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Janis Fride
Number of games in database: 2
Years covered: 1935 to 1951

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(born Dec-25-1906, died Feb-04-1987, 80 years old) Latvia

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Alekhine vs J Fride ½-½231935Clock simul, 12bD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. Tal vs J Fride 1-0401951RigaB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
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Jun-10-08  Karpova: This might be Janis Fride who was born in Riga, Latvia (birthday: 1906.12.25). He used the pseudonym "Defrijs".
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  Sneaky: I suppose it could also be the same Fride who drew against Alekhine, Alekhine vs Fride, 1935.
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Janis Fride also accompanied Vladimir Petrov to the 1941 USSR championship semifinal in Rostov on Don, along with Alexander Koblents. It was Janis Fride who saved a record of many of Petrovs' games, which later comprised the raw material used by his son to publish a biography of Vladimirs Petrovs:

Andris Fride <Vladimirs Petrovs: A Chessplayer's Story - From Greatness to the Gulags>, Caissa Editions, 2004.

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