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Petrus Franciscus van Hoorn
Number of games in database: 58
Years covered: 1907 to 1937
Overall record: +14 -27 =17 (38.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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A04 Reti Opening (2 games)
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D30 Queen's Gambit Declined (2 games)
C55 Two Knights Defense (2 games)
D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav (2 games)
E40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 (2 games)

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(born May-23-1885, died Sep-18-1937, 52 years old) Netherlands

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 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 58  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P Dijkstra vs P F van Hoorn  ½-½241907HilversumC46 Three Knights
2. Rotlewi vs P F van Hoorn  1-0401911Simul, 28bD33 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
3. Olland vs P F van Hoorn 1-0421916AmsterdamC23 Bishop's Opening
4. P F van Hoorn vs M Marchand ½-½311916AmsterdamB20 Sicilian
5. P F van Hoorn vs H Weenink  1-0331918AmsterdamC26 Vienna
6. Reti vs P F van Hoorn  1-0361919AmsterdamC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
7. P F van Hoorn vs M Marchand  1-0231920unknownA04 Reti Opening
8. Euwe vs P F van Hoorn 1-0221920AmsterdamD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. G Hogewind vs P F van Hoorn  0-1371920VAS-UtrechtC59 Two Knights
10. Euwe vs P F van Hoorn 1-0441923AmsterdamD80 Grunfeld
11. B Beffie vs P F van Hoorn 1-0351923VAS Winter CompetitionA15 English
12. P F van Hoorn vs Euwe  ½-½481925AmsterdamE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
13. A Speijer vs P F van Hoorn  0-1331925VAS-VAS AccentD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
14. G W Kloosterboer vs P F van Hoorn ½-½171926Dutch ChampionshipC55 Two Knights Defense
15. P F van Hoorn vs J H Pannekoek  ½-½501926Dutch ChampionshipE60 King's Indian Defense
16. A van Foreest vs P F van Hoorn 1-0581926Dutch ChampionshipB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
17. P F van Hoorn vs H Meyer  1-0181926Dutch ChampionshipE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
18. G Kroone vs P F van Hoorn  ½-½431926Dutch ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
19. P F van Hoorn vs Euwe ½-½411926Dutch ChampionshipE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
20. P F van Hoorn vs Olland 1-0151926Dutch ChampionshipA32 English, Symmetrical Variation
21. L Fick vs P F van Hoorn  ½-½391926Dutch ChampionshipC01 French, Exchange
22. P F van Hoorn vs W Schelfhout  ½-½211926Dutch ChampionshipD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. J Kersten vs P F van Hoorn  ½-½731926Dutch ChampionshipA50 Queen's Pawn Game
24. P F van Hoorn vs R Loman  0-1201926Dutch ChampionshipA27 English, Three Knights System
25. H Hogrefe vs P F van Hoorn  1-0281926VAS-Bremer SchachgesellschaftD69 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical,
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-03-13  thomastonk: Petrus Franciscus van Hoorn died suddenly in September 1937 in Amsterdam, probably at one of the days before the 19th. He was buried on September 22, 1937 at the well-known cemetery Zorgvlied. Maybe this helps to find the exact date of death.

Four months before his death he won at the Noteboom tournament in Leiden a game against the world champion Euwe, which I attach below. He also won this 4-player event with 2 points from 3 games (Euwe had the same result).

Event "Noteboom tournament"]
[Site "Leiden"]
[Date "1937.05.09"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Van Hoorn, Petrus Franciscus"]
[Black "Euwe, Max"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D14"]
[PlyCount "92"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. cxd5 cxd5 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bf4 Bf5 7. Qb3 Na5 8. Qa4 Bd7 9. Qc2 Rc8 10. e3 b5 11. Qd1 Nc4 12. Bxc4 bxc4 13. Ne5 e6 14. O-O Bb4 15. Bg5 Qa5 16. Bxf6 gxf6 17. Nxd7 Kxd7 18. Qh5 Ke7 19. Ne2 Rb8 20. g3 Bd2 21. Rfb1 Rb6 22. Nf4 Rhb8 23. Qxh7 Rxb2 24. Rxb2 Rxb2 25. Ng6 Kd6 26. Qxf7 Qc7 27. Qxf6 c3 28. Qf8 Kc6 29. Ne5 Kb6 30. Nd3 a5 31. Kg2 Rb5 32. a4 Rb3 33. Nc5 Rb2 34. Nxe6 Qc6 35. Qd8 Ka7 36. Qxa5 Qa6 37. Qc5 Qb6 38. Qe7 Qb7 39. Qc5 Qb6 40. Qe7 Qb7 41. Qxb7 Rxb7 42. Nc5 Rb8 43. Nd3 c2 44. Kf3 Rb1 45. Ra2 c1Q 46. Nxc1 Bxc1 1-0

Jan-03-13  sneaky pete: He died of heart failure, (Saturday) September 18, 1937 (De Schaakwereld, September 24, 1937).

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