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Robin Swinkels
Number of games in database: 292
Years covered: 2001 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2486 (2414 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2535

Overall record: +91 -85 =115 (51.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (24) 
    B90 B33 B67 B32 B80
 French Defense (15) 
    C18 C10 C17 C11 C12
 Ruy Lopez (13) 
    C69 C67 C60 C61 C68
 Slav (12) 
    D12 D11 D17 D10
 English (12) 
    A11 A15 A13
 Catalan (11) 
    E06 E09 E01 E04
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (33) 
    B47 B67 B62 B48 B50
 Grunfeld (17) 
    D85 D97 D90 D86 D80
 Queen's Indian (14) 
    E17 E12 E19 E15
 English (12) 
    A15 A14 A16 A10 A13
 Ruy Lopez (12) 
    C78 C67 C60 C65 C69
 Sicilian Taimanov (12) 
    B47 B48 B49
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Smeets vs R Swinkels, 2007 0-1
   N Huschenbeth vs R Swinkels, 2008 1/2-1/2
   D Kolbus vs R Swinkels, 2008 1/2-1/2
   L'Ami vs R Swinkels, 2011 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Tata Steel Group C (2013)
   Dutch Championship (2009)
   5th Batavia (2013)
   Corus Group C (2010)
   Dutch Championship (2011)
   Dutch Open (2009)
   European Club Cup (2012)
   European Union Individual Championship (2006)
   Groningen Chess Festival (2009)
   Amsterdam Chess Tournament (2006)
   Bundesliga 2010/11 (2010)
   Bundesliga 2009/10 (2009)
   European Individual Championship (2007)
   European Club Cup (2011)
   European Club Cup (2018)

   🏆 European Club Cup
   T Koch vs R Swinkels (Oct-17-18) 1-0
   R Swinkels vs E van Haastert (Oct-16-18) 1-0
   A Tari vs R Swinkels (Oct-15-18) 1-0
   R Swinkels vs N Nikolovski (Oct-14-18) 1-0
   R Swinkels vs A Bokros (Oct-13-18) 1/2-1/2

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(born Apr-06-1989, 29 years old) Netherlands

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 page 1 of 12; games 1-25 of 292  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Rodshtein vs R Swinkels  1-0342001EYCC B12D27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
2. R Swinkels vs Andrejs Dzalbo  1-0652001EYCC B12C10 French
3. R Swinkels vs D Jojua  ½-½472001EYCC B12B80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
4. T Banusz vs R Swinkels  1-0452001EYCC B12D39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
5. M Lopez Velez vs R Swinkels  ½-½272001WYB12C45 Scotch Game
6. R Swinkels vs J Dourerassou  ½-½302001WYB12C17 French, Winawer, Advance
7. A Gupta vs R Swinkels  ½-½452001WYB12D27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
8. Tiviakov vs R Swinkels  1-0492004HZ op 8thC24 Bishop's Opening
9. S Trofimov vs R Swinkels  1-0492005Wch U16D85 Grunfeld
10. R Vazquez Igarza vs R Swinkels 1-0202006Amsterdam Chess TournamentD85 Grunfeld
11. Li Shilong vs R Swinkels  ½-½522006Amsterdam Chess TournamentD86 Grunfeld, Exchange
12. R Swinkels vs H Van Gool  1-0412006Amsterdam Chess TournamentC45 Scotch Game
13. R Swinkels vs L Pliester  1-0272006Amsterdam Chess TournamentB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
14. Holzke vs R Swinkels  ½-½422006Amsterdam Chess TournamentC78 Ruy Lopez
15. R Swinkels vs M Al-Modiahki  0-1352006Amsterdam Chess TournamentC18 French, Winawer
16. P Peelen vs R Swinkels  1-0662006Amsterdam Chess TournamentA15 English
17. R Swinkels vs P Doggers  1-0572006Amsterdam Chess TournamentC45 Scotch Game
18. M Schlawin vs R Swinkels  ½-½232006Amsterdam Chess TournamentC50 Giuoco Piano
19. Korchnoi vs R Swinkels 1-0212006Banyoles International FestivalD80 Grunfeld
20. V Meijers vs R Swinkels ½-½752006European Union Individual ChampionshipC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
21. R Swinkels vs J Redmond  1-0452006European Union Individual ChampionshipC18 French, Winawer
22. D Gormally vs R Swinkels  1-0402006European Union Individual ChampionshipC78 Ruy Lopez
23. R Swinkels vs M R Taylor  1-0382006European Union Individual ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
24. R Swinkels vs S Gordon  0-1642006European Union Individual ChampionshipB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
25. P Bennett vs R Swinkels  0-1232006European Union Individual ChampionshipA15 English
 page 1 of 12; games 1-25 of 292  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-01-07  bystander: Robin Swinkels is an IM now. The application was approved on the 2nd Quarter FIDE Presidential Board, 22-24 June 2007 in Tallin, Estonia. Congratulations!
Aug-31-09  Dredge Rivers: He's a real Swinkeltoes!
Jan-15-10  BIDMONFA: Robin Swinkels


Jan-18-10  notyetagm: Could this guy have a more pansy-sounding name?

-- Thor Magnum

Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: Here is a link to an underwater tournament that Swinkels competed in back in 2008:

Premium Chessgames Member
My R Swinkels when I see
A bird upon a Christmas tree.
Let's go underwater, have some drinkels
And play chess with Robin Swinkels.
Premium Chessgames Member
  HeMateMe: He is a master of the swinkel.
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