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Catharina Roodzant
Number of games in database: 30
Years covered: 1936 to 1963
Overall record: +10 -10 =10 (50.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Oct-21-1896, died Feb-24-1999, 102 years old) Netherlands

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Catharina (Toos) Roodzant-Glimmerveen was a Women's World Championship Challenger in 1937 and 1939. Dutch champion (w) in 1935, 1936 and 1938. She still played when she was already 100. Mrs. Roodzant died in 1999 at the age of 102.

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 30  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C Roodzant vs Graf-Stevenson 0-1311936SemmeringD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. F Heemskerk vs C Roodzant  1-0371937Dutch ChB50 Sicilian
3. F Heemskerk vs C Roodzant 1-0471938Women's Ch matchB30 Sicilian
4. M Lauberte vs C Roodzant  ½-½221939Match Netherlands - LatviaD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. M Berea de Montero vs C Roodzant  0-1671939Wch (Women)B74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
6. C Roodzant vs M Karff  ½-½441939Wch (Women)A52 Budapest Gambit
7. C Roodzant vs D Trepat de Navarro  1-0571939Wch (Women)D55 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. M A de Vigil vs C Roodzant  0-1421939Wch (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
9. P Schwartzmann vs C Roodzant  ½-½621939Wch (Women)D39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
10. C Roodzant vs E Rinder  0-1401939Wch (Women)E23 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann
11. Graf-Stevenson vs C Roodzant  1-0341939Wch (Women)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
12. M Stoffels vs C Roodzant  ½-½321939Wch (Women)B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
13. E Raclauskiene vs C Roodzant 0-1211939Wch (Women)D00 Queen's Pawn Game
14. C Roodzant vs R Bloch Nakkerud  1-0631939Wch (Women)D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
15. M Lauberte vs C Roodzant  ½-½411939World championship (Women)D04 Queen's Pawn Game
16. A Lougheed-Freedman vs C Roodzant 0-1221939Wch (Women)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
17. C Roodzant vs S Reischer  ½-½361939Wch (Women)E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
18. C Roodzant vs B Carrasco Araya  0-1221939Wch (Women)D80 Grunfeld
19. C Roodzant vs M T Mora Iturralde  0-1451939Wch (Women)D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
20. I Andersson vs C Roodzant  0-1411939Wch (Women)A03 Bird's Opening
21. C Roodzant vs I Larsen ½-½401939Wch (Women)A52 Budapest Gambit
22. C Roodzant vs B Janeckova  1-0561939Wch (Women)D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
23. C Roodzant vs Menchik 0-1181939Wch (Women)A80 Dutch
24. E Rinder vs C Roodzant  1-0431959Amsterdam Danlon (Women)B23 Sicilian, Closed
25. C Roodzant vs F Heemskerk  ½-½271959Amsterdam Danlon (Women)E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
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  OhioChessFan: Played when she was 100? That puts the youngster Korchnoi to shame.
Sep-06-10  grasser: This is really shameful that this is the first I have heard of her.

A true dedicated female Chess Champion.

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  OhioChessFan: Apparently <stonehenge> has submitted some more of her games.
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  brankat: Happy Birthday Mrs.Roodzant!
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  whiteshark: She became almost 103 years old.
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  alexmagnus: Are there any known games by her when she was 100+?
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  Willem Wallekers: A photo from her 100th birthday:
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