Number of games in database: 12
Years covered: 1910 to 1931
Overall record: +5 -6 =1 (45.8%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
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|Mar-11-12|| ||Karpova: From Olimpiu G. Urcan's Past Pieces <An Unusual Clash>, 2011.10.11|
Link: http://www.chesscafe.com/text/urcan... (also with a picture)
<The first Batak of significant strength rising in the early 1910s was Si Narsar,
a Karo Batak, the son of a village leader, and who lived north of Lake Toba, a
large volcanic lake that today is the site of a popular resort.>
<According to a brief profile (that included a photograph of him as a young
man) in the January 31, 1914 edition of the Het nieuws van den dag voor
Nederlandsch-Indië, Si Narsar was said to be about thirty years of age, had
three wives, and lived in Brastagi, a mountain area in the northwest of Lake
|May-21-14|| ||Stonehenge: Very good article, but it wasn't H D B Meijer but Herman Meyer:|
I first thought it was (Ir.) H. Meyer but I was wrong. Meijer/Meyer is a very common name in the Netherlands, so he was very hard to find. I've also uploaded a game by his twin brother Justus.
|Sep-13-14|| ||Stonehenge: With his wife and baby:
|Nov-08-18|| ||Jean Defuse: ...
<'Shortest stalemate games'>
The following appeared on page 189 of the May 1914 BCM:
‘The Tijdschrift gives news of the “Batavian Capablanca”, Si Narsar. His simultaneous play at Java seems to have electrified the players in those
distant parts; and we quote one of his recent games from the Tijdschrift':
[Event "Simultaneous display"]
[White "Narsar, Si"]
1. a4 f5 2. h3 d6 3. d4 e5 4. Qd2 e4 5. Qf4 Be7 6. Qh2 Be6 7. Ra3 c5 8. Rg3 Qa5+ 9. Nd2 Bh4 10. f3 Bb3 $2 11. d5 e3 12. c4 f4 1/2-1/2
'Black naturally falls into the trap. Stalemate! A most remarkable position.'
Source: C.N. 3679
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