Number of games in database: 26
Years covered: 1910 to 1924
Overall record: +8 -12 =6 (42.3%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
Most played openings
|A07|| ||King's Indian Attack (3 games)||C65|| ||Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense (2 games)||B84|| ||Sicilian, Scheveningen (2 games)|
Search Sacrifice Explorer for Willem Fick
Search Google for Willem Fick
(born Mar-20-1887, died Feb-25-1971, 83 years old) Netherlands
[what is this?]
|Mr. Dr. Willem Adriaan Joseph Marie Fick. His brother Louis Fick also played chess.|
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 26
|1. Olland vs W Fick
||Utrecht||C49 Four Knights|
|2. W Fick vs Rustige
||Haarlem hexathlon||C55 Two Knights Defense|
|3. Olland vs W Fick
||Amsterdam ct||C26 Vienna|
|4. W Fick vs M Marchand
||corr||C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense|
|5. W Fick vs H van Hartingsvelt
||VAS||B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4|
|6. H Von Hennig vs W Fick
||Berlin-Holland m Telegraph||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|7. O Zander vs W Fick
||Match GER-NED||B40 Sicilian|
|8. W Fick vs O Zander
||Match GER-NED||C64 Ruy Lopez, Classical|
|9. G Zittersteyn vs W Fick
||'s-Gravenhage theme-A||D00 Queen's Pawn Game|
|10. G Oskam vs W Fick
||The Hague theme-A||C67 Ruy Lopez|
|11. Tarrasch vs W Fick
||Gravenhage theme-A||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|12. W Fick vs Spielmann
||03, Scheveningen||C61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense|
|13. P F Johner vs W Fick
||Scheveningen NED||D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|14. W Fick vs S Takacs
||Holland vs Hakoah Chess Club||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|15. Mieses vs W Fick
||Scheveningen||B26 Sicilian, Closed, 6.Be3|
|16. H Strick van Linschoten vs W Fick
||Scheveningen NED||B24 Sicilian, Closed|
|17. W Fick vs F Treybal
||Holland vs Dobrusky Chess Club||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|18. W Fick vs Maroczy
||Scheveningen||C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense|
|19. Reti vs W Fick
||Scheveningen NED||A04 Reti Opening|
|20. Euwe vs W Fick
||Amsterdam||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|21. W Fick vs H N Hansen
||Scheveningen NED||C86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack|
|22. W Fick vs Znosko-Borovsky
||Scheveningen it||C77 Ruy Lopez|
|23. W Fick vs Colle
||NED||B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen|
|24. Yates vs W Fick
||Scheveningen NED||B41 Sicilian, Kan|
|25. J H Pannekoek vs W Fick
||Tournoi Majeur||B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen|
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 26
|Sep-07-11|| ||Lovuschka: There also is a famous game of Wim H. Boom vs. Willem Fick, Netherlands 1913.|
1.e4 e5 2.Sf3 Sc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Sf6 5.0-0 Sxe4 6.d4 b5 7.d5 Se7 8.Re1 Sc5 9.Sxe5! Sxa4? 10.Qf3!! f6 11.Qh5+ g6 12.Sxg6 hxg6 13.Qxg6 mate; as given in Emil Gelenczei's "200 Eröffnungsfallen" and on internet: http://www.chess.com/games/view.htm...
|Mar-20-12|| ||brankat: The good doctor seems to be 125 old now :-)
Happy Birthday Mr.Fick!
|Mar-20-12|| ||Rook e2: He could have played all the world champions!|
|Mar-20-12|| ||brankat: Yes, even the future ones :-)|
|Aug-28-12|| ||Xeroxx: quite the old-timer|
|Aug-28-12|| ||thomastonk: On June 27, 1943 Max Euwe as president of the NSB declared in Utrecht Arnold Van Foreest a honorary member of the organisation. In a 4 player event, Foreest and Fick shared 1st and 2nd place with 2 points. Fick's domicile then is given as Nijmegen.|
|Aug-28-12|| ||Stonehenge: Note that NSB = Nederlandsche Schaakbond not the Nationaal-Socialistische Beweging (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nation...).|
|Aug-28-12|| ||sneaky pete: Mr. Fick died in 1971. He was "Raadsheer" (the old-fashioned name of the
"Loper" or "Bishop") and vice-president of the "High Council" (Supreme Court).|
|Aug-28-12|| ||thomastonk: <Stonehenge> Yes, of course, but since I mentioned Euwe ... ;-)|
<sneaky pete> Wow! Even in Gaige's Chess Personalia there is only his birthday. Thank you very much. I have now tried to find a death notice in some newspapers of 1971, but without success. Then I found "De Hoge Raad in persoon: benoemingen in de Hoge Raad der Nederlanden 1838-2002" by P. J. van Koppen and J. ten Kate at Google-books, but the period after 1945 is not shown. :-(
|Mar-16-13|| ||Stonehenge: <thomastonk>
Here it is:
|Mar-16-13|| ||thomastonk: <Stonehenge> Great! Motivated by your success I have continued a little bit with his brother L Fick.|
|Nov-30-13|| ||Karpova: Dr. W Fick shared 1st place in a small and unusual tournament in The Hague, 1923:|
1-2. Tarrasch 3.5
1-2. W Fick 3.5
3-4. Euwe 3.0
3-4. Oskam 3.0
5. L Fick 1.5
6. Zittersteyn 0.5
Round 1: Normal game (Tarrasch lost to Oskam and W Fick beat Euwe).
Rounds 2 & 4: The players play out a middlegame chosen by the committee.
Rounds 3 & 5: The players play out an endgame chosen by the committee.
Source: Max Euwe on p. 24 of the March 1923 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung'
|Dec-01-13|| ||Karpova: Regarding the above mentioned tournament, Dr. Euwe's follow-up report can be found on pp. 52-56 of the April 1923 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung'. The middle- and endgame positions they had to play are given there.|
Spot an error? Please
suggest your correction
and help us eliminate database mistakes!
NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply.
Getting your account takes less than a minute, totally anonymous,
and 100% free--plus, it
entitles you to features otherwise unavailable.
Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should
Please observe our posting guidelines:
- No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
- No spamming, advertising, or duplicating posts.
- No personal attacks against other members.
- Nothing in violation of United States law.
- Don't post personal information of members.
See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform an administrator.
NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page.
This forum is for this specific player and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or
this site, you might try the Kibitzer's Café.
posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors.|
your profile |
Premium Membership |
Kibitzer's Café |
Biographer's Bistro |
new kibitzing |
Tournament Index |
Player Directory |
World Chess Championships |
Opening Explorer |
Guess the Move |
Game Collections |
ChessBookie Game |
Chessgames Challenge |
privacy notice |
Copyright 2001-2015, Chessgames Services LLC
Web design & database development by