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Si Narsar
  
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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SI NARSAR
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 page 1 of 1; 12 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Narsar vs A von Oefele 0-1191910MedanA00 Uncommon Opening
2. A von Oefele vs S Narsar  0-1331910MedanC41 Philidor Defense
3. S Narsar vs I J Milborn  0-1371914BataviaC24 Bishop's Opening
4. S Narsar vs C van der Vecht  1-0801914YogyakartaC02 French, Advance
5. H Meyer vs S Narsar  0-1341914BataviaC41 Philidor Defense
6. S Narsar vs H Meyer  0-1401914BataviaB20 Sicilian
7. D Bleijkmans vs S Narsar  1-0491916SurabayaC33 King's Gambit Accepted
8. J Safier vs S Narsar  0-1351917WeltevredenC01 French, Exchange
9. P F N Heije vs S Narsar 0-1461917WeltevredenC15 French, Winawer
10. S Narsar vs B Kostic  0-14119253 board SimulA80 Dutch
11. H Meyer vs S Narsar  1-0491931BerastagiA40 Queen's Pawn Game
12. S Narsar vs H Meyer  ½-½441931BerastagiC55 Two Knights Defense
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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 Toba.>

May-21-14  Stonehenge: Very good article, but it wasn't H D B Meijer but Herman Meyer:

http://www.dbnl.org/tekst/_jaa00319...

H 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:

http://collectie.tropenmuseum.nl/Im...

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"]
[Site "Java"]
[Date "1914.??.??"]
[White "Narsar, Si"]
[Black "L...d"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A00"]

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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