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Dimitri Reinderman
D Reinderman 
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons  
Number of games in database: 573
Years covered: 1990 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2596 (2552 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2618

Overall record: +169 -127 =216 (54.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 61 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (58) 
    B23 B87 B90 B46 B20
 English, 1 c4 e5 (36) 
    A28 A20 A29 A21 A27
 English (35) 
    A11 A10 A18 A15 A13
 King's Indian (18) 
    E77 E99 E94 E98 E80
 Ruy Lopez (16) 
    C69 C67 C65 C66 C86
 Bird's Opening (13) 
    A03 A02
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (85) 
    B33 B30 B31 B25 B32
 King's Indian (43) 
    E97 E91 E81 E73 E60
 Dutch Defense (42) 
    A81 A90 A88 A96 A87
 Queen's Pawn Game (15) 
    A40 A41 A46 D02 A45
 Philidor's Defense (15) 
 Reti System (8) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   D Reinderman vs Winants, 1993 1-0
   D Reinderman vs V Akobian, 2010 1-0
   Efimenko vs D Reinderman, 2009 0-1
   D Reinderman vs Harikrishna, 2010 1-0
   D Reinderman vs I Sokolov, 2002 1/2-1/2
   D Reinderman vs Van der Sterren, 1999 1-0
   D Reinderman vs Naiditsch, 2010 1/2-1/2
   Nyzhnyk vs D Reinderman, 2009 1/2-1/2
   D Reinderman vs Timman, 1999 1-0
   D Reinderman vs Matamoros Franco, 2008 1-0

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (1999)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Dutch Championship (2013)
   Corus Group C (2008)
   Dutch Championship (1995)
   Groningen Chess Festival (2009)
   5th Batavia (2013)
   Tata Steel Challengers (2014)
   Tata Steel Group B (2012)
   Lost Boys Open (1998)
   Dutch Open (1991)
   Leeuwarden Open (1993)
   11th Essent Open (2007)
   Dutch Open (2009)
   European Team Championship (1999)
   European Championship (2011)
   European Championship (2010)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2000 Corus (Group B) by gauer
   Corus Group B 2000 by Tabanus

   🏆 12th Batavia GM
   D Reinderman vs L Trent (Mar-01-20) 1-0
   I K Sukandar vs D Reinderman (Feb-24-20) 0-1
   M Bosboom vs D Reinderman (Feb-23-20) 0-1
   D Reinderman vs T Warakomski (Feb-22-20) 1-0
   S Ernst vs D Reinderman (Dec-01-19) 1/2-1/2, rapid

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(born Aug-12-1972, 50 years old) Netherlands

[what is this?]
Dimitri Reinderman is a Dutch grandmaster born in Hoorn, Netherlands. National champion in 2013. Winner of the Dutch Open 2015. He is also a Developmental Instructor (2014).

Wikipedia article: Dimitri Reinderman

 page 1 of 25; games 1-25 of 613  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. D Reinderman vs Kramnik ½-½201990Wch U18B33 Sicilian
2. D Reinderman vs N Ristic  ½-½271990Dutch OpenB56 Sicilian
3. Van Wely vs D Reinderman  ½-½641990Dutch OpenE97 King's Indian
4. J Rigo vs D Reinderman  0-1431990Dutch OpenB33 Sicilian
5. D Reinderman vs S Martinovic  0-1591990Dutch OpenB23 Sicilian, Closed
6. R Hartoch vs D Reinderman  ½-½141990Dutch OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
7. D Reinderman vs V Ravikumar  1-0431990Dutch OpenB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
8. G de Boer vs D Reinderman  ½-½171990Dutch OpenE97 King's Indian
9. D Reinderman vs K Mokry  0-1311990Dutch OpenB20 Sicilian
10. H P Hoeksema vs D Reinderman  ½-½21990Dutch OpenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
11. D Reinderman vs F Kroeze 1-0251991NijmegenA07 King's Indian Attack
12. D Reinderman vs P Sjodahl  1-0611991Hallsberg opC17 French, Winawer, Advance
13. D Reinderman vs H Spaan  ½-½441991ACCOM opB23 Sicilian, Closed
14. Kramnik vs D Reinderman  ½-½551991EU-ch U20A52 Budapest Gambit
15. A van der Mee vs D Reinderman  0-1441991Dutch OpenB06 Robatsch
16. D Reinderman vs J Boersma  1-0291991Dutch OpenC00 French Defense
17. M Etmans vs D Reinderman  0-1351991Dutch OpenA00 Uncommon Opening
18. D Reinderman vs R Hartoch  ½-½631991Dutch OpenB07 Pirc
19. D Reinderman vs V Ravikumar  ½-½241991Dutch OpenB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
20. H van der Poel vs D Reinderman  0-1351991Dutch OpenB33 Sicilian
21. H Klip vs D Reinderman  ½-½111991Dutch OpenC24 Bishop's Opening
22. D Reinderman vs B van de Plassche  0-1541991Dutch OpenB20 Sicilian
23. T Wirschell vs D Reinderman  0-1461991Dutch OpenB33 Sicilian
24. H Perez Garcia vs D Reinderman  1-0311991NED-ch sfA81 Dutch
25. D Reinderman vs G Pieterse  0-1391991NED-ch sfB12 Caro-Kann Defense
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Jul-11-05  farrooj: Isn't there a list of banned drinks by FIDE?
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  WTHarvey: Here is a little collection of puzzles from Dmitri's early games:
Sep-05-05  SambaDanne:

Lets assume that is weight is 70 kg... If he drinks more than 132 cans during a game, he´s dead.

Sep-05-05  BaranDuin: <ughaibu: Caffeine alters the perception of time so that, in effect, a player has more thinking time after drinking coffee. I'm surprised it's not banned in FIDE events.>

As we all know, "time is an illusion, lunchtime doubly so."

Dec-21-05  billiejoelover21: i wonder if that redbull will kill his brain cells?
Jan-29-06  rKa: He actually also plays Magic: The Gathering (a huge trading card game) very well, appearing in the top8 of a 1000+player tournament in Hasselt/Belgium.
Aug-06-06  BIDMONFA: Dimitri Reinderman


Dec-24-06  Caissanist: Reinderman is a truly amazing photographer, at least to judge by the photographs here on Chessgames. He seems to have a remarkable knack for capturing a player's personality in a photograph.
Dec-24-06  Nibiru: I drew once against Reinderman in Arnhem (Holland) but that was only a quick game, not official.
Dec-02-07  bystander: Dimitri Reinderman won the Cultural Village Tournement (Wijk aan Zee). The winner of this tournement plays in Chorus 2008, group-C.

Johan Hut wrote an interesting article about Dimitri Reinderman's results in 2007 (Dutch).

Sep-20-09  Gryz: Last round in the Dutch Championships. Reinderman (2nd) plays with white against Giri (1st place). Reinderman still has a chance to win the championship, but he must beat Giri.

He then plays a 14-move draw. With white.

What a sissy.

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  Richard Taylor: But then he avoided a possible loss and came second, which is a great achievement, and he gained rating points.
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  Richard Taylor: By the way - far more useful than coffee etc is in fact is any source of vitamin B - especially including B12.

It greatly (or noticeably) increases alertness and other things - in fact it enhances one's libido!

The vitamin B complex tablets are good or we have marmite in NZ and there is spirulina... It (B vitamins and B12) are or is not a drug(s). The point is that it is or or some of the vitamins are basically catalysts and speed reactions in cells. They help synthesis of certain proteins etc If you are not vegetarian also have a good amount of red or other meat and beans etc or beans and alfalfa sprouts etc if you are a vegetarian.

Some people have difficulty absorbing say B12 and have injections or take tablets. (I do, and I use tablets from the supermarket, and I notice the effect on my playing ability almost immediately if I am not tired.).) But probably everyone has some degree of absorption difficulty - so it is enhancing - increases alertness etc And some orange juice of consumption of fruit is also good vitamin C helps to work with other vitamins and things....

Coffee, tea and other caffeine sources do also but the effect of caffeine peaks and then it is not so useful.

Of course a good sleep before a game is important if you can sleep.

NOTE - all substances taken in excess can be harmful. So excessive vitamin B and C (while not as harmful as say A etc) can also be deleterious. In great excess, anything, including B vitamins, can be quite harmful.

Apr-05-11  zdigyigy: When I started playing I smoked like a fiend...
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  Phony Benoni: Let him have his pleasures. When your day job is caring for Santa's flock, you need a break.
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  HeMateMe: I think Blitzen might beat him.
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  Phony Benoni: Not at Classical.
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  HeMateMe: Are you tweaking my nose?
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  FSR: <Phony Benoni: ... When your day job is caring for Santa's flock, you need a break.>

When Donner is blitzin' the results aren't pretty.

Jan-11-14  waustad: He is the one with purple hair at Tata Steel.
Jan-11-14  John Abraham: What year is the above photo from? 1998?
Jan-11-14  hellopolgar: "...He is a vegetarian...", well...
Aug-22-14  Ke2: Very colorful guy
Oct-10-14  Caissanist: Looks like Dmitri's got $10 coming to him:
Aug-12-16  TheFocus: I think Santa Claus is the original Reinderman.
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