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Jacob Gerard Baay
Number of games in database: 34
Years covered: 1919 to 1951
Overall record: +16 -13 =5 (54.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Mar-02-1898, died Oct-05-1962, 64 years old) Netherlands

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Jacob Gerard Baay lived part of his life in the Dutch East Indies. He was an agent for a Dutch trade newspaper there. He participated in the 1948 Dutch championship and the 1951 Australian championship.

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 34  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Reti vs J G Baay  1-0461919Blind simul, 10bB15 Caro-Kann
2. Euwe vs J G Baay  0-1341920AmsterdamC49 Four Knights
3. Tartakower vs J G Baay  0-1281920Simul, 36bE30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad
4. J G Baay vs Euwe 0-1331921AmsterdamD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. Euwe vs J G Baay 1-0641921AmsterdamC48 Four Knights
6. Euwe vs J G Baay 1-0161921AmsterdamC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
7. J G Baay vs Euwe  1-0311921AmsterdamE12 Queen's Indian
8. J G Baay vs Euwe  ½-½261921AmsterdamC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
9. H Meyer vs J G Baay  0-1301921BataviaC49 Four Knights
10. J G Baay vs Johannes Henricus Ritman  0-1461922SemarangB58 Sicilian
11. J G Baay vs L Pane  ½-½55192712th NISB Club ChampionshipC47 Four Knights
12. J G Baay vs A B L Tobing  1-0181932Schaakmat-Satoer BatakB02 Alekhine's Defense
13. G Boersma vs J G Baay  0-1671941Java-chA22 English
14. D Bleijkmans vs J G Baay  ½-½691941Java-chC45 Scotch Game
15. J G Baay vs W F Wertheim  1-0371941Java-chC07 French, Tarrasch
16. H C D de Bock vs J G Baay  ½-½471941Java-chC77 Ruy Lopez
17. F Henneberke vs J G Baay  1-0651948NED-ch14E58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
18. J G Baay vs J T Barendregt 1-0441948NED-ch14B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
19. C Vlagsma vs J G Baay  0-1241948NED-ch14E33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
20. H Kramer vs J G Baay  1-0361948NED-ch14E19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
21. J G Baay vs Prins  0-1641948NED-ch14C90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
22. A Vinken vs J G Baay 1-0301948NED-ch14C44 King's Pawn Game
23. J G Baay vs S Van Mindeno  1-0341948NED-ch14C90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
24. J G Baay vs L Stumpers  1-0401948NED-ch14E37 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
25. T van Scheltinga vs J G Baay  1-0361948NED-ch14E17 Queen's Indian
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Oct-05-13  Karpova: Soerabaia, 1926 (possibly April):

1. Baay 4.0
2. Bleykmanns* 3.0
3-5. Latif 2.5
3-5. Panei 2.5
3-5. Kostjoerin 2.5
6. De Bock 2.0
7. Weiß 1.0

From page 189 of the June 1926 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung'

* Dirk Bleijkmans

Oct-05-13  thomastonk: <Karpova> The tournament has been played in April; WSZ gives April 2-4, and contemporary newspaper sources establish this.

Here you can find the crosstable and one game. Moreover, the winner Baay is called J.G.Baay there, and hence probably this player (there is another strong Dutch chess player E.H.Baay of the V.A.S., who was active in those days, too, and also a C.J.Baay).

Moreover, this source supports that Bleykmans was indeed Dirk Bleijkmans.

Oct-06-13  Karpova: <thomastonk:>

Thanks for the link which allows for a correction of the crosstable I gave above*:

1. J G Baay 4.0
2. Bleykmans 3.0
3-4. Kostjoerin 2.5
3-4. Latifpanei 2.5
5. H C de Bock 2.0
6. Weiss 1.0

* in 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung', the name is written <Latif Panei>, so I thought he was two players.

<thomastonk: WSZ gives April 2-4>

Indeed, but I was a bit reluctant as it says <Vom 2. bis 4. April tagte hier der Niederländisch-Indische Schachbund> and the tournament may have taken longer than the conference. But maybe they played more games per day (5 rounds in 3 days).

Oct-06-13  thomastonk: <Karpova: I was a bit reluctant > That's always a good idea, I think.

I've seen yesterday two reports, one stating that the first round has been played on Friday, and the other one stating that the last round has been played on April 4. So, if the tournament becomes more important, I will search them again.

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