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)|
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(born Mar-20-1887, died Feb-25-1971, 83 years old) Netherlands
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|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 Colle
||NED||B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen|
|13. Yates vs W Fick
||Scheveningen NED||B41 Sicilian, Kan|
|14. W Fick vs Spielmann
||03, Scheveningen||C61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense|
|15. P F Johner vs W Fick
||Scheveningen NED||D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|16. W Fick vs S Takacs
||Holland vs Hakoah Chess Club||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|17. Mieses vs W Fick
||Scheveningen||B26 Sicilian, Closed, 6.Be3|
|18. H Strick van Linschoten vs W Fick
||Scheveningen NED||B24 Sicilian, Closed|
|19. W Fick vs F Treybal
||Holland vs Dobrusky Chess Club||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|20. W Fick vs Maroczy
||Scheveningen||C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense|
|21. Reti vs W Fick
||Scheveningen NED||A04 Reti Opening|
|22. Euwe vs W Fick
||Amsterdam||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|23. W Fick vs H N Hansen
||Scheveningen NED||C86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack|
|24. W Fick vs Znosko-Borovsky
||Scheveningen it||C77 Ruy Lopez|
|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.|
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