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Eigil Pedersen
Number of games in database: 111
Years covered: 1950 to 1972
Overall record: +32 -43 =36 (45.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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B71 Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation (2 games)
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D51 Queen's Gambit Declined (2 games)
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(born May-23-1917, died Aug-02-1994, 77 years old) Denmark

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Eigil Pedersen was born in Århus*. He won the Danish Championship in 1951 (after a play-off), 1953 and 1961.

*Wikipedia article: Aarhus

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 111  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C Hugot vs Eigil Pedersen  ½-½751950Dubrovnik olmA53 Old Indian
2. J Sumar vs Eigil Pedersen  0-1421950Dubrovnik olmE91 King's Indian
3. H Steiner vs Eigil Pedersen  0-1501950Dubrovnik olmE70 King's Indian
4. H Kramer vs Eigil Pedersen  ½-½311950Dubrovnik olmE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
5. Eigil Pedersen vs G Porreca  ½-½241950Dubrovnik olmC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
6. Guimard vs Eigil Pedersen  1-0421950Dubrovnik olmE60 King's Indian Defense
7. Letelier vs Eigil Pedersen  0-1261950Dubrovnik olmD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. Eigil Pedersen vs P Devos  0-1781950Dubrovnik olmB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
9. Eigil Pedersen vs R Niemi  ½-½571950Dubrovnik olmA46 Queen's Pawn Game
10. L Schmid vs Eigil Pedersen  1-0291950Dubrovnik olmE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
11. Pirc vs Eigil Pedersen 1-0351950Dubrovnik olmA06 Reti Opening
12. A Bergqvist vs Eigil Pedersen  0-1311950Dubrovnik olmE68 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4
13. Eigil Pedersen vs A Zografakis 1-0101950Dubrovnik olmB71 Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation
14. Eigil Pedersen vs W Heidenfeld  1-0451951Marianske Lazne / Prague ZonalC07 French, Tarrasch
15. Szabo vs Eigil Pedersen 1-0251951Marianske Lazne / Prague ZonalA80 Dutch
16. Lokvenc vs Eigil Pedersen  ½-½351951Marianske Lazne / Prague ZonalC48 Four Knights
17. S Basjuni vs Eigil Pedersen  1-0621951Marianske Lazne / Prague ZonalA02 Bird's Opening
18. K Skold vs Eigil Pedersen  1-0381951Marianske Lazne / Prague ZonalC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
19. Eigil Pedersen vs Pachman  0-1411951Marianske Lazne / Prague ZonalB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
20. Eigil Pedersen vs J A Fred  0-1301951Marianske Lazne / Prague ZonalC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
21. Eigil Pedersen vs O Barda  ½-½251951Marianske Lazne / Prague ZonalA53 Old Indian
22. Foltys vs Eigil Pedersen  ½-½281951Marianske Lazne / Prague ZonalA10 English
23. Eigil Pedersen vs A Tsvetkov  0-1411951Marianske Lazne / Prague ZonalC02 French, Advance
24. Eigil Pedersen vs Balanel  ½-½461951Marianske Lazne / Prague ZonalC01 French, Exchange
25. G Barcza vs Eigil Pedersen  ½-½841951Marianske Lazne / Prague ZonalA14 English
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  brankat: If Mr.Eigil Pedersen is still around, he'd be 91 today.

Either way, Happy Birthday!

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  martin moller: Eigil Pedersen 23/5-1917 - 2/8-1994
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  martin moller: Eigil Pedersen (untitled amateur) 3 times danish champion, 15 times Aarhus champion and 10 times champion in his local chessclub "Nordre". The following chess problem won 1.price in denmark 1944 ( # in 3 )

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May-23-09  WhiteRook48: Happy birthday!
May-23-09  I Like Fish: rip...
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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Eigil Pedersen.
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