Number of games in database: 351
Years covered: 1980 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2513 (2516 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2574
Overall record: +87 -107 =151 (47.1%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
6 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Winants vs O Korneev, 2005 1-0
Winants vs S van Blitterswijk, 2004 1-0
Winants vs V Gervais, 2002 1-0
Winants vs P Tregubov, 2005 1/2-1/2
Winants vs Carlsen, 2003 1-0
R Jaenig vs Winants, 2007 0-1
Winants vs Abdalsalam Albzour, 2012 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
11th Essent Open (2007)
6th European Individual Championship (2005)
7th European Individual Championship (2006)
European Clubs Cup (Men) (2003)
European Individual Championship (2007)
36th Olympiad (2004)
21st European Club Cup (2005)
European Club Cup (2013)
European Club Cup (2011)
37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
Chess Olympiad (2012)
Chess Olympiad (2016)
🏆 4th ch-Francophonie
Winants vs S Brih (Oct-30-16) 1-0
P Almagro Llamas vs Winants (Oct-29-16) 1-0
Winants vs M Godena (Oct-28-16) 0-1
R Di Paolo vs Winants (Oct-27-16) 0-1
Winants vs J P Karr (Oct-26-16) 1-0
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(born Jan-01-1963, 55 years old) Belgium
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Grandmaster (1993), Belgian champion in 1986.
| page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 351
|1. Winants vs P Gelpke
|| ||0-1||57||1980||FRG-ch int U18||E96 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, Main line|
|2. L Schandorff vs Winants
|| ||1-0||42||1982||Wch U20||B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening|
|3. Winants vs Korchnoi
|| ||0-1||32||1986||SWIFT Tournament 1st||D85 Grunfeld|
|4. Miles vs Winants
|| ||1-0||72||1986||SWIFT Tournament 1st||A61 Benoni|
|5. Winants vs Ljubojevic
|| ||½-½||40||1986||SWIFT Tournament 1st||E12 Queen's Indian|
|6. Winants vs M Jadoul
|| ||½-½||20||1986||SWIFT Tournament 1st||E94 King's Indian, Orthodox|
|7. Timman vs Winants
|| ||1-0||41||1986||SWIFT Tournament 1st||A70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3|
|8. Winants vs Karpov
||0-1||26||1986||SWIFT Tournament 1st||A46 Queen's Pawn Game|
|9. Romanishin vs Winants
|| ||½-½||32||1986||SWIFT Tournament 1st||A04 Reti Opening|
|10. Van der Wiel vs Winants
|| ||½-½||21||1986||SWIFT Tournament 1st||B45 Sicilian, Taimanov|
|11. Winants vs Suba
|| ||½-½||27||1986||Chess Olympiad||C17 French, Winawer, Advance|
|12. Van der Wiel vs Winants
|| ||½-½||25||1987||NED||A70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3|
|13. Winants vs G J de Boer
|| ||0-1||42||1987||OHRA-B||D97 Grunfeld, Russian|
|14. Piket vs Winants
|| ||0-1||42||1987||Hoogovens-B||A62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation|
|15. G Welling vs Winants
|| ||½-½||15||1987||Hoogovens-B||A01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack|
|16. Winants vs N Gaprindashvili
|| ||½-½||47||1987||Hoogovens-B||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|17. Winants vs J Brenninkmeijer
|| ||1-0||47||1987||Hoogovens-B||C17 French, Winawer, Advance|
|18. Winants vs I Rogers
|| ||½-½||59||1987||Hoogovens-B||C33 King's Gambit Accepted|
|19. Winants vs Timman
|| ||0-1||40||1987||SWIFT Tournament 2nd||A40 Queen's Pawn Game|
|20. Korchnoi vs Winants
|| ||1-0||40||1987||SWIFT Tournament 2nd||A04 Reti Opening|
|21. Winants vs Kasparov
||0-1||55||1987||SWIFT Tournament 2nd||D59 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower|
|22. Ljubojevic vs Winants
|| ||1-0||45||1987||SWIFT Tournament 2nd||A04 Reti Opening|
|23. Winants vs Karpov
||½-½||63||1987||SWIFT Tournament 2nd||E16 Queen's Indian|
|24. Tal vs Winants
|| ||1-0||37||1987||SWIFT Tournament 2nd||A04 Reti Opening|
|25. Winants vs R Meulders
|| ||1-0||52||1987||SWIFT Tournament 2nd||A80 Dutch|
| page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 351
|Apr-08-05|| ||PivotalAnorak: LuckyLuc on ICC if I'm not mistaken.
A fellow countryman of mine, our only "home-made" GM at the moment (the - few - other ones being from Russian origin).
Once the highest rated french-speaking player IN THE WORLD :-) (before the uprising of Bacrot, Lautier, etc). Cheers, Luc !
|Apr-08-05|| ||WTHarvey: Here are some chess diagrams of Luc's crucial positons in games not seen here: http://www.wtharvey.com/wina.html |
|Apr-08-05|| ||babakova: even higher rated than Spasskij? |
|Apr-08-05|| ||PivotalAnorak: Spassky can't speak French, I think - even though he is French now. Boris, si tu nous lis, n'hésite pas à nous faire signe... :-) |
|Apr-08-05|| ||cu8sfan: <PivotalAnorak> I doubt that his ICC handle is LuckyLuc, that guy doesn't really play like a master: http://www.chessclub.com/activities... |
|Apr-08-05|| ||centrumspits: Ik denk dat Pivotalanorak Luc's handle op playchess bedoelt! |
|Apr-08-05|| ||BaranDuin: His playchess handle is GoodLuc |
|Apr-09-05|| ||PivotalAnorak: <all> Sorry guys, my mistake: like BaranDuin said, it's GoodLuc |
|Jan-10-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Luc Winants
|Apr-27-09|| ||Xeroxx: Win ants?|
|May-17-09|| ||ILikeFruits: this ant...
|Dec-18-09|| ||waustad: He has had the questionable pleasure of being beaten by many of the best players of the age. I would assume that if a more complete record of his games were given, he'd look a lot better, at least statistically.|
|Jan-01-11|| ||wordfunph: Winants-Abolianin Belgian Team Championship 2000:
On move 13's Qa4, GM Luc Winants left the board to buy a cup of coffee and when he returned, he found all the pieces had been reset on their original squares and his opponent had disappeared! Astonished, he looked around to see if someone was playing a joke on him --- when finally a team mate whispered the ominous words "his phone rang".
happy birthday GM Winants!
|May-27-11|| ||libertyjack: haha nice story <wordfunph> !|
|Dec-18-12|| ||waustad: As I thought, he's still active and if you look at his results as far as the FIDE stats are concerned they are vastly better than what we see here. Very often people only post the games of their faves and it seems he hasn't gotten that treatment so far.|
|Dec-18-12|| ||waustad: http://ratings.fide.com/chess_stati...|
|Dec-18-12|| ||Kikoman: More info for GM Luc Winants :)x
|Oct-25-13|| ||Xeroxx: I won an ant once.|
|Oct-23-14|| ||offramp: If you play chess to Luc Winants, |
You'll get paid Aghasi Inants.
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