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Albert Jan Antonie Prange
Number of games in database: 9
Years covered: 1886 to 1889
Overall record: +1 -7 =1 (16.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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C40 King's Knight Opening (2 games)

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(born Nov-17-1863, died Aug-14-1916, 52 years old) Netherlands

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Dr. Albert Jan Antonie Prange was born in Batavia (Jakarta) and died in Surabaya.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Prange vs E van Woelderen 0-1451886corrC40 King's Knight Opening
2. A Prange vs E van Woelderen ½-½511886corrC40 King's Knight Opening
3. D van Foreest vs A Prange  1-0491886DCA Congress 14thC49 Four Knights
4. A Prange vs L Benima  0-1231886DCA Congress 14thC51 Evans Gambit
5. A Prange vs R Loman  0-1241886DCA Congress 14thC38 King's Gambit Accepted
6. A van Foreest vs A Prange  1-0391886DCA Congress 14thC45 Scotch Game
7. Olland vs A Prange  1-0261889Amsterdam-BB42 Sicilian, Kan
8. A Prange vs A de Boer  1-0321889Amsterdam-BC01 French, Exchange
9. J Pinedo vs A Prange  1-0381889Amsterdam-BC56 Two Knights
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Prange wins | Prange loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-21-08  whiteshark: Sort of modern looks the play in following game:

[Event "Amsterdam-B"]
[Site "Amsterdam"]
[Date "1889.08.25"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Prange, AJA."]
[Black "De Boer, Albert"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C01"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. exd5 exd5 5. Bd3 Nf6 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. O-O Bxc3 8. bxc3 O-O 9. Bg5 Qd6 10. Bh4 h6 11. h3 Bh5 12. Bg3 Qd8 13. Re1 Re8 14. Qd2 Bxf3 15. gxf3 Rxe1+ 16. Rxe1 Nbd7 17. Qf4 c6 18. Kh2 Nf8 19. Rg1 Ne6 20. Qf5 Kf8 21. Be5 Nd7 22. Bd6+ Ke8 23. Re1 Qf6 24. Qg4 g6 25. Bxg6 Ndf8 26. Bf5 Kd7 27. Qf4 Re8 28. Bxf8 Qh8 29. Qd6+ Kc8 30. Bxe6+ fxe6 31. Be7 Qh7 32. Qxe6+ 1-0

White, of course, missed <23.Qxe6+ fxe6 24.Bg6#> here

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  GrahamClayton: Member of the Utrecht Chess Club in the 1880's and 1890s. A philosopher, Prange moved to India, before emigratng to Surabaya in the Dutch East Indies, where he died in 1916 at the age of 53. Prange also edited the Journal of the Netherlands Chess Federation.
Feb-04-14  thomastonk: This player is featured here: His complete name is given there, too: Alberg Jan Antonie Prange.

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