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Gerrit R D van Doesburgh
Number of games in database: 64
Years covered: 1925 to 1947

Overall record: +11 -37 =16 (29.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 French Defense (6) 
    C01 C11 C10 C15
With the Black pieces:
 Orthodox Defense (8) 
    D63 D51 D68 D62 D69
 French Defense (7) 
    C13 C02 C11 C05
 Ruy Lopez (5) 
    C83 C60 C63 C67
 French (4) 
    C13 C11
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   G van Doesburgh vs Maroczy, 1936 1/2-1/2
   G van Doesburgh vs L Alster, 1947 1/2-1/2

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(born Oct-26-1900, died Apr-24-1966, 65 years old) Netherlands

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Gerrit Roelof Diederik van Doesburgh

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 64  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B Frank vs G van Doesburgh  1-0281925VAS winterC29 Vienna Gambit
2. Noteboom vs G van Doesburgh  1-0391930BSG-NRSVD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. Noteboom vs G van Doesburgh 1-0291931MatchD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. G van Doesburgh vs Noteboom  0-1291931MatchE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
5. G van Doesburgh vs Noteboom  ½-½401931MatchE15 Queen's Indian
6. G van Doesburgh vs W Rivier  0-1531931Prague ol (Men)D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
7. P Frydman vs G van Doesburgh  1-0601931Prague ol (Men)D34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
8. G van Doesburgh vs E R Lundin  0-1451931Prague ol (Men)D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
9. G van Doesburgh vs D van Foreest  ½-½311934BussumC23 Bishop's Opening
10. G van Doesburgh vs C L C Dekker  1-0301934BussumD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
11. G van Doesburgh vs G Harum  1-0331934KlosterneuburgC10 French
12. H van Steenis vs G van Doesburgh  1-0551935SGS-chC11 French
13. S Landau vs G van Doesburgh  ½-½251936NED-chD62 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
14. S Landau vs G van Doesburgh  1-0361936ZandvoortD26 Queen's Gambit Accepted
15. G van Doesburgh vs Bogoljubov  ½-½591936ZandvoortA50 Queen's Pawn Game
16. Prins vs G van Doesburgh  0-1521936ZandvoortD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. A Becker vs G van Doesburgh  1-0421936ZandvoortC13 French
18. G van Doesburgh vs Maroczy ½-½621936ZandvoortD64 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
19. Spielmann vs G van Doesburgh  ½-½301936ZandvoortD02 Queen's Pawn Game
20. G van Doesburgh vs Tartakower  ½-½331936ZandvoortE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
21. Keres vs G van Doesburgh  1-0271936ZandvoortA14 English
22. G van Doesburgh vs Euwe  0-1581936ZandvoortB83 Sicilian
23. Gruenfeld vs G van Doesburgh  ½-½271936ZandvoortD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
24. G van Doesburgh vs Fine  ½-½301936ZandvoortC01 French, Exchange
25. G van Doesburgh vs K Richter 0-1231936Munich OlympiadA51 Budapest Gambit
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-29-17  Nosnibor: Although his overall record in this database is not spectacular he seems to have acquitted himself well with a win over Euwe and draws against Bogojubow, Fine, Spielmann,Gruenfeld,Tartakower, and Maroczy. He also had a fine win against Prins.
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  offramp: When I see a name that includes a "van" or a "von" I am always curious where that town is.

Here the town in now named Doesburg, in the east of Holland. It lost its last <h> during the Seven Years War

The town is most famous for the its Doesburg Cake:
"<"In London you have fish and chips, in Doesburg we have Doesburg cake.">

Doesburg Cake is made from molasses, egg yolks, bitter almonds, cream, beer, mace, treacle, bicarbonate of celery, crystallized cherries (or four leeks), two ounces of flour, butter, and lots of capers. I have not tried it myself.

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