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Haije Kramer
H Kramer 
Number of games in database: 453
Years covered: 1937 to 1991

Overall record: +112 -137 =204 (47.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (19) 
    E94 E95 E64 E91 E67
 Sicilian (18) 
    B91 B58 B45 B65 B72
 Ruy Lopez (16) 
    C97 C79 C78 C85 C90
 Reti System (15) 
    A04 A06 A05
 Grunfeld (13) 
    D96 D87 D82 D77 D78
 French Defense (12) 
    C02 C05 C17 C08 C11
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (48) 
    B58 B44 B83 B30 B67
 Nimzo Indian (43) 
    E33 E32 E48 E25 E59
 Queen's Indian (17) 
    E12 E16 E14 E17 E19
 Ruy Lopez (15) 
    C86 C90 C68 C93 C97
 French Defense (13) 
    C11 C07 C02 C05 C01
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (11) 
    C86 C90 C85 C99 C93
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   C Orbaan vs H Kramer, 1950 0-1
   H Kramer vs J J van Oosterwijk Bruyn, 1946 1-0
   H Kramer vs Szabo, 1939 1-0
   H Bouwmeester vs H Kramer, 1952 0-1
   H Kramer vs Euwe, 1940 1-0
   T van den Tol vs H Kramer, 1946 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Hoogovens-B1 (1962)
   Hoogovens (1946)
   Hoogovens (1951)
   Hoogovens (1955)
   Moscow Olympiad qual-2 (1956)
   Hoogovens (1953)
   Dutch Championship (1950)
   Dutch Championship (1957)
   Dutch Championship (1954)
   Zaanstreek (1946)
   Munich Zonal (1954)
   Bad Pyrmont Zonal (1951)
   Munich Olympiad Final-B (1958)
   Varna Olympiad qual-3 (1962)
   Dubrovnik Olympiad (1950)

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

[what is this?]
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.

Wikipedia article: Haije Kramer

 page 1 of 19; games 1-25 of 458  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J H Kruit vs H Kramer  ½-½311937Groningen-FrieslandE12 Queen's Indian
2. W Koomen vs H Kramer  ½-½431939MatchE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
3. W Koomen vs H Kramer  1-0481939MatchD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. H Kramer vs W Koomen  1-0301939MatchC53 Giuoco Piano
5. W Koomen vs H Kramer  ½-½401939MatchD49 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
6. Flohr vs H Kramer  1-0411939Baarn AD48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
7. H Kramer vs Szabo 1-0401939Baarn AE15 Queen's Indian
8. H Kramer vs A M van Epen  1-0401939Baarn AC10 French
9. H Kramer vs S Landau  ½-½611939MatchD96 Grunfeld, Russian Variation
10. S Landau vs H Kramer  ½-½691939MatchE25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
11. H Kramer vs S Landau ½-½541939MatchC17 French, Winawer, Advance
12. H Kramer vs S Landau  0-1451939MatchD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
13. S Landau vs H Kramer  ½-½201939MatchA14 English
14. H Kramer vs Kmoch  ½-½691939MatchC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
15. Kmoch vs H Kramer  ½-½341939MatchE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
16. H Kramer vs Kmoch  ½-½361939MatchC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
17. Kmoch vs H Kramer  1-0361939MatchA14 English
18. H Kramer vs Kmoch  1-0371939MatchC49 Four Knights
19. Kmoch vs H Kramer  1-0401939MatchA14 English
20. Euwe vs H Kramer  1-0431940BaarnC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
21. L Stumpers vs H Kramer  0-1361940HilversumE25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
22. Kmoch vs H Kramer  0-1331940HilversumE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
23. H Kramer vs S Landau 0-1471940LeeuwardenC17 French, Winawer, Advance
24. G van Doesburgh vs H Kramer  0-1391940LeeuwardenE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
25. H Kramer vs N Cortlever  1-0311940LeeuwardenA95 Dutch, Stonewall
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  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?
Sep-06-07  whiteshark: He will celebrate his nineties birthday this year...
Apr-01-08  sneaky pete: He would have if he hadn't died in 2004.
Nov-24-08  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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