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Cornelis van Wijgerden
C van Wijgerden 
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Number of games in database: 94
Years covered: 1969 to 1985
Last FIDE rating: 2430
Highest rating achieved in database: 2440

Overall record: +20 -28 =45 (45.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (14) 
    B22 B23 B21 B89 B93
 Pirc (5) 
    B09 B07
 Uncommon Opening (4) 
With the Black pieces:
 Pirc (12) 
    B08 B09 B07
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A41 D02 A40
 Robatsch (5) 
 English, 1 c4 e5 (5) 
    A22 A28
 Dutch Defense (4) 
    A88 A81
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   C van Wijgerden vs P Van der Sterren, 1977 1-0

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Wijk aan Zee 1983 B by EmperorAtahualpa

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(born May-23-1950, 68 years old) Netherlands

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Cor van Wijgerden is an IM.

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 94  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C van Wijgerden vs J Seeleman  0-1381969NED-chTB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
2. C van Wijgerden vs C Baljon  0-1491976NED-chA00 Uncommon Opening
3. F Kuijpers vs C van Wijgerden  0-1651976NED-chB32 Sicilian
4. C van Wijgerden vs G Ligterink  1-0261976NED-chB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
5. R Witt vs C van Wijgerden  0-1351976NED-chB08 Pirc, Classical
6. C van Wijgerden vs H Ree  ½-½171976NED-chC55 Two Knights Defense
7. Timman vs C van Wijgerden  1-0481976NED-chA22 English
8. C van Wijgerden vs J H Donner  1-0401976NED-chB23 Sicilian, Closed
9. C van Wijgerden vs B Enklaar  0-1591976NED-chB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
10. F van der Vliet vs C van Wijgerden  1-0211976NED-chA32 English, Symmetrical Variation
11. C van Wijgerden vs P Van der Weide  1-0891976NED-chC41 Philidor Defense
12. R Hartoch vs C van Wijgerden  1-0351976NED-chB53 Sicilian
13. C van Wijgerden vs N Gaprindashvili  1-0321976Amsterdam IBM-BB01 Scandinavian
14. C van Wijgerden vs V Liberzon  ½-½161977Amsterdam IBMB23 Sicilian, Closed
15. C van Wijgerden vs H Ree  0-1371977NED-chC41 Philidor Defense
16. H Bohm vs C van Wijgerden  ½-½581977NED-chA22 English
17. C van Wijgerden vs J van Baarle  ½-½241977NED-chC41 Philidor Defense
18. Timman vs C van Wijgerden  1-0631977NED-chB08 Pirc, Classical
19. C van Wijgerden vs R Hartoch  0-1441977NED-chB07 Pirc
20. Korchnoi vs C van Wijgerden  1-0411977NED-chA75 Benoni, Classical with ...a6 and 10...Bg4
21. C van Wijgerden vs L Hofland  1-0341977NED-chB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
22. G Ligterink vs C van Wijgerden  ½-½251977NED-chB08 Pirc, Classical
23. C van Wijgerden vs J H Donner  ½-½471977NED-chC44 King's Pawn Game
24. K Langeweg vs C van Wijgerden  ½-½381977NED-chB06 Robatsch
25. C van Wijgerden vs P Van der Sterren  1-0531977NED-chC02 French, Advance
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 94  PGN Download
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Nov-12-08  BIDMONFA: Cornelis Van Wijgerden


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  wordfunph: he was a school teacher by profession and became the national coach of the Dutch Chess Federation.

* Chess Strategy for Club Players by Herman Grooten

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  GrahamClayton: Van Wijgerden is heavily involved with the "Steps" method of teaching chess:

Jan-02-13  bystander: During the 50th Groningen Chess tournement, Cor van Wijgerden received the so called "Euwe Ring". This ring stands for important contributions in the Dutch chess community. After five years the owner of the ring should hand it over. So far, the next players have own this ring: Max Euwe (1976), Hans Bouwmeester (1983), Jan Timman (1991; I could not find out is there was anybody in between?) Hans Bohm (1996) Hans Ree (2001), Genna Sosonko (2007). Cor van Wijgerden is well kown for his training activities. Congratulations.
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