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Reinderman & Schut are the new Dutch Champions
Friday, July 12, 2013 11:00
GM Dimitri Reinderman won his first Dutch title on Thursday after beating GM Wouter Spoelman 2-0 in a playoff. Both players had an excellent tournament and finished on 5.5/7. WIM Lisa Schut won the women's section also for the first time, but she did it most convincingly with 6/7 and a 2559 performance. Dimitri Reinderman and Lisa Schut | Photos...
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 10:36
Both on 3.5/4, GM Wouter Spoelman and WIM Lisa Schut are the leaders after four rounds at the Dutch Championships in Amsterdam. Spoelman is half a point ahead of Roeland Pruijssers, while rating favourites Ivan Sokolov, Erwin l'Ami and especially Jan Smeets are underperforming thus far. The same goes for the women's section, where WIM Arlette van...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 12:11
During the Pentecost weekend a number of chess tournaments were played and we'll look at a few: the Bussum Open, the Limburg Open, and the GM tournament in Calgary, Canada. GM Dimitri Reinderman was the strongest in the knockout phase that decided matters in Bussum. In Limburg there was a five-way tie for first place among GM Vladimir Dobrov, IM...
Sunday, January 06, 2013 10:53
Zaven Andriasian (Armenia), Alexander Kovchan (Ukraine) and Sipke Ernst (Netherlands) tied for first with 7/9 at the traditional Groningen open tournament in the last week of December. Andriasian won the tournament on tie-break. This year it was the 50th edition of the annual chess festival in the north-east of the Netherlands. Many winners at the...
Batavia: Ernst and Hebden share the lead after round 4
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 12:32
They have survived a number of tricky positions, but GMs Sipke Ernst and Mark Hebden are sharing the lead after four rounds at the Batavia Tournament in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Both grandmasters have scored 3/4. In sole third place we find Dutch talent Hugo ten Hertog, who only needs to double his score in the remaining five rounds to clinch...