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City of Amsterdam
Number of games in database: 23
Years covered: 1824 to 1918
Overall record: +15 -4 =4 (73.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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 page 1 of 1; 23 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Amsterdam vs Rotterdam 1-0341824City MatchA00 Uncommon Opening
2. Rotterdam vs Amsterdam 0-1341824City MatchC41 Philidor Defense
3. Amsterdam vs Antwerp 1-0461827corrC36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense
4. Antwerp vs Amsterdam 0-1471827City MatchC02 French, Advance
5. Amsterdam vs The Hague 1-0211834UnknownC41 Philidor Defense
6. The Hague vs Amsterdam  0-1301834UnknownD00 Queen's Pawn Game
7. Zeist vs Amsterdam  0-1481847UnknownB40 Sicilian
8. Amsterdam vs London  0-1501848Correspondence gameA84 Dutch
9. Amsterdam vs Zeist ½-½481849correspondenceD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
10. Amsterdam vs Zeist  1-0451849correspondenceD00 Queen's Pawn Game
11. Zeist vs Amsterdam  ½-½481849correspondenceC00 French Defense
12. London vs Amsterdam  ½-½371850correspondenceB40 Sicilian
13. Amsterdam vs London  0-1351851Correspondence mC53 Giuoco Piano
14. Krefeld vs Amsterdam ½-½521853City MatchA82 Dutch, Staunton Gambit
15. Amsterdam vs Krefeld  0-1431855UnknownA84 Dutch
16. Krefeld vs Amsterdam  0-1281856City MatchC52 Evans Gambit
17. Elberfeld City vs Amsterdam  0-1381860Correspondence gameC77 Ruy Lopez
18. The Hague vs Amsterdam 0-1561872correspondenceC77 Ruy Lopez
19. Amsterdam vs The Hague  1-0521873City MatchA84 Dutch
20. Wormerveer vs Amsterdam  0-1441885correspondenceC58 Two Knights
21. Zierikzee vs Amsterdam  0-1471886correspondenceC59 Two Knights
22. Amsterdam vs Marseille 0-1321900corrC39 King's Gambit Accepted
23. Amsterdam vs Eindhoven 1-0291918City matchC14 French, Classical
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-27-05  dac1990: Any Dutch people here?
Apr-27-05  aw1988: Partly Dutch, yes. I can't speak a word of it, unfortunately.
Aug-15-05  Edwin Meyer: I'm Dutch :-) And i'm also from Amsterdam :-)
Dec-22-06  Rubenus: I am also Dutch but I live in Ede (Gelderland).
Aug-13-07  weisyschwarz: I am Leningrad-Dutch.
Feb-01-08  sneaky pete: Hendrik Marsman: Amsterdam

De maan verft een gevaar over de gracht.
Ik schuifel elken nacht na middernacht,
in een verloren echoloozen stap,
rugelings schuivend langs de hemelschuinte,
de treden der verlaten wenteltrap
van de ontstelde ruimte.

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  Stonehenge: Je bedoelt zeker <ruggelings> :)
Feb-04-08  sneaky pete: <ruggelings> indeed, sorry.
Feb-04-08  square dance: sweden's finest, peter, bjorn and john, singing about amsterdam.
Feb-19-09  swarmoflocusts: There should have been the City of Amsterdam vs. Morphy. Then again, perhaps not. After all, Garry Kasparov defeated the world; poor Amsterdam surely would not have stood a chance against Paul Morphy.
May-02-09  Dredge Rivers: Red Lights and Mary Jane. What's not to love?

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