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Haije Kramer
Number of games in database: 346
Years covered: 1939 to 1991

Overall record: +81 -113 =152 (45.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (15) 
    E94 E95 E67 E91 E64
 Sicilian (13) 
    B91 B58 B65 B93 B75
 Grunfeld (12) 
    D96 D82 D77 D74 D87
 Ruy Lopez (12) 
    C97 C90 C85 C78 C71
 Reti System (10) 
    A04 A05 A06
 French Defense (9) 
    C17 C05 C02 C03 C07
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (34) 
    B58 B44 B83 B30 B59
 Nimzo Indian (34) 
    E33 E32 E25 E38 E22
 Ruy Lopez (13) 
    C86 C91 C85 C97 C90
 French Defense (12) 
    C07 C11 C05 C02 C01
 Queen's Indian (11) 
    E16 E12 E17 E19 E14
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (9) 
    C86 C99 C93 C98 C91
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   H Kramer vs J J van Oosterwijk Bruyn, 1946 1-0
   C Orbaan vs H Kramer, 1950 0-1
   H Kramer vs Szabo, 1939 1-0
   H Bouwmeester vs H Kramer, 1952 0-1
   H Kramer vs Euwe, 1940 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Hoogovens (1946)
   Zaanstreek (1946)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Hoogovens 1946 by Tabanus
   1951 Beverwijk Hoogovens by jww

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(born Nov-24-1917, died Jul-11-2004, 86 years old) Netherlands

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Haije J. Kramer was an IM and a GMC. His best tournament results were 3rd at Beverwijk 1946 and 1st at Leiden 1946. He is best known perhaps for co-authoring 'The Middle Game' with Max Euwe.

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 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 346  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. W Koomen vs H Kramer  ½-½431939MatchE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
2. W Koomen vs H Kramer  1-0481939MatchD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. W Koomen vs H Kramer  ½-½401939MatchD49 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
4. H Kramer vs W Koomen  1-0301939MatchC53 Giuoco Piano
5. Flohr vs H Kramer  1-0411939Baarn AD48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
6. H Kramer vs A M van Epen  1-0401939Baarn AC10 French
7. H Kramer vs Szabo 1-0401939Baarn AE15 Queen's Indian
8. H Kramer vs S Landau  ½-½611939MatchD96 Grunfeld, Russian Variation
9. S Landau vs H Kramer  ½-½691939MatchE25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
10. H Kramer vs S Landau ½-½541939MatchC17 French, Winawer, Advance
11. H Kramer vs S Landau  0-1451939MatchD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
12. S Landau vs H Kramer  ½-½201939MatchA14 English
13. H Kramer vs Kmoch  ½-½691939MatchC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
14. Kmoch vs H Kramer  ½-½341939MatchE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
15. H Kramer vs Kmoch  ½-½361939MatchC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
16. Kmoch vs H Kramer  1-0361939MatchA14 English
17. H Kramer vs Kmoch  1-0371939MatchC49 Four Knights
18. Kmoch vs H Kramer  1-0401939MatchA14 English
19. Euwe vs H Kramer  1-0431940BaarnC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
20. L Stumpers vs H Kramer  0-1361940HilversumE25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
21. Kmoch vs H Kramer  0-1331940HilversumE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
22. H Kramer vs S Landau  0-1471940LeeuwardenC17 French, Winawer, Advance
23. G van Doesburgh vs H Kramer  0-1391940LeeuwardenE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
24. H Kramer vs Cortlever  1-0311940LeeuwardenA95 Dutch, Stonewall
25. Euwe vs H Kramer  ½-½421940MatchC05 French, Tarrasch
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  WTHarvey: has Kramer #24 in the world in 1940-41. Here are some diagrams of crucial position in Haije's games:
May-26-05  arifattar: 124 games and no Kramer vs Kramer.
May-26-05  ThomYorke: Is Kramer the Cosmo Kramer of Seinfeld series?
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: He will celebrate his nineties birthday this year...
Apr-01-08  sneaky pete: He would have if he hadn't died in 2004.
Premium Chessgames Member
  brankat: The IM H.J.Kramer was from the same city as our very own <EmperorAtahualpa> :-) That in itself is a compliment :-)

R.I.P. Mr.Kramer.

Nov-24-09  BIDMONFA: Haije J Kramer

KRAMER, Haije J.

Nov-24-09  backrank: He is best remembered as the co-author of Max Euwe: Euwe/Kramer, The middlegame in chess.
Nov-24-09  Ladolcevita: I once loathed a Kramer very much who wrote some dreadfully abnormal etudes~~~ And never could recover...
Nov-24-09  Sem: <Ladolcevita> There is now a revolutionary cure which has the patient distinguish the black and white of the keys from those of the squares on the board.
Nov-24-09  Ladolcevita: <SEM>
Let me try to recover once more^...
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