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Johan van Mil
J Van Mil 
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Number of games in database: 214
Years covered: 1973 to 2002
Last FIDE rating: 2337
Highest rating achieved in database: 2475

Overall record: +54 -82 =76 (43.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (36) 
    B22 B50 B82 B31 B23
 French Defense (14) 
    C15 C10 C12 C14 C13
 Two Knights (8) 
 French (7) 
    C10 C12 C13 C11 C00
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A45 E00 D00 A40
 Pirc (6) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (22) 
    B46 B44 B82 B47 B20
 Grunfeld (17) 
    D85 D86 D76 D98 D92
 Reti System (12) 
    A04 A05
 Sicilian Taimanov (12) 
    B46 B47
 Queen's Pawn Game (10) 
    A40 A45 D02 A41
 Robatsch (8) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   NN vs J Van Mil, 1973 0-1
   T Haimovich vs J Van Mil, 2001 0-1
   J Van Mil vs Roelen, 1973 1-0
   Tseshkovsky vs J Van Mil, 1990 0-1

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(born Mar-26-1959, died Nov-09-2008, 49 years old) Netherlands

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IM Johannes Antonius Josef van Mil was born in Ammerzoden, The Netherlands.

 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 214  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Welling vs J Van Mil ½-½141973Eindhoven U16 ch.C33 King's Gambit Accepted
2. NN vs J Van Mil 0-181973EindhovenC48 Four Knights
3. J Van Mil vs Roelen  1-091973EindhovenC44 King's Pawn Game
4. G Welling vs J Van Mil  0-1291976Eindhoven U20 ch.A45 Queen's Pawn Game
5. J Van Mil vs J van Baarle  0-1211976NED-ch opD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. B van Dijk vs J Van Mil  0-1161976Netherlands ttA05 Reti Opening
7. J Van Mil vs H Janssen  0-1351977NED-ch U18E20 Nimzo-Indian
8. P de Roode vs J Van Mil  1-0461977NED-ch U18A16 English
9. J Van Mil vs K Nagtegaal  0-1431977NED-ch U18E00 Queen's Pawn Game
10. J Van Mil vs N Hauwert  1-0311977NED-ch U18D06 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. J Van Mil vs H van der Poel  1-0211977NED-ch U18A57 Benko Gambit
12. S Douma vs J Van Mil  0-1391977NED-ch U18D86 Grunfeld, Exchange
13. H van der Scheer vs J Van Mil  0-1261977NED-ch U18D86 Grunfeld, Exchange
14. Van der Wiel vs J Van Mil 1-091977NEDB61 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2
15. J Van Mil vs G J Ludden  0-1381977NED-ch U18D09 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3
16. P Van der Weide vs J Van Mil  ½-½601980NED-ch sfA07 King's Indian Attack
17. J Van Mil vs F A Cuijpers  1-0411980NED-ch sfA67 Benoni, Taimanov Variation
18. J Van Mil vs H Grooten  ½-½101981Caorle opB12 Caro-Kann Defense
19. J Van Mil vs M Vujovic  0-1611981Caorle opB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
20. A D Martin vs J Van Mil  1-0371981Caorle opA02 Bird's Opening
21. M Sibilio vs J Van Mil  0-1271981Caorle opD96 Grunfeld, Russian Variation
22. J Van Mil vs Svetislav Andjelkovic  1-0551981Caorle opB01 Scandinavian
23. J Van Mil vs E Ungureanu  0-1311981BielB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
24. J Van Mil vs R Witt  0-1401981NED-ch sfD85 Grunfeld
25. S Rasidovic vs J Van Mil  0-1381981Caorle opB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 214  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-09-06  Autoreparaturwerkbau: Johannnes? Triple N? Awkward.
Nov-27-07  bystander: <Autoreparaturwerkbau> Triple N is also very uncommon in the Dutch language.
Nov-27-07  Stonehenge: Nice chap, I met him once. And yes, Johannes is with two n's.
Nov-27-07  Shams: I heard he got his third N norm.
Nov-07-08  Edwin M: After a wrecking illness IM Van Mil is about to depart from this world. His wife WGM Erika Sziva asked you to light a candle for him. Be it in real life or like so (visit link)

Farewell Johannes.

Nov-07-08  jmi: I'm stunned. It's unbelievable how a sudden illness can render a man so helpless so quickly.

My thoughts and prayers are with him, his wife and his children.


Nov-10-08  nescio: Johan van Mil died yesterday, November 9. In Memoriam on
Nov-10-08  SufferingBruin: Deepest sympathies to his family.
Nov-11-08  Stonehenge: RIP Johan van Mil :(
Nov-11-08  Karpova:

R.I.P. IM Johannes Antonius Josef van Mil.

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  diagonal: a sad moment, not only for dutch chess, ... just 49 years old, my thoughts are with his family:

rest in peace, Johannes van Mil.

Nov-11-08  Alphastar: I have frequently used the chess book store of him and his wife. I'm a bit shocked.

I wish Erika and the kids all the best and I hope Johan rests in peace.

May-08-09  Eastfrisian: Read it today for the first time. Younger than me. Really sad. R.I.P.
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  wordfunph: rest in peace, IM Johan van Mil..
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  wordfunph: <Dutch chess players know him from the magazine Schaaknieuws (started in 1986) and from the mail-order company De Beste Zet (The Best Move), specializing in chess books!, which he runs together with his wife Erika Sziva, and from an impressive victory over grandmaster Donner many years ago.>

* taken from The Black Lion by Jerry van Rekom & Leo Jansen

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