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Jeroen Bosch
J Bosch 
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Number of games in database: 145
Years covered: 1986 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2412 (2317 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2475

Overall record: +39 -47 =59 (47.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (22) 
    B90 B32 B33 B40 B30
 King's Indian (7) 
    E81 E70 E71
 Queen's Pawn Game (7) 
    D00 D02 E00 A40 A45
 Sicilian Najdorf (5) 
    B90 B92
 French Defense (4) 
    C02 C00
 Pirc (4) 
    B08 B07
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (30) 
    B56 B32 B90 B30 B42
 Tarrasch Defense (5) 
 Reti System (5) 
 Dutch Defense (5) 
    A88 A97 A87 A90
 Ruy Lopez (4) 
    C97 C91 C66
 Sicilian Najdorf (4) 
    B90 B93
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Bosch vs J Algra, 2001 1-0
   Huebner vs J Bosch, 1998 1/2-1/2
   Timman vs J Bosch, 2001 0-1
   J Bosch vs P Van der Sterren, 2001 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Dutch Open (2009)
   European Club Cup (2015)

   🏆 Dutch League 2017/18
   D Hausrath vs J Bosch (Nov-25-17) 1-0
   J Bosch vs P Nikolic (Nov-04-17) 1/2-1/2
   J Bosch vs D Klein (Feb-04-17) 0-1
   J Jarvenpaa vs J Bosch (Oct-23-15) 0-1
   J Bosch vs P Schreiner (Oct-22-15) 1/2-1/2

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(born May-03-1970, 49 years old) Netherlands

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International Master and FIDE Senior Trainer.

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 145  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J van der Kooij vs J Bosch 0-1171986corres NLDC35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham
2. J Bosch vs Van Wely  ½-½411988Dutch OpenB12 Caro-Kann Defense
3. G Timmerman vs J Bosch 0-1661988Dutch OpenD90 Grunfeld
4. Van Wely vs J Bosch  ½-½681989EU-ch U20A14 English
5. J Bosch vs Dreev  0-1201989EU-ch U20C60 Ruy Lopez
6. J Bosch vs S Loeffler  1-0341991It (b)C45 Scotch Game
7. J Bosch vs Van Wely  0-1521992Hyeres opB86 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
8. M Marsal Valles vs J Bosch  ½-½471993Vilanova opB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
9. G Timmerman vs J Bosch  0-1421993NED-ch sfB32 Sicilian
10. J Bosch vs Kharlov  1-0551993Leeuwarden opB57 Sicilian
11. N Davies vs J Bosch  0-1341993Leeuwarden opA04 Reti Opening
12. J Bosch vs Piket  0-1301993Leeuwarden opC48 Four Knights
13. D Zoler vs J Bosch  ½-½261993Groningen Chess Festival; GM openD21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
14. J Bosch vs J S Nesterov  1-0321993Groningen Chess Festival; GM openA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
15. J Bosch vs V Arbakov  0-1291993Groningen Chess Festival; GM openB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
16. T Hutters vs J Bosch  1-0351993Groningen Chess Festival; GM openA38 English, Symmetrical
17. J Bosch vs S Matveeva  1-0271993Groningen Chess Festival; GM openB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
18. M Kaminski vs J Bosch  ½-½281993Groningen Chess Festival; GM openB32 Sicilian
19. J Bosch vs G Kacheishvili 0-1191993Groningen Chess Festival; GM openB42 Sicilian, Kan
20. Van der Wiel vs J Bosch  1-0371994NED-chB40 Sicilian
21. I Sokolov vs J Bosch  0-1351994NED-chA53 Old Indian
22. J Bosch vs Nijboer  ½-½551994NED-chB30 Sicilian
23. P Van der Sterren vs J Bosch  0-1401994NED-chD21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
24. J Bosch vs S van Gisbergen  ½-½161994NED-chC48 Four Knights
25. H Hoeksema vs J Bosch  ½-½111994NED-chD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-03-06  BIDMONFA: Jeroen Bosch

BOSCH, Jeroen

Jun-27-06  Runemaster: I think this player's name is identical to the famous painter of centuries ago, Hieronymus Bosch (a pseudonym, though, from the painter's town of Hertogenbosch). Hieronymus is the Latinised version of Jeroen.

A scary guy to sit down opposite - you'll never quite what might appear on the board!

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  offramp: ...And Geronimo is the Spanish version of Hieronymus.
Jun-27-06  Runemaster: English would be Jerome, I think - Italian Girolamo. Hieronymus sounds the best to me, though.
Jun-30-06  Runemaster: The Mighty Bosch (obscure/alternative British comedy reference).
May-03-08  Eastfrisian: A talented player in my eyes, but he doesn't come higher in the ranking. Stellwagen, Smeets, L'Ami and others seem to be better in the moment.
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  DarthStapler: Reminds me of Admiral Aken Bosch from Freespace 2
May-03-08  remlap12: Wow...He played in Olot in 1969 and then was born the following year!! Amazing accomplishment!
May-03-08  zoat22: yeah, thats interesting
May-04-08  nescio: <Wow...He played in Olot in 1969 and then was born the following year!! Amazing accomplishment!>

Nothing new, he was always a genius:

May-03-09  WhiteRook48: Happy birthday
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  wordfunph: famous for his Secrets of Opening Surprises series, now in volume #14..

Jun-30-15  Poisonpawns: "LordJim" on ICC
Sep-22-19  ragtag: <SOS> I've yet to see an author write "This opening is rubbish, but please buy my book anyway".
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