Jón Guðmundsson

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Jón Guðmundsson
CountryIceland
Born1904
Died1980

Jón Guðmundsson (1904 – 1980) was an Icelandic chess player, three-times Icelandic Chess Championship winner (1932, 1936, 1937), Chess Olympiad individual gold medal winner (1939).

Biography[edit]

In the 1930s Jón Guðmundsson was one of the most promising young chess players in Iceland.[1] He three times won the Icelandic Chess Championship (1932, 1936, 1937).

Jón Guðmundsson played for Iceland in the Chess Olympiads:[2]

After this success in 1939 Chess Olympiad, Jón Guðmundsson rarely participated in chess tournaments in the next years.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jökulsson, Hrafn (3 August 2014). "Íslendingar með á Ólympíuskákmóti 1930: Frumraun íslenskra skákmanna á erlendri grund!".
  2. ^ "OlimpBase :: Men's Chess Olympiads :: Jón Guðmundsson". www.olimpbase.org.

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