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Lucas van Foreest
L van Foreest 
Number of games in database: 606
Years covered: 2011 to 2022
Last FIDE rating: 2535 (2374 rapid, 2521 blitz)

Overall record: +172 -142 =194 (53.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 98 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (82) 
    B30 B90 B22 B40 B31
 Giuoco Piano (28) 
    C50 C53
 Caro-Kann (23) 
    B10 B13 B12 B18 B14
 French Defense (23) 
    C01 C11 C05 C00 C07
 Ruy Lopez (18) 
    C67 C78 C95 C77 C72
 Sicilian Najdorf (17) 
    B90 B94 B91 B96 B97
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (40) 
    C65 C67 C97 C72 C78
 Queen's Pawn Game (34) 
    D02 A40 A45 E10 E00
 English (32) 
    A14 A18 A13 A15 A11
 Nimzo Indian (24) 
    E32 E20 E44 E47 E21
 Sicilian (18) 
    B28 B51 B40 B33 B23
 Catalan (17) 
    E06 E04
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Wang Hao vs L van Foreest, 2016 0-1
   L van Foreest vs Fier, 2017 1/2-1/2
   L van Foreest vs U Von Herman, 2017 1-0
   L van Foreest vs Bareev, 2019 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Tata Steel Top-tienkamp (2017)
   Dutch Championship (2019)
   Groningen Open (2019)
   Sunway Sitges Open (2021)
   Tata Steel Challengers (2018)
   Groningen Open (2017)
   World Junior Championship (2017)
   European Individual Championship (2022)
   16th Unive Open (2012)
   Groningen Chess Festival (2013)
   Bundesliga 2016/17 (2016)
   European Championship (2019)
   Hasselbacken Open (2016)
   Isle of Man Masters (2016)
   European Championship (2021)

   🏆 13th World Team Championship
   L van Foreest vs K Shevchenko (Nov-22-22) 0-1, rapid
   Xiangyu Xu vs L van Foreest (Nov-21-22) 1-0, rapid
   L van Foreest vs D Cawdery (Nov-21-22) 1-0, rapid
   J Moussard vs L van Foreest (Nov-20-22) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   D Anton Guijarro vs L van Foreest (Nov-20-22) 1-0, rapid

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(born Mar-03-2001, 21 years old) Netherlands

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Dutch chess grandmaster. He won the Dutch Chess Championship in 2019. Van Foreest earned the International Master title in 2016 and was awarded the Grandmaster title in 2018, at age 17. A member of the Van Foreest family, his brother Jorden won the Dutch Chess Championship in 2016, and both his great-great grandfather Arnold and great-great granduncle Dirk were three-time Dutch Champions.

He achieved his first International Master (IM) norm at the Dutch Team Competition, from September to October 2015. He scored 7/9, which was enough for both the IM norm and Grandmaster (GM) norm.He achieved his second IM norm at the Amsterdam Chess Tournament in July 2016, and his third IM norm at the Hoogeveen Open in October 2016.

In January 2017, he won the top amateur group at the Tata Steel Chess Tournament, thus qualifying for the Tata Steel Challengers in 2018. He achieved his second GM norm at the 9th Batavia Chess Tournament in March 2017. He shared first with Bobby Cheng on 6.5/9 (+6.5 -2 =1), finishing second on tiebreak. He won the Bruges Masters in August 2017. Van Foreest competed in the Tata Steel Challengers in January 2018, placing eleventh with a score 5.5/13 (+3 -5 =5).

He competed at the Open Dutch Championship, held from 24 July to 2 August. He shared first with Erwin l'Ami and Erik van den Doel on 7/9, achieving his third GM norm in the process. He was awarded the GM title by FIDE in October 2018. Van Foreest competed in the Tata Steel Challengers again in January 2019, scoring 6/13 (+2 -3 =8) for a ninth-place finish.

In July 2019, Van Foreest won the Dutch Chess Championship. He tied for first with 5/7 (+3 -0 =4), and defeated his elder brother Jorden on tiebreak to win the title.

Wikipedia article: Lucas van Foreest

Last updated: 2021-11-20 15:29:27

 page 1 of 25; games 1-25 of 619  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L van Foreest vs T Meurs  0-116201115th Unive OpenD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
2. D Stavast vs L van Foreest  1-025201115th Unive OpenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. L van Foreest vs T Beerdsen  0-133201115th Unive OpenD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
4. K Yamada vs L van Foreest  1-038201115th Unive OpenD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
5. I Sokolov vs L van Foreest  1-02520126th ENCI Limburg OpenE70 King's Indian
6. E Vroombout vs L van Foreest  1-027201216th Unive OpenB33 Sicilian
7. L van Foreest vs D Stavast 1-052201216th Unive OpenC67 Ruy Lopez
8. J I M Grant vs L van Foreest  0-139201216th Unive OpenA16 English
9. L van Foreest vs L Johansson  ½-½21201216th Unive OpenE15 Queen's Indian
10. M Okkes vs L van Foreest  0-131201216th Unive OpenE97 King's Indian
11. L van Foreest vs N Grandelius ½-½48201216th Unive OpenD85 Grunfeld
12. M de Jong vs L van Foreest  1-025201216th Unive OpenC77 Ruy Lopez
13. L van Foreest vs A L'Ami  ½-½54201216th Unive OpenE91 King's Indian
14. H Vedder vs L van Foreest  1-041201216th Unive OpenB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
15. L van Foreest vs A Matnadze  0-1262012Groningen OpenE14 Queen's Indian
16. S Beukema vs L van Foreest  1-0342012Groningen OpenA02 Bird's Opening
17. M de Jong vs L van Foreest  1-0452012Groningen OpenE92 King's Indian
18. M Richters vs L van Foreest  0-1482012Groningen OpenB22 Sicilian, Alapin
19. L van Foreest vs I Sokolov 0-12520137th IBC Limburg OpenD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. L van Foreest vs B Grimberg  0-127201328th Schwarzacher OpenE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
21. H Rolletschek vs L van Foreest  ½-½62201328th Schwarzacher OpenC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
22. G Danner vs L van Foreest  ½-½35201328th Schwarzacher OpenE92 King's Indian
23. L van Foreest vs A Donchenko 0-1182013Unive OpenD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
24. A Bakels vs L van Foreest  0-1452013Unive OpenC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
25. L van Foreest vs M Berkovich  ½-½562013Unive OpenB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-13-16  SueursFroides: The little brother of Jorden is interesting, today he beat GM Harmen Jonkman with a beautiful combinaison with an aesthetic queen sac' at the end. 4,5/5 at "6th Amsterdam Science Park Chess Tournament" before playing the best players of the event.
Oct-21-16  BIDMONFA: Lucas van Foreest


Oct-21-16  diagonal: <BIDMONFA> thanks for establishing the file with photo, a real chess family (six kids, and all are playing chess):

related to: Arnold van Foreest

Aug-14-18  wordfunph: finally a GM title..

Jan-14-19  ketchuplover: Down goes Bareev!
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Happy Birthday to young GM Lucas van Foreest!
Oct-14-21  Albertan: Dutch Championship participants protest COVID regulations but lose in court:

Mar-02-22  Albertan: Lucas Van Foreest wins Kroger Resort International:


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