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Fricis Apsenieks
Number of games in database: 89
Years covered: 1924 to 1939
Overall record: +29 -36 =24 (46.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

With the White pieces:
 French Defense (7) 
    C01 C07
 Sicilian (7) 
    B24 B74 B58 B55 B45
 Queen's Pawn Game (5) 
    A46 D04
 Four Knights (4) 
    C49 C48
 Orthodox Defense (4) 
    D60 D52 D67
With the Black pieces:
 King's Pawn Game (5) 
 Queen's Gambit Declined (5) 
 Orthodox Defense (5) 
    D51 D55 D61 D52
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (5) 
    D26 D20 D22
 Ruy Lopez (4) 
    C68 C83 C67 C78
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Book vs F Apsenieks, 1937 1/2-1/2

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   Kemeri (1937)

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(born Apr-07-1894, died Apr-25-1941, 47 years old) Latvia

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Fricis (Franz) Apsenieks was one of Latvia's strongest players between the two World Wars. He took 2nd place in the World Amateur Championship in Paris in 1924. He won the Latvian championship in 1926, 1927, and 1934, and played in seven olympiads.

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 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 89  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. F Apsenieks vs Euwe 1-035 1924 ParisC49 Four Knights
2. A Chepurnov vs F Apsenieks  0-153 1924 Paris f-AC41 Philidor Defense
3. Colle vs F Apsenieks  ½-½41 1924 ParisE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
4. F Apsenieks vs H G Wright  1-012 1925 Bromley prel BA44 Old Benoni Defense
5. E Steiner vs F Apsenieks 1-026 1928 OlympiadC40 King's Knight Opening
6. F Apsenieks vs Lokvenc  0-134 1928 OlympiadD75 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O c5, 8.dxc5
7. F Apsenieks vs Weenink 1-043 1928 OlympiadD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. R Crepeaux vs F Apsenieks  1-038 1928 OlympiadA06 Reti Opening
9. F Apsenieks vs E Gilfer  1-033 1930 Hamburg ol (Men)C50 Giuoco Piano
10. A Olsen vs F Apsenieks  0-145 1930 Hamburg ol (Men)D46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
11. F Apsenieks vs J Rejfir  1-034 1930 Hamburg ol (Men)B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
12. J van den Bosch vs F Apsenieks  ½-½50 1930 Hamburg ol (Men)C40 King's Knight Opening
13. S Wolf vs F Apsenieks  1-034 1930 Hamburg ol (Men)C40 King's Knight Opening
14. Saemisch vs F Apsenieks  1-028 1930 Hamburg ol (Men)D51 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. F Apsenieks vs Rubinstein  0-132 1930 Hamburg olC48 Four Knights
16. F Apsenieks vs Kashdan 0-122 1930 Hamburg ol (Men)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
17. F Apsenieks vs L Asztalos  1-055 1931 Prague ol (Men)A17 English
18. F Apsenieks vs V Mikenas  0-139 1931 Prague ol (Men)D67 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
19. L Steiner vs F Apsenieks  1-056 1931 Prague ol (Men)D61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
20. M Monticelli vs F Apsenieks  0-140 1931 Prague olymD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. F Apsenieks vs M Golmayo De La Torriente  1-024 1931 Prague ol (Men)C55 Two Knights Defense
22. F Apsenieks vs Gilg  1-050 1931 Prague ol (Men)B58 Sicilian
23. Ahues vs F Apsenieks  1-018 1931 Prague ol (Men)A52 Budapest Gambit
24. Weenink vs F Apsenieks  ½-½30 1931 Prague ol (Men)C47 Four Knights
25. F Apsenieks vs Dake  1-034 1931 Prague ol (Men)B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-07-06  BIDMONFA: Fritzis Apscheneek


Apr-07-07  laskereshevsky: A "sneezey" dialouge...

<MR. "A":.....Fritzis a...a...a..PSCHENEEEEK!!!....

<<MR "B":...BLESS YOU!...>>

MR. "A":...sniff...sniff.....thank you....>

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  whiteshark: Haappy biirthday, Fricis!

Good things come to those who wait, so congrats for unification!

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  whiteshark: bio:

Kemeri 1937 photo:

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  whiteshark: CHESS on page 34 of its December 1941 issue noted that '<Apshenayek>' had died (earlier that year) of pulmonary phthisis, at the age of 47. '<He was an eccentric, and looked it, but a very kind-hearted man.>'

Source: <C.N.3748. Apscheneek>

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