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Kick Langeweg
K Langeweg 
Photo courtesy of www.dimitri.org.  
Number of games in database: 787
Years covered: 1959 to 2002
Last FIDE rating: 2254
Highest rating achieved in database: 2455

Overall record: +173 -271 =338 (43.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 5 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Queen's Indian (43) 
    E12 E14 E15 E17 E16
 English (38) 
    A15 A14 A10 A12 A16
 King's Indian (37) 
    E97 E94 E92 E98 E73
 Reti System (25) 
    A04 A05
 Queen's Pawn Game (18) 
    A46 D02 A41 A40 E10
 Grunfeld (18) 
    D78 D91 D90 D83 D79
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (145) 
    B46 B44 B47 B83 B48
 Sicilian Taimanov (55) 
    B46 B47 B48 B45 B49
 English (34) 
    A17 A15 A13 A16 A19
 Nimzo Indian (33) 
    E41 E54 E47 E46 E21
 Queen's Indian (28) 
    E12 E16 E15 E17 E14
 English, 1 c4 c5 (27) 
    A34 A33 A30 A36 A35
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   K Langeweg vs T Krabbe, 1967 1-0
   K Langeweg vs Browne, 1978 1-0
   M Czerniak vs K Langeweg, 1966 1/2-1/2
   D D van Geet vs K Langeweg, 1967 0-1
   L Zinn vs K Langeweg, 1962 0-1
   K Langeweg vs H Bohm, 1976 1/2-1/2
   A Matanovic vs K Langeweg, 1968 1/2-1/2
   K Langeweg vs Filip, 1966 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   IBM Amsterdam (1972)
   Hoogovens (1975)
   IBM Amsterdam (1973)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   1966 Beverwijk Hoogovens by jww
   1965 Beverwijk Hoogovens by jww
   IBM Amsterdam 1972 by Tabanus
   Amsterdam IBM 1974 by Chessdreamer

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KICK LANGEWEG
(born Mar-07-1937, 83 years old) Netherlands

[what is this?]
Christiaan Gerrit (Kick) Langeweg became an IM in 1962. He has had good results in some of the I.B.M. international tournaments at Amsterdam; 1st in 1961, 3rd= with Dragoljub M Ciric in 1967 and 8th= with Istvan Csom in 1974. He was also 1st at Plovdiv in 1974 and 4th at the First International Swiss Championship at Zürich 1976. He played for the Netherlands in six Olympiads; 1960, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1968 and 1970.

Jeremy Gaige, "Chess Personalia" p.238


 page 1 of 32; games 1-25 of 787  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Langeweg vs R Mollekens  1-0381959NED-BELE12 Queen's Indian
2. C B van den Berg vs K Langeweg  ½-½271959HoogovensB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
3. K Langeweg vs F Olafsson  0-1271959HoogovensD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
4. T van Scheltinga vs K Langeweg  1-0291959HoogovensE60 King's Indian Defense
5. K Langeweg vs Larsen ½-½461959HoogovensA05 Reti Opening
6. J T Barendregt vs K Langeweg  1-0301959BeverwijkA30 English, Symmetrical
7. E Eliskases vs K Langeweg  1-0331959BeverwijkA14 English
8. K Langeweg vs O'Kelly  ½-½441959HoogovensA07 King's Indian Attack
9. R Toran Albero vs K Langeweg  1-0381959HoogovensA60 Benoni Defense
10. K Langeweg vs J H Donner  ½-½441959HoogovensA04 Reti Opening
11. Lombardy vs K Langeweg  1-0351960WchT U26 07thA07 King's Indian Attack
12. D D van Geet vs K Langeweg  1-0381960Hoogovens-BB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
13. Rellstab vs K Langeweg  1-0331960Hoogovens-BD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
14. H Bredewout vs K Langeweg  0-1401960Hoogovens-BB83 Sicilian
15. J Marsalek vs K Langeweg  1-0421960WchT U26 07thD01 Richter-Veresov Attack
16. J Kostro vs K Langeweg  ½-½321960Leipzig ol (Men) qual-BB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
17. K Langeweg vs Bisguier  0-1331960Leipzig ol (Men) fin-AA25 English
18. N Minev vs K Langeweg  1-0251960Leipzig ol (Men) fin-AE43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation
19. K Langeweg vs C B van den Berg  1-0311961NED-ch20A22 English
20. K Langeweg vs A Prameshuber  1-0601961Clare Benedict Cup 08thD41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
21. C B van den Berg vs K Langeweg  0-1351961IBMB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
22. K Langeweg vs F Kuijpers  1-0411961IBMD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. K Langeweg vs T Lindelof  0-1331961WchT U26 08thA14 English
24. L Zinn vs K Langeweg  1-0271961WchT U26 08thB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
25. K Langeweg vs P Tumurbator  1-0531961WchT U26 08thB08 Pirc, Classical
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Kibitzer's Corner
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Mar-07-07  sandmanbrig: Possibly one of the coolest names ever.
Mar-07-07  ALEXIN: Sorry, but very defensive player !
Oct-11-07  Erdkunde: He must be a good football player...<Lange weg> would seem to me to mean "long way" in German; hence "kick long way".
Mar-07-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  brankat: Yes, 'ole Kick is still kicking.

Happy Birthday!

Mar-07-08  hitman84: He looks like Robert Redford.
Mar-07-08  achieve: <hitman84: He looks like Robert Redford.> Very well spotted!

I only saw it AFTER you made that observation.

Mar-07-08  hitman84: <achieve>There is also a guy who looks like Bruce Campbell.
Mar-07-08  achieve: <hitman> Really? A chessplayer?

Which one? (I couldn't come up with one after some "thought")

Mar-07-08  hitman84: <achieve>Try the search function. I forgot his name. His name is very Dutch and scary :)
Mar-07-08  achieve: LOL Found him!

Manuel Bosboom is the perpetrator!

VERY oh so scary pic btw ;-)

Oct-05-08  sneaky pete: Lucebert: Langeweg

dit is een oude benauwde wereld
tot in mijn keel genageld
zit ik onwrikbaar in de machine
de machine die mij meemaakt

als katten in muizen
schrikken springend mijn ogen
maar de ruimte houdt mij in haar hol
ik ben als een boom in een berg

...

alleen een stippellijn stippellijn
stippellijn is kind

Apr-11-09  schroedingers cat: very interresting name that he has :)
Mar-07-10  Sourav: Happy Birthday Kick! Keep kicking (but please don't kick your opponents!!).
Mar-07-10  TheaN: <Erdkunde: He must be a good football player...<Lange weg> would seem to me to mean "long way" in German; hence "kick long way".>

In fact it means exactly the same in Dutch so in truth you can see the name like this... weird then though :).

I've never seen this guy before, when I'll have more time I'll check some of his games.

Nov-26-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: from NIC's Yearbook 100 Anniversary issue, IM Kick Langeweg won the distinction as the most prolific writer ever with 160 contributions.
Mar-07-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: scary to play against Kick :(

happy birthday IM Langeweg!

Mar-07-13  Abdel Irada: I can only imagine what this player's high school experience must have been like, particularly if someone took his name as a request.

However, he appears to have survived and come out with flying colors, so congratulations are in order. I wish him a happy birthday and many happy returns.

Mar-07-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Can't accuse this guy of not losing enough miniatures: http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches...
Mar-07-13  goodevans: <FSR> But at least he had the dubious distinction of losing his short games to some very great players. Some big names in that list.
Mar-07-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  eternaloptimist: Happy birthday to IM Langeweg!
Aug-17-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  WorstPlayerEver: Kick is is old popular Dutch name. Usually the person is named Chris. Probably because of Kick Smit.

Christiaan Gerrit (Kick) Langeweg

Johannes Chrishostomos (Kick) Smit - Dutch football player

Feb-09-19  FryskHynder: Langeweg means 'longway' in Durch
Feb-09-19  FryskHynder: It's true, FSR. Also Dutch grandmaster Jan Hein Donner has an impressive record of Miniatures.
Feb-09-19  Granny O Doul: In my country, "Kick" is usually a nickname for Kathleen Agnes Kennedy Cavendish, Marchioness of Hartington.
Feb-11-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: <FryskHynder> True. He has 49 of 'em in CG.com's database - exactly the same number as Langeweg. http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches...
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