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Kick Langeweg
K Langeweg 
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons  
Number of games in database: 1,112
Years covered: 1959 to 2002
Last FIDE rating: 2254
Highest rating achieved in database: 2455

Overall record: +287 -357 =464 (46.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 4 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (59) 
    E92 E97 E73 E94 E66
 English (54) 
    A15 A14 A12 A10 A13
 Queen's Indian (53) 
    E12 E15 E14 E17 E16
 Reti System (31) 
    A04 A05 A06
 Queen's Pawn Game (25) 
    A46 D02 A41 A40 E00
 Grunfeld (25) 
    D91 D78 D90 D85 D83
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (188) 
    B44 B46 B47 B83 B48
 Sicilian Taimanov (69) 
    B46 B47 B48 B45 B49
 Nimzo Indian (47) 
    E54 E41 E21 E46 E48
 Queen's Indian (45) 
    E12 E15 E16 E13 E14
 English (44) 
    A17 A15 A13 A14 A16
 Queen's Pawn Game (31) 
    A46 A45 E00 D02 D05
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   K Langeweg vs T Krabbe, 1967 1-0
   M Czerniak vs K Langeweg, 1966 1/2-1/2
   H Ree vs K Langeweg, 1969 0-1
   K Langeweg vs Browne, 1978 1-0
   L Zinn vs K Langeweg, 1962 0-1
   D D van Geet vs K Langeweg, 1967 0-1
   K Langeweg vs H Bohm, 1976 1/2-1/2
   A Matanovic vs K Langeweg, 1968 1/2-1/2
   Andersson vs K Langeweg, 1976 0-1
   K Langeweg vs H Ree, 1976 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Amsterdam IBM (1961)
   Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-2 (1964)
   Dutch Championship (1969)
   Amsterdam IBM (1967)
   Dutch Championship (1970)
   Dutch Championship (1980)
   Dutch Championship (1967)
   Amsterdam IBM (1968)
   Amsterdam IBM (1972)
   Reggio Emilia 1962/63 (1962)
   Hoogovens (1966)
   Amsterdam Zonal (1978)
   Havana Olympiad Final-B (1966)
   Amsterdam IBM (1974)
   Dutch Open (1984)

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

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(born Mar-07-1937, 86 years old) Netherlands

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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 Z├╝rich 1976. He played for the Netherlands in six Olympiads; 1960, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1968 and 1970.

Wikipedia article: Christian Langeweg

Last updated: 2021-01-22 08:38:02

 page 1 of 45; games 1-25 of 1,115  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Langeweg vs R Mollekens  1-0381959NED-BELE12 Queen's Indian
2. C 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  1-0301959HoogovensA30 English, Symmetrical
7. Eliskases vs K Langeweg  1-0331959HoogovensA14 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. B Malich vs K Langeweg  1-0301960WchT U26 07thA45 Queen's Pawn Game
12. Lombardy vs K Langeweg  1-0351960WchT U26 07thA07 King's Indian Attack
13. Rellstab vs K Langeweg  1-0331960Hoogovens-BD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
14. H Bredewout vs K Langeweg  0-1401960Hoogovens-BB83 Sicilian
15. D D van Geet vs K Langeweg  1-0381960Hoogovens-BB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
16. J Marsalek vs K Langeweg  1-0421960WchT U26 07thD01 Richter-Veresov Attack
17. J Kostro vs K Langeweg  ½-½321960Leipzig Olympiad qual-2B29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
18. K Langeweg vs Bisguier  0-1331960Leipzig Olympiad Final-AA25 English
19. N Minev vs K Langeweg  1-0251960Leipzig Olympiad Final-AE43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation
20. K Langeweg vs G Pfeiffer  0-1951960Leipzig Olympiad Final-AA06 Reti Opening
21. E Walther vs K Langeweg  1-0271961Clare Benedict Cup 08thC05 French, Tarrasch
22. K Langeweg vs A Prameshuber  1-0601961Clare Benedict Cup 08thD41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
23. J H Donner vs K Langeweg  1-0261961Dutch ChampionshipA56 Benoni Defense
24. K Langeweg vs C van den Berg  1-0311961Dutch ChampionshipA22 English
25. K Langeweg vs H van Donk  1-0351961Dutch ChampionshipA23 English, Bremen System, Keres Variation
 page 1 of 45; games 1-25 of 1,115  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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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  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  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  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.

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  FSR: Can't accuse this guy of not losing enough miniatures:
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.
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  eternaloptimist: Happy birthday to IM Langeweg!
Aug-17-16  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.
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  FSR: <FryskHynder> True. He has 49 of 'em in's database - exactly the same number as Langeweg.
Jan-28-23  generror: The great number of miniatures he lost can be explained that Kick was the regular local hero at the Wijk aan Zee tournaments from the 1960s til the 1980s.
Jan-28-23  generror: He did finish in the top half of Hoogovens (1966) though! Go Kick go!
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