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Moritz Billecard
Number of games in database: 29
Years covered: 1900 to 1907

Overall record: +4 -17 =8 (27.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (5) 
    C78 C67 C65 C66 C68
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(born Aug-03-1876, died Dec-08-1940, 64 years old) France

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Antoine Maurice Anthelme Billecard was born in Lure (Haute-Sa˘ne), France. As an adult, he lived in Algeria which, at that time, was a French territory.

He tied for 14-15 at Munich (1900), and 20th in the Ostend 1907 chess tournament.(1)

(1) Wikipedia article: Moritz Billecard


Last updated: 2016-08-03 01:00:06

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 29  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. W Cohn vs M Billecard 1-0231900MunichC50 Giuoco Piano
2. M Billecard vs Von Popiel ½-½431900MunichD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
3. F G Jacob vs M Billecard 0-1471900MunichD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
4. H Wolf vs M Billecard 1-0311900MunichC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
5. M Billecard vs Schlechter 0-1441900MunichD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
6. Von Bardeleben vs M Billecard 1-0511900MunichC78 Ruy Lopez
7. M Billecard vs Burn 0-1881900MunichD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
8. Pillsbury vs M Billecard 1-0531900MunichC67 Ruy Lopez
9. M Billecard vs Janowski  0-1481900MunichC82 Ruy Lopez, Open
10. Halprin vs M Billecard  ½-½411900MunichD00 Queen's Pawn Game
11. M Billecard vs J N Berger  0-1271900MunichD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
12. G Marco vs M Billecard  ½-½341900MunichC49 Four Knights
13. M Billecard vs Von Gottschall  ½-½301900MunichD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. Maroczy vs M Billecard  1-0611900MunichC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
15. M Billecard vs Showalter  0-1341900MunichC48 Four Knights
16. Spielmann vs M Billecard 1-0271907Ostend-BC21 Center Game
17. Tartakower vs M Billecard 1-0271907Ostend-BC56 Two Knights
18. M Billecard vs Nimzowitsch  ½-½471907Ostend-BD02 Queen's Pawn Game
19. G Schories vs M Billecard  1-0301907Ostend-BC66 Ruy Lopez
20. M Billecard vs Znosko-Borovsky  0-1271907Ostend-BD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
21. M Billecard vs W John  ½-½351907Ostend-BD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. J Mortimer vs M Billecard  ½-½511907Ostend-BC41 Philidor Defense
23. M Billecard vs Salwe  ½-½431907Ostend-BC49 Four Knights
24. Teichmann vs M Billecard  0-1291907Ostend-BD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. E Cohn vs M Billecard  1-0391907Ostend-BC29 Vienna Gambit
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  Honza Cervenka:, Billecard is the surname of this player.
Nov-12-08  Mibelz: Maurice (Moritz) Billecard was a French chess player who lived in Algeria.
Mar-18-14  thomastonk: In 1907, Billecard was judge in Cherchell, a seaport town 90 km in the east of Algiers.
Aug-03-16  BIDMONFA: Moritz Billecard


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  keypusher: It's funny, between this guy and Moritz Porges I think of Moritz as a punching-bag name.

Which is quite wrong of me. Billecard and Porges were strong enough to get into super-tournaments where they were overmatched against the likes of Lasker, Rubinstein, and Charousek. Then, as it happened, those super-tournament games were the only ones (or almost the only ones) that made it into this database; the hundreds of other games that Billecard or Porges won aren't here.

Is Moritz just a nickname or derivation of Maurice, by the way?

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