1918 - 1974)

Bjarni Magnusson (1921 - 2010)

Gudjon Sigurdsson (1927 - 1956)

Gudmundur Palmason (1928 - 2004)

Freysteinn Thorbergsson (1931 - 1974)

Thorir Olafsson (1931 - 1990)

Arinbjorn Gudmundsson (1932 - 2014) ISL/AUS

Ingvar Asmundsson (1934 - 2007)

Ingi Randver Johannsson (1936 - 2010)

Julius H Loftsson (1941 - 2009)

Johann Thorir Jonsson (1941 - 1999)

Stefan Kristjansson (1982 - 2018)

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and although he never played for Iceland, beyond any question he's our honorary member:

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Robert James Fischer (1943 - 2008)

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A Asgeirsson vs A Tsvetkov, 1936
(C10) French, 50 moves, 1-0

T D van Scheltinga vs A Asgeirsson, 1937
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 50 moves, 0-1

E Steiner vs A Asgeirsson, 1937
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 69 moves, 0-1

Neptali Ponce Miranda vs A Asgeirsson, 1939
(E90) King's Indian, 55 moves, 0-1

M Raizman vs G S Gudmundsson, 1946
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 53 moves, 0-1

Rossolimo vs G S Gudmundsson, 1950 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 41 moves, 0-1

G S Gudmundsson vs E Lundin, 1954
(A43) Old Benoni, 42 moves, 1-0

J Gudmundsson vs Duchamp, 1930
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 68 moves, 1-0

B E Horberg vs A Gudmundsson, 1958
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 65 moves, 0-1

M Aaron vs A Gudmundsson, 1960 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 52 moves, 0-1

Draw against Tal!
G Palmason vs Tal, 1964 
(D80) Grunfeld, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Freysteinn Thorbergsson
Matulovic vs F Thorbergsson, 1970
(B01) Scandinavian, 80 moves, 1/2-1/2

H Ziska vs S Kristjansson, 2006 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

S Kristjansson vs I Sokolov, 2007
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 46 moves, 1-0

Eggert Gilfer
G van Doesburgh vs E Gilfer, 1936
(C15) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 0-1

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