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Catharina Roodzant
Number of games in database: 30
Years covered: 1936 to 1963
Overall record: +10 -10 =10 (50.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Oct-21-1896, died Feb-24-1999, 102 years old) Netherlands

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Catharina (Toos) Roodzant-Glimmerveen was a Women's World Championship Challenger in 1937 and 1939. Dutch champion (w) in 1935, 1936 and 1938. She still played when she was already 100. Mrs. Roodzant died in 1999 at the age of 102.

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 30  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C Roodzant vs Graf-Stevenson 0-1311936SemmeringD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. F Heemskerk vs C Roodzant  1-0371937Dutch ChB50 Sicilian
3. F Heemskerk vs C Roodzant 1-0471938Women's Ch matchB30 Sicilian
4. M Lauberte vs C Roodzant  ½-½221939Match Netherlands - LatviaD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. A Lougheed-Freedman vs C Roodzant 0-1221939World Championship (Women)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
6. C Roodzant vs S Reischer  ½-½361939World Championship (Women)E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
7. C Roodzant vs B Carrasco Araya  0-1221939World Championship (Women)D80 Grunfeld
8. C Roodzant vs M T Mora Iturralde  0-1451939World Championship (Women)D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
9. I Andersson vs C Roodzant  0-1411939World Championship (Women)A03 Bird's Opening
10. C Roodzant vs I Larsen ½-½401939World Championship (Women)A52 Budapest Gambit
11. C Roodzant vs B Janeckova  1-0561939World Championship (Women)D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
12. C Roodzant vs Menchik 0-1181939World Championship (Women)A80 Dutch
13. M Berea de Montero vs C Roodzant  0-1671939World Championship (Women)B74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
14. C Roodzant vs M Karff  ½-½441939World Championship (Women)A52 Budapest Gambit
15. C Roodzant vs D Trepat de Navarro  1-0571939World Championship (Women)D55 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. M A de Vigil vs C Roodzant  0-1421939World Championship (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
17. P Schwartzmann vs C Roodzant  ½-½621939World Championship (Women)D39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
18. C Roodzant vs E Rinder  0-1401939World Championship (Women)E23 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann
19. Graf-Stevenson vs C Roodzant 1-0341939World Championship (Women)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
20. M Stoffels vs C Roodzant  ½-½321939World Championship (Women)B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
21. E Raclauskiene vs C Roodzant 0-1211939World Championship (Women)D00 Queen's Pawn Game
22. C Roodzant vs R Bloch Nakkerud  1-0631939World Championship (Women)D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
23. M Lauberte vs C Roodzant  ½-½411939World Championship (Women)D04 Queen's Pawn Game
24. R M Bruce vs C Roodzant  1-0381959Amsterdam Danlon (Women)A03 Bird's Opening
25. E Rinder vs C Roodzant  1-0431959Amsterdam Danlon (Women)B23 Sicilian, Closed
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  OhioChessFan: Played when she was 100? That puts the youngster Korchnoi to shame.
Sep-06-10  grasser: This is really shameful that this is the first I have heard of her.

A true dedicated female Chess Champion.

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  OhioChessFan: Apparently <stonehenge> has submitted some more of her games.
Oct-21-12  brankat: Happy Birthday Mrs.Roodzant!
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  whiteshark: She became almost 103 years old.
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  alexmagnus: Are there any known games by her when she was 100+?
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  Willem Wallekers: A photo from her 100th birthday:

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