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Robin van Kampen
Number of games in database: 343
Years covered: 2006 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2609 (2478 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2641
Overall record: +136 -72 =135 (59.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (66) 
    B30 B90 B42 B32 B46
 Ruy Lopez (50) 
    C67 C78 C84 C65 C92
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (22) 
    C84 C92 C91 C93 C96
 French Defense (18) 
    C18 C11 C10 C14 C16
 Caro-Kann (15) 
    B12 B11 B10
 Sicilian Taimanov (10) 
    B46 B45 B48 B49 B47
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (52) 
    B90 B51 B94 B22 B50
 King's Indian (18) 
    E92 E90 E97 E60 E77
 Slav (14) 
    D12 D11 D17 D19 D10
 Sicilian Najdorf (13) 
    B90 B94 B91 B96
 Queen's Pawn Game (11) 
    A46 A40 E10 A41 A50
 Semi-Slav (7) 
    D45 D43 D44
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   R van Kampen vs R Rapport, 2014 1-0
   R van Kampen vs S Sevian, 2015 1-0
   M A Tabatabaei vs R van Kampen, 2014 0-1
   Morozevich vs R van Kampen, 2013 1/2-1/2
   R van Kampen vs Adams, 2013 1-0
   R van Kampen vs Naiditsch, 2013 1-0
   R van Kampen vs Wei Yi, 2015 1/2-1/2
   Robson vs R van Kampen, 2010 0-1
   R van Kampen vs A Mellema, 2012 1-0
   R van Kampen vs R Swinkels, 2010 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   London Chess Classic Open (2012)
   Dutch Championship (2013)
   15th Unive Open (2011)
   Corus (C Group) (2010)
   Groningen Open (2012)
   Tata Steel (Group B) (2015)
   16th Unive Open (2012)
   Reykjavik Open (2014)
   Politiken Cup (2013)
   World Junior Championship (2014)
   World Junior Championship (2012)
   London Chess Classic (2013)
   11th Essent Open (2007)
   Qatar Masters (2014)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2014)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Notable Games Young Talents ! by FLAWLESSWIN64

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FIDE player card for Robin van Kampen

(born Nov-14-1994, 20 years old) Netherlands
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FIDE Master (2008); International Master (2009); Grandmaster (2011).

Member of the Guildford 1 team that won the 2013-14 4NCL.

Wikipedia article: Robin van Kampen

 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 343  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. R van Kampen vs Roy Saptarshi  0-159 2006 Dieren opB01 Scandinavian
2. R van Kampen vs D Voet  1-022 2006 Brasschaat opB06 Robatsch
3. R van Kampen vs N Abasov  0-133 2006 Wch U12B33 Sicilian
4. G Cools vs R van Kampen  ½-½27 2006 Brasschaat opB56 Sicilian
5. R van Kampen vs W Maes  0-165 2006 Brasschaat opB49 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
6. A Dardha vs R van Kampen  1-052 2006 Brasschaat opB83 Sicilian
7. Haosu Zhang vs R van Kampen  ½-½41 2006 Wch U12B91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
8. R van Kampen vs L Ootes  1-030 2007 Dieren opB40 Sicilian
9. R van Kampen vs A Borg  1-051 2007 11th Essent OpenB10 Caro-Kann
10. R van Kampen vs F van Assendelft  0-125 2007 Dieren opB54 Sicilian
11. R van Kampen vs R Hendriks  1-031 2007 11th Essent OpenB40 Sicilian
12. K van der Weide vs R van Kampen  1-044 2007 Dieren opB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
13. M van Delft vs R van Kampen  1-036 2007 11th Essent OpenB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
14. M Timmermans vs R van Kampen  0-128 2007 Dieren opB32 Sicilian
15. A Fehr vs R van Kampen  ½-½67 2007 11th Essent OpenA20 English
16. R Pruijssers vs R van Kampen  0-124 2007 Dieren opB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
17. R van Kampen vs J van der Veen  1-026 2007 11th Essent OpenC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
18. R van Kampen vs T Kampman  1-041 2007 Dieren opD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
19. R van Kampen vs O Sadallah 0-130 2007 11th Essent OpenB07 Pirc
20. R van Kampen vs L Hofland  1-029 2007 Dieren opB07 Pirc
21. Hort vs R van Kampen  1-064 2007 11th Essent OpenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
22. S R Chowdhury vs R van Kampen  1-060 2007 Dieren opB50 Sicilian
23. R Pruijssers vs R van Kampen 1-045 2007 11th Essent OpenB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
24. R van Kampen vs D Reinderman  ½-½50 2007 11th Essent OpenB33 Sicilian
25. P Schuurman vs R van Kampen  ½-½26 2007 Dieren opA35 English, Symmetrical
 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 343  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-28-09  sneaky pete: Also known as Kampen Robin Van. Robin, 15 years old, is at the moment engaged in a match (4 games) against Jan Timman in Groningen. He lost the first game Saturday, won the second one yesterday and drew today's game. I guess the rating of his duplicate is closer to his present strength.
Jan-01-10  Alphastar: Yeah, he is the current (under 21!) dutch youth champion and an IM, I do not know whether he's scored any GM norms already.
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  jon01: Robin van Kampen has progressed very fast. In January 2007 his rating was only 2064. He has gained almost 400 points in three years! I'll certainly keep an eye on this guy at Corus C 2010.
May-18-10  Don Cossacks: Robin Van Kampen performed creditably in Corus C by scalping many strong players like Gupta,Swinkels and Robson.In a few years he would be one of top players of the Netherlands together with Anish Giri.
Jan-13-11  BIDMONFA: Robin Van Kampen


Jul-31-11  Raspje: And Robin van Kampen is now a grandmaster, the youngest ever in the Netherlands (Giri played for Russia when he became a Grandmaster).
Aug-05-11  Raspje: Interesting interview (in Dutch): When Robin van Kampen has a question regarding the opening, he says he can always ask his vriend Anish Giri :)
Aug-11-12  achieve: From the interview (thanks for posting, <raspje>!), a current and topical goal as worded by Van Kampen, which is "to try and become a Youth World Champion one time, starting 2012... I'm allowed to participate a few more years." --

<TB: Het grootmeesterschap was neem ik aan een doel, maar dat doel is nu weg. Kun je jezelf nieuwe doelen stellen?

RvK: Jawel. Ten eerste wil ik binnen afzienbare tijd de 2600 halen. Dat lijkt me wel reëel, na Dortmund sta ik ergens in de 2530 dus zover ben ik daar niet vandaan. Verder wil ik proberen om een keer jeugdwereldkampioen te worden, om te beginnen vanaf 2012. Ik mag nog een paar keer meedoen.>

Currently, Robin van Kampen is on 5.5/8 - and possibly within striking range of the leaders.

Aug-11-12  RookFile: His trainer is Van Batman.
Aug-11-12  achieve: Robin turns 18 in november, so he's a "kid" for just a couple more months.
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  notyetagm: Solution to Our Quiz:

Van Kampen(2570)–Gullaksen
(2384) London Classic Open (6), 2012

37.¦xf5! £xf4 38.¤e6+ ¢h6
39.¦xf4 1–0.

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  tamar: Big win today versus Michael Adams at Unive.
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  Penguincw: Happy 19th birthday to GM Robin Van Kampen!
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  jamesmaskell: Robin van Kampen is currently playing a couple of games on the ICCF site against David van der Hoeven.

His White game is a slow Slav and while there have been piece exchanges, everything else is behind the pawns. With Black its now in the endgame of a Botvinnik Semi-Slav (the Nxg5 sac), material equal. Interesting stuff.

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