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Jean-Marc Degraeve
Number of games in database: 578
Years covered: 1985 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2569 (2538 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2602

Overall record: +220 -134 =200 (57.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 24 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (130) 
    B30 B22 B40 B23 B50
 French Defense (60) 
    C02 C03 C07 C05 C11
 Caro-Kann (26) 
    B12 B13 B14 B10
 French Tarrasch (25) 
    C03 C05 C07 C09 C04
 Giuoco Piano (19) 
    C53 C50 C54
 Two Knights (13) 
    C55 C57
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (53) 
    B30 B32 B22 B33 B27
 King's Indian (32) 
    E97 E92 E67 E60 E94
 Queen's Pawn Game (23) 
    A46 A41 A40 D02 E00
 Modern Benoni (22) 
    A57 A61 A56 A64 A65
 Alekhine's Defense (21) 
    B04 B03 B02
 French Defense (15) 
    C09 C00 C07 C15 C03
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Degraeve vs J Tomczak, 2006 1-0
   Degraeve vs R Pogorelov, 1992 1-0
   Degraeve vs J P Boudre, 1987 1-0
   I Bonoo vs Degraeve, 2005 0-1
   V Babula vs Degraeve, 2000 1/2-1/2
   Lautier vs Degraeve, 2005 0-1
   E Prie vs Degraeve, 1997 1/2-1/2
   Degraeve vs A Marechal, 2001 1-0
   Degraeve vs C Vitoux, 2013 1-0
   Degraeve vs A Platel, 2012 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Cappelle la Grande (2009)
   French Championships (2015)
   French Championships (2014)
   French Championships (2007)
   French Championship (2005)
   28th Cappelle-la-Grande (2012)
   Cappelle la Grande (2006)
   French Team Championship (2015)
   French Team Championship (2014)
   French Team Championship (2013)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   Bundesliga 2008/09 (2008)
   36th Olympiad (2004)
   Bundesliga 2010/11 (2010)
   Pro Chess League (2018)

   🏆 Pro Chess League
   F Perez Ponsa vs Degraeve (Feb-24-18) 0-1, rapid
   Nakamura vs Degraeve (Feb-24-18) 1-0, rapid
   Degraeve vs Lenderman (Feb-24-18) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   Degraeve vs Yu Yangyi (Feb-24-18) 0-1, rapid
   Degraeve vs Caruana (Feb-24-18) 0-1, rapid

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(born Jan-26-1971, 47 years old) France

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Born in 1971 in Tourcoing. In 1987 he won the French junior championship. In 2003 he won the medal 'de la jeunesse et des sports'. GM Degreave defended the honour of France in various national matches, among others at the Olympiads.

Wikipedia article: Jean-Marc Degraeve

 page 1 of 24; games 1-25 of 578  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P Horn vs Degraeve  1-0471985Bagneux opC15 French, Winawer
2. Degraeve vs V Studer  1-0451985Bagneux opB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
3. J M Dubois vs Degraeve  ½-½181986FRA-chBC00 French Defense
4. Degraeve vs J Corgeron  1-0721986FRA-chBB08 Pirc, Classical
5. M Litique vs Degraeve  0-1581986FRA-chBB22 Sicilian, Alapin
6. Degraeve vs J R Koch ½-½271986FRA-chBB50 Sicilian
7. M Apicella vs Degraeve  1-0351986FRA-chBB30 Sicilian
8. Degraeve vs B Dieu  1-0411986FRA-chBC15 French, Winawer
9. Lautier vs Degraeve 1-0361986Ch-FraE99 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov
10. Degraeve vs R Weill  1-0331986FRA-chBC55 Two Knights Defense
11. Degraeve vs M Benoit  1-0401986FRA-chBB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
12. C Abravanel vs Degraeve  ½-½161986FRA-chBC00 French Defense
13. Degraeve vs J M Kappler  1-0551986FRA-chBB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
14. F Meinsohn vs Degraeve  0-1611987FRA-chE61 King's Indian
15. Degraeve vs J M Kappler  0-1281987FRA-chC02 French, Advance
16. R Barcenilla vs Degraeve 1-0371987Wch U20E81 King's Indian, Samisch
17. R Ferry vs Degraeve  ½-½171987FRA-chA40 Queen's Pawn Game
18. Degraeve vs A Haik  ½-½251987FRA-chB08 Pirc, Classical
19. Vaisser vs Degraeve  1-0331987Cappelle la Grande opA69 Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, Main line
20. G Andruet vs Degraeve  ½-½641987FRA-chE97 King's Indian
21. Degraeve vs M G De Souza  0-1261987Wch U20C28 Vienna Game
22. P Guyot vs Degraeve  1-0771987FRA-chB33 Sicilian
23. Degraeve vs J P Boudre 1-0191987Ch FranceC50 Giuoco Piano
24. Degraeve vs P Cerisier  1-0411987FRA-chB22 Sicilian, Alapin
25. Stefansson vs Degraeve  1-0381987Wch U18B33 Sicilian
 page 1 of 24; games 1-25 of 578  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-19-05  WTHarvey: Here are some puzzles from the games of Degraeve not shown here.
Premium Chessgames Member Here's a challenge for any biography author who feels particularly motivated: if you see a Player-of-the-Day who does not have a biography, do a little research and add one. The chess world will sing your praises forever.
Feb-19-05  aw1988: ...except those with laryngitis (sp?).
Jul-25-05  rexeterna: <aw1988> Spelling correct.
Jul-25-05  weary willy: From biography: <He defended the honour of France in various national matches>

No cheese-eating surrender monkey then

Jul-25-05  Phaethon: Hey willy, isnt that a tad stereotypical? I have quite a few french friends who wouldnt appreciate that and niether do I.
Premium Chessgames Member
  BishopofBlunder: I know a few monkeys who might take offense, as well.
Jul-25-05  EmperorAtahualpa: That cheese is great though. :)
Jul-25-05  TruthHurts: <weary willy> no, that is for us army in vietnam lol.
Jul-26-05  Phaethon: no truth, thats murdering cheese eating surrender monkeys
Jan-26-06  BIDMONFA: Jean-Marc Degraeve


Jul-04-08  gambitfan: A French player !

Not so many compatriots on this site !

Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Adina-Maria Hamdouchi (Adina Maria Bogza) vs. Jean-Marc Degraeve: @ 15th Saint-Affrique International Open, 2007
Jan-26-09  WhiteRook48: that's a weird last name
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Happy Birthday!
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: The paths of glory lead but to Degraeve.
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