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Jon Gudmundsson
Number of games in database: 26
Years covered: 1930 to 1953
Overall record: +12 -13 =1 (48.1%)*
   * 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.

Wikipedia article: Jón Guðmundsson

Last updated: 2020-11-19 06:13:02

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 26  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Gudmundsson vs J van den Bosch  0-1601930Hamburg OlympiadA17 English
2. J Gudmundsson vs Prokes 0-1311930Hamburg OlympiadA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
3. M Golmayo De La Torriente vs J Gudmundsson  1-0371930Hamburg OlympiadB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
4. J Gudmundsson vs Duchamp  1-0681930Hamburg OlympiadA18 English, Mikenas-Carls
5. J Gudmundsson vs Tartakower 0-1351930Hamburg OlympiadA84 Dutch
6. J Gudmundsson vs Flohr  0-1411937Stockholm OlympiadD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
7. J Gudmundsson vs S Landau  ½-½511937Stockholm OlympiadD14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
8. Keres vs J Gudmundsson 1-0251937Stockholm OlympiadE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
9. E Lundin vs J Gudmundsson  1-0421937Stockholm OlympiadD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. J Gudmundsson vs Szabo 0-1511937Stockholm OlympiadA47 Queen's Indian
11. R Grau vs J Gudmundsson  1-0391937Stockholm OlympiadD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
12. J Gudmundsson vs A D de Groot  0-1411939Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-3E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
13. Guimard vs J Gudmundsson  1-0351939Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-3D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
14. M Luckis vs J Gudmundsson  1-0551939Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-3D61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
15. W Minnis vs J Gudmundsson  0-1331939Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-3D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. J Gudmundsson vs Luis Laterza  1-0411939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-BD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. Domingo Cruz Bulnes vs J Gudmundsson  0-1251939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-BD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. J Gudmundsson vs J R Hurtado  1-0381939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-BA46 Queen's Pawn Game
19. J Gudmundsson vs S Morales  1-0581939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-BA46 Queen's Pawn Game
20. J Gudmundsson vs Sverre Rebnord  1-0331939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-BD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. J Gudmundsson vs O Neikirch 1-0401939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-BA46 Queen's Pawn Game
22. J Gudmundsson vs W Minnis  1-0431939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-BD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. Rene Castro de Mendoza vs J Gudmundsson  0-1301939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-BD02 Queen's Pawn Game
24. J Gudmundsson vs L A Gulla  1-0401939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-BA46 Queen's Pawn Game
25. H Opsahl vs J Gudmundsson  0-1361939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-BD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
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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 Morgunblaðið on October 21, 1978 at page 28, entitled "Olympíuskákmót í hálfa öld," that outlines Jón Guðmundsson's participation in the men's chess Olympiads held at Hamburg 1930, Stockholm 1937, and Buenos Aires 1939:

As Pálmason mentions, Jón Guðmundsson 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 Guðmundsson 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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