Frank J Yerhoff
Number of games in database: 23
Years covered: 1946 to 1962
Overall record: +8 -10 =5 (45.7%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
Most played openings
|C22|| ||Center Game (3 games)||C78|| ||Ruy Lopez (3 games)||C32|| ||King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit (2 games)|
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|FRANK J YERHOFF
(born May-08-1918, died Apr-27-1999, 80 years old) Canada
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|Frank J Yerhoff was born in Regina, Canada. He was joint Canadian Champion with Daniel Abraham Yanofsky in 1945 (tied for 1st-2nd with 10.5/12), Canadian Correspondence Champion in 1939, 1940, 1941, 1943 & 1945, & Canadian Correspondence Chess Association champion in 1938.|
References: Regina Leader-Post (newspaper), http://scc.saskchess.com (Saskatchewan chess association), http://www.chess.ca/ (Canadian chess Federation).
| page 1 of 1; 23 games
|1. M Finkelstein vs F Yerhoff
||0-1||24||1946||47th US Open||C31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit|
|2. F Yerhoff vs D Byrne
|| ||½-½||21||1946||47th US Open||B07 Pirc|
|3. F Yerhoff vs D Hatch
|| ||1-0||44||1946||47th US Open||B73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical|
|4. O Shapiro vs F Yerhoff
|| ||½-½||40||1946||47th US Open||D41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch|
|5. F Yerhoff vs O Ulvestad
|| ||½-½||42||1946||47th US Open||C22 Center Game|
|6. W Adams vs F Yerhoff
|| ||1-0||41||1946||47th US Open||C26 Vienna|
|7. F Yerhoff vs G Hartleb
|| ||1-0||35||1946||47th US Open||C22 Center Game|
|8. Santasiere vs F Yerhoff
|| ||0-1||21||1946||47th US Open||C32 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit|
|9. W Shipman vs F Yerhoff
|| ||0-1||73||1946||47th US Open||C78 Ruy Lopez|
|10. D Byrne vs F Yerhoff
|| ||1-0||34||1946||47th US Open||E11 Bogo-Indian Defense|
|11. G Katz vs F Yerhoff
|| ||½-½||27||1946||47th US Open||E22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation|
|12. F Yerhoff vs Kupchik
|| ||0-1||41||1946||47th US Open||B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation|
|13. H Fajans vs F Yerhoff
|| ||½-½||38||1946||47th US Open||C24 Bishop's Opening|
|14. F Yerhoff vs H Steiner
|| ||0-1||52||1946||47th US Open||C22 Center Game|
|15. F Yerhoff vs Bisguier
||0-1||26||1946||47th US Open||C86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack|
|16. Seidman vs F Yerhoff
||1-0||26||1946||47th US Open||C78 Ruy Lopez|
|17. F Yerhoff vs O Ulvestad
|| ||1-0||40||1946||47th US Open||C41 Philidor Defense|
|18. M Gellis vs F Yerhoff
||1-0||44||1947||Australia vs Canada Radio Match||E10 Queen's Pawn Game|
|19. F Bohatirchuk vs F Yerhoff
|| ||1-0||45||1951||Vancouver||C77 Ruy Lopez|
|20. C F Millar vs F Yerhoff
|| ||0-1||45||1951||CAN-ch||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|21. J G Sullivan vs F Yerhoff
|| ||0-1||52||1952||USA m/2||C32 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit|
|22. F Yerhoff vs R K Hart
||0-1||21||1957||corr||C78 Ruy Lopez|
|23. H Crater vs F Yerhoff
||1-0||18||1962||corres USA||C23 Bishop's Opening|
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|May-08-05|| ||aw1988: Here I am again, accompanied with another amusing anecdote.|
This was played at a Vancouver Open. The game went 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 f5?.
I shook my head and said 'Let's see if you can really use those three pawns to your advantage'.
I lost in 13 moves.
|Aug-19-05|| ||Hidden Skillz: have u won any games?|
|May-08-08|| ||brankat: Happy birthday Mr.Yerhoff!|
|Feb-14-09|| ||Benzol: From a correspondence match in 1964
F J Yerhoff - O Sarapu :
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 g6 5.c4 Nf6 6.Nc3 Nxd4 7.Qxd4 d6 8.e5 dxe5 9.Qxe5 Bg7 10.Nd5 O-O 11.Nxe7+ Kh8 12.Bg5 Ng8 13.Qe2 f6 14.Nxg6+ hxg6 15.Be3 Re8 16.Rd1 Qa5+ 17.Qd2 Qxd2+ 18.Kxd2 Bg4 and Black won the ending.
Sarapu's comment - "Attack is not necessarily the best defence."
|Oct-23-14|| ||ljfyffe: "Frank Yerhoff devoured anything related to your 9th-century American wunderkind Paul Morphy that he could get his hands on. Imitating Morphy's dazzling gift for attacking the king, Yeroff in a few short years would become one of Canada's best OTB and postal champions, defeating players with ridiculous ease, as did Morphy." Zehr and MacDonald: The History of Correspondence Chess In Canada.|
|Feb-19-17|| ||GrahamClayton: "Frank Yerhoff was one of Canada's strongest otb and cc players from the late 1930s and 1940s. Born in 1918, he learned to play at the age of 17 and entered his first chess tournament - the 1937 Sasketchewan Championship, where he finished second, but from 1938 to 1945 he placed first in this championship. He placed 4th in the 1940 Canadian otb Championship in Montreal and in 1945 tied with GM Daniel A. Yanofsky for first place in the Canadian Championship held in Saskatoon. Probably his best otb achievement was his 7th place finish in the 1946 USA Open, defeating such players as Santasiere and Weaver Adams. In CC he won the Canadian CC title 4 times: 1939, 1940, 1941 & 1945."|
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