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D Reinderman 
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Dimitri Reinderman
Number of games in database: 426
Years covered: 1990 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2568 (2552 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2618
Overall record: +115 -97 =164 (52.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      50 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (47) 
    B23 B33 B46 B90 B87
 English, 1 c4 e5 (28) 
    A20 A29 A28 A21 A22
 English (24) 
    A18 A15 A10 A11 A16
 King's Indian (14) 
    E77 E99 E94 E80
 Ruy Lopez (14) 
    C69 C67 C66 C77 C86
 Nimzo Indian (9) 
    E54 E39 E38 E35
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (71) 
    B33 B30 B31 B25 B22
 Dutch Defense (36) 
    A81 A90 A88 A86 A96
 King's Indian (34) 
    E97 E91 E94 E81 E60
 Sicilian Dragon (10) 
    B78 B76 B37 B38 B70
 Philidor's Defense (10) 
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    A41 A46 A45 D02 A40
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   D Reinderman vs Harikrishna, 2010 1-0
   D Reinderman vs Akobian, 2010 1-0
   I Nyzhnyk vs D Reinderman, 2009 1/2-1/2
   Efimenko vs D Reinderman, 2009 0-1
   D Reinderman vs Winants, 1993 1-0
   D Reinderman vs E Goudriaan, 2014 1-0
   R Pruijssers vs D Reinderman, 2013 0-1
   D Reinderman vs C Matamoros Franco, 2008 1-0
   D Reinderman vs Naiditsch, 2010 1/2-1/2
   D Reinderman vs L'Ami, 2010 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Groningen Chess Festival (2009)
   Dutch Championships (2008)
   Dutch Championship (2013)
   Corus Group C (2008)
   5th Batavia (2013)
   Dutch Championship (2009)
   Tata Steel Group B (2014)
   Tata Steel Group B (2012)
   11th Essent Open (2007)
   Corus Group B (2009)
   Dutch Open (2009)
   6th European Individual Championship (2005)
   EU-ch 4th (2003)
   European Individual Championships (2010)
   12th European Individual Championship (2011)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2000 Corus (Group B) by gauer

   D Reinderman vs M Hovhanisian (Jan-09-16) 1-0
   Van Wely vs D Reinderman (Dec-12-15) 1-0
   D Reinderman vs Van Wely (Jul-13-14) 0-1
   R van Kampen vs D Reinderman (Jul-12-14) 1-0
   L'Ami vs D Reinderman (Jul-11-14) 1/2-1/2

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(born Aug-12-1972, 44 years old) Netherlands

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Dimitri Reinderman is a Dutch grandmaster born in Hoorn, Netherlands. National champion in 2013. Winner of the Dutch Open 2015. He is also a Developmental Instructor (2014).

Wikipedia article: Dimitri Reinderman

 page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 426  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. D Reinderman vs K Mokry  0-131 1990 Dieren opB20 Sicilian
2. D Reinderman vs Kramnik ½-½20 1990 Ch World (cadets) (under 16)B33 Sicilian
3. Van Wely vs D Reinderman  ½-½64 1990 Dieren opE97 King's Indian
4. D Reinderman vs H Spaan  ½-½44 1991 ACCOM opB23 Sicilian, Closed
5. H P Garcia vs D Reinderman  1-031 1991 NED-ch sfA81 Dutch
6. D Reinderman vs F Kroeze 1-025 1991 NijmegenC25 Vienna
7. D Reinderman vs G Timmerman  ½-½57 1991 Ch NetherlandsC26 Vienna
8. D Reinderman vs G Pieterse  0-139 1991 NED-ch sfB12 Caro-Kann Defense
9. D Rogozenko vs D Reinderman  0-155 1992 EU-ch U20A90 Dutch
10. L Langner vs D Reinderman  1-035 1992 Wch U26B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
11. D Reinderman vs A Volzhin 0-117 1992 OakhamC30 King's Gambit Declined
12. D Reinderman vs F Kroeze  1-047 1992 NED-ch U18A06 Reti Opening
13. D Reinderman vs Glek  0-128 1992 Groningen opC00 French Defense
14. P Haba vs D Reinderman  0-127 1993 Pardubice opB33 Sicilian
15. D Reinderman vs H P Garcia  ½-½45 1993 EnschedeB23 Sicilian, Closed
16. D Reinderman vs Piket  1-034 1993 NEDC30 King's Gambit Declined
17. D Reinderman vs Wojtkiewicz  ½-½30 1993 NEDB23 Sicilian, Closed
18. Van Wely vs D Reinderman  1-051 1993 Leeuwarden opE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
19. Barsov vs D Reinderman  0-139 1993 PurmerendA51 Budapest Gambit
20. Sosonko vs D Reinderman  0-145 1993 Brussels ztE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
21. Van Wely vs D Reinderman  1-051 1993 Leeuwarden opE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
22. F Kroeze vs D Reinderman  0-143 1993 Leeuwarden opA00 Uncommon Opening
23. V Tukmakov vs D Reinderman  1-043 1993 Antwerp opE97 King's Indian
24. Van der Wiel vs D Reinderman  1-029 1993 Brussels ztB33 Sicilian
25. B Annakov vs D Reinderman  0-143 1993 ch World juniors (under 20)A87 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation
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Kibitzer's Corner
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Jul-11-05  farrooj: Isn't there a list of banned drinks by FIDE?
Sep-05-05  WTHarvey: Here is a little collection of puzzles from Dmitri's early games:
Sep-05-05  SambaDanne:

Lets assume that is weight is 70 kg... If he drinks more than 132 cans during a game, hes dead.

Sep-05-05  BaranDuin: <ughaibu: Caffeine alters the perception of time so that, in effect, a player has more thinking time after drinking coffee. I'm surprised it's not banned in FIDE events.>

As we all know, "time is an illusion, lunchtime doubly so."

Dec-21-05  billiejoelover21: i wonder if that redbull will kill his brain cells?
Jan-29-06  rKa: He actually also plays Magic: The Gathering (a huge trading card game) very well, appearing in the top8 of a 1000+player tournament in Hasselt/Belgium.
Aug-06-06  BIDMONFA: Dimitri Reinderman


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  Caissanist: Reinderman is a truly amazing photographer, at least to judge by the photographs here on Chessgames. He seems to have a remarkable knack for capturing a player's personality in a photograph.
Dec-24-06  Nibiru: I drew once against Reinderman in Arnhem (Holland) but that was only a quick game, not official.
Dec-02-07  bystander: Dimitri Reinderman won the Cultural Village Tournement (Wijk aan Zee). The winner of this tournement plays in Chorus 2008, group-C.

Johan Hut wrote an interesting article about Dimitri Reinderman's results in 2007 (Dutch).

Sep-20-09  Gryz: Last round in the Dutch Championships. Reinderman (2nd) plays with white against Giri (1st place). Reinderman still has a chance to win the championship, but he must beat Giri.

He then plays a 14-move draw. With white.

What a sissy.

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  Richard Taylor: But then he avoided a possible loss and came second, which is a great achievement, and he gained rating points.
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  Richard Taylor: By the way - far more useful than coffee etc is in fact is any source of vitamin B - especially including B12.

It greatly (or noticeably) increases alertness and other things - in fact it enhances one's libido!

The vitamin B complex tablets are good or we have marmite in NZ and there is spirulina... It (B vitamins and B12) are or is not a drug(s). The point is that it is or or some of the vitamins are basically catalysts and speed reactions in cells. They help synthesis of certain proteins etc If you are not vegetarian also have a good amount of red or other meat and beans etc or beans and alfalfa sprouts etc if you are a vegetarian.

Some people have difficulty absorbing say B12 and have injections or take tablets. (I do, and I use tablets from the supermarket, and I notice the effect on my playing ability almost immediately if I am not tired.).) But probably everyone has some degree of absorption difficulty - so it is enhancing - increases alertness etc And some orange juice of consumption of fruit is also good vitamin C helps to work with other vitamins and things....

Coffee, tea and other caffeine sources do also but the effect of caffeine peaks and then it is not so useful.

Of course a good sleep before a game is important if you can sleep.

NOTE - all substances taken in excess can be harmful. So excessive vitamin B and C (while not as harmful as say A etc) can also be deleterious. In great excess, anything, including B vitamins, can be quite harmful.

Apr-05-11  zdigyigy: When I started playing I smoked like a fiend...
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  Phony Benoni: Let him have his pleasures. When your day job is caring for Santa's flock, you need a break.
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  HeMateMe: I think Blitzen might beat him.
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  Phony Benoni: Not at Classical.
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  HeMateMe: Are you tweaking my nose?
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  FSR: <Phony Benoni: ... When your day job is caring for Santa's flock, you need a break.>

When Donner is blitzin' the results aren't pretty.

Jan-11-14  waustad: He is the one with purple hair at Tata Steel.
Jan-11-14  John Abraham: What year is the above photo from? 1998?
Jan-11-14  hellopolgar: "...He is a vegetarian...", well...
Aug-22-14  Ke2: Very colorful guy
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  Caissanist: Looks like Dmitri's got $10 coming to him:
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  TheFocus: I think Santa Claus is the original Reinderman.
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