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Willem Schelfhout
Number of games in database: 128
Years covered: 1908 to 1942
Overall record: +36 -65 =27 (38.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born May-19-1874, died Jan-30-1951, 76 years old) Netherlands

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Willem Andreas Theodorus Schelfhout was the father of Theodore Jean Schelfhout.

Wikipedia article: Willem Schelfhout

Last updated: 2021-03-05 04:07:02

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 128  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. H J den Hertog vs W Schelfhout  0-1301908AmsterdamC26 Vienna
2. J Esser vs W Schelfhout  1-0371909NEDC41 Philidor Defense
3. W Schelfhout vs A C Splinter  0-1351909HilversumC12 French, McCutcheon
4. NN vs W Schelfhout 0-191910NEDC30 King's Gambit Declined
5. W Schelfhout vs A Bauer  1-0341910Hauptturnier-BB01 Scandinavian
6. W Schelfhout vs NN 1-0101910NEDC40 King's Knight Opening
7. A G Preusse vs W Schelfhout 1-0331910Hauptturnier-BD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. W Schelfhout vs G Schlossarek 1-0351910Hauptturnier-BC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
9. W Schelfhout vs A C Splinter  1-0591910AmsterdamC12 French, McCutcheon
10. W Schelfhout vs Loman  ½-½241910AmsterdamD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. Hromadka vs W Schelfhout  1-0621911Cologne-AC10 French
12. Ziolo vs W Schelfhout  1-0381911Cologne-AD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. W Schelfhout vs M Lowcki  ½-½481911Cologne-AB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
14. W Schelfhout vs Rotlewi  0-1281911Cologne-AC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
15. W Schelfhout vs J Barton  1-0331911Cologne-AC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
16. W Schelfhout vs Marshall  0-1431911MatchD08 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit
17. Marshall vs W Schelfhout  1-0351911MatchC21 Center Game
18. W Schelfhout vs Marshall  0-1381911MatchC10 French
19. W Schelfhout vs Kirschen  1-0341911Cologne-AD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
20. E MacDonald vs W Schelfhout  ½-½561912ENG-NED mD00 Queen's Pawn Game
21. W Schelfhout vs E MacDonald  1-0601912ENG-NED mD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. W Schelfhout vs W Gibson 1-0341912British Ch Team - Major Open TeamC46 Three Knights
23. W Gunston vs W Schelfhout  0-1361912BCF-ch 9th Major OpenC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
24. W Schelfhout vs Ed. Lasker 0-1571913ScheveningenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
25. Loman vs W Schelfhout  1-0181913ScheveningenC29 Vienna Gambit
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  sneaky pete: WATS in a name?
Mar-06-09  Open Defence: I heard this guy was a real hoot
Dec-29-13  Karpova: 5-board Blindfold-Simul in Amsterdam, which lasted 2.5 hours: +3 -1 =1

Source: Page 108 of the May-June 1915 'Wiener Schachzeitung'

May-19-14  Eastfrisian: A photo of him can be found here: entry 5187 on
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  Stonehenge: DOD of Wikipedia is incorrect, he died on the 30th of January:

Edochess has got it right:

Jul-31-17  Eagle41257: Willem Andreas Theodorus Schelfhout

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