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Fricis Apsenieks
F Apsenieks 
Atpüta Nr. 20, 9 May 1941.  

Number of games in database: 264
Years covered: 1913 to 1941
Overall record: +114 -87 =60 (55.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 3 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 French Defense (21) 
    C01 C11 C13 C10 C02
 Sicilian (18) 
    B24 B32 B83 B73 B23
 Queen's Pawn Game (14) 
    A46 E00 A40 D04 D02
 Orthodox Defense (10) 
    D63 D52 D56 D67 D68
 Caro-Kann (8) 
    B13 B10 B18 B17 B15
 English, 1 c4 e5 (8) 
    A28 A25 A22
With the Black pieces:
 Orthodox Defense (15) 
    D51 D52 D63 D61 D55
 Queen's Pawn Game (14) 
    D02 D00 D04 A46 A40
 Queen's Gambit Declined (12) 
    D37 D30 D31 D39
 Ruy Lopez (10) 
    C78 C83 C68 C82 C67
 English, 1 c4 e5 (9) 
    A28 A27 A22 A21 A25
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (7) 
    D20 D26 D22
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   F Apsenieks vs A Louis, 1925 1-0
   F Apsenieks vs T Bergs, 1941 1-0
   K Ozols vs F Apsenieks, 1939 0-1
   Flohr vs F Apsenieks, 1939 1/2-1/2
   E E Book vs F Apsenieks, 1937 1/2-1/2
   F Apsenieks vs Euwe, 1924 1-0
   V Mikenas vs F Apsenieks, 1937 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-2 (1939)
   Kemeri (1939)
   Kemeri (1937)
   Paris Unofficial Olympiad (1924)
   Prague Olympiad (1931)
   The Hague Olympiad (1928)
   Stockholm Olympiad (1937)
   Hamburg Olympiad (1930)
   Warsaw Olympiad (1935)
   Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-A (1939)
   non-FIDE Munich Olympiad (1936)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   1st Latvian SSR Chess Congress by jessicafischerqueen
   6th Latvian Chess Congress 1937 by jessicafischerqueen

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

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Fricis (Franz) Apsenieks was born in Tetele. He was one of Latvia's strongest players between the two World Wars.

In 1924, Apšenieks finished 2nd, behind Hermanis Mattison, at Riga, and he won, ahead of Frederic Lazard, at Paris. In 1925, he won, ahead of F.H. Terrill, at Bromley. In 1925, he tied for 3rd-4th with Karel Hromadka at Bromley (Premier–A). In 1925, he tied for 3rd-4th at Debrecen. In 1926, he tied for 3rd-4th at Abo. In 1926, he won at Helsinki. The same year, he took 3rd, behind Vladimir Petrov, and Teodors Bergs at Riga.

He won the Latvian championship in 1927 and 1934, and played in seven Olympiads.

He died in Riga.

Wikipedia article: Fricis Apšenieks

Last updated: 2023-07-10 20:37:38

 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 264  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Wilpert vs F Apsenieks  0-15819136th Baltic Chess Congress- MinorD00 Queen's Pawn Game
2. F Apsenieks vs H Mattison  0-16019241st Latvian congressE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
3. F Apsenieks vs S F Smith  1-0671924Paris Unofficial OlympiadD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. F Apsenieks vs F Lazard  1-0311924Paris Unofficial OlympiadD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. F Apsenieks vs K Havasi 0-1251924Paris Unofficial OlympiadE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
6. Colle vs F Apsenieks  ½-½411924Paris Unofficial OlympiadE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
7. F Apsenieks vs H Mattison  ½-½351924Paris Unofficial OlympiadC48 Four Knights
8. L Palau vs F Apsenieks  0-1561924Paris Unofficial OlympiadA48 King's Indian
9. A Chepurnov vs F Apsenieks  0-1531924Paris Unofficial OlympiadC41 Philidor Defense
10. F Apsenieks vs Euwe 1-0351924Paris Unofficial OlympiadC49 Four Knights
11. E Malmberg vs F Apsenieks  0-1161924Match Apsenieks - MalmbergC47 Four Knights
12. E Malmberg vs F Apsenieks  ½-½251924Match Apsenieks - MalmbergD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
13. F Apsenieks vs NN  1-0381924SimulD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
14. Bogoljubov vs F Apsenieks 1-0641925Match Apsenieks - BogoljubovC82 Ruy Lopez, Open
15. F Apsenieks vs H G Wright 1-0121925Bromley prel-BA44 Old Benoni Defense
16. R C Noel-Johnson vs F Apsenieks  0-1681925Bromley prel-BB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
17. V Marin y Llovet vs F Apsenieks  0-1451925Bromley prel-BD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
18. R L Storr-Best vs F Apsenieks  0-1341925Bromley prel-BC44 King's Pawn Game
19. F Apsenieks vs A Louis 1-0371925Bromley prel-BD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
20. R Lean vs F Apsenieks 1-0361925Bromley prel-BA06 Reti Opening
21. F Apsenieks vs F H Terrill 1-0351925Bromley prel-BA84 Dutch
22. F Apsenieks vs Hromadka  1-0651925Bromley Premier-A FinalD14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
23. K Skalicka vs F Apsenieks  1-0851925Bromley Premier-A FinalD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
24. F Apsenieks vs H Mattison  0-1311925Bromley Premier-A FinalC55 Two Knights Defense
25. P Rethy vs F Apsenieks  0-1411925Debrecen reserve-AA48 King's Indian
 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 264  PGN Download
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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....>

Apr-07-08  whiteshark: Haappy biirthday, Fricis!

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

Apr-07-08  whiteshark: bio:

Kemeri 1937 photo:

Aug-30-08  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>

Aug-12-18  JimNorCal: It's amusing to scroll down from WS's link to CN3748 to CN3752 to view a reference to user <offramp>
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  GrahamClayton: A nice study by Apsenieks from 1933:

White to play and win.

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1. Re1 b1=Q 2. Rxb1 Bxb1 3. e7 a2 4. Be3+ g5 5. Bd4 Bg6 6. Bg7#

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