Number of games in database: 490
Years covered: 1978 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2512 (2459 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2574
Overall record: +128 -140 =216 (48.8%)*
* 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 Carlsen, 2003 1-0
Winants vs S van Blitterswijk, 2004 1-0
Winants vs Korneev, 2005 1-0
Winants vs V Gervais, 2002 1-0
Winants vs P Tregubov, 2005 1/2-1/2
Winants vs Pruijssers, 2010 1-0
Z Almasi vs Winants, 2004 0-1
Winants vs L Verat, 2002 1-0
A Fejzullahu vs Winants, 2003 1/2-1/2
R Jaenig vs Winants, 2007 0-1
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Dutch Open (1987)
Amsterdam OHRA-B (1987)
11th Essent Open (2007)
European Club Cup (2013)
EUR-chT (Men) 9th (1989)
European Championship (2006)
European Championship (2005)
European Club Cup (2005)
Calvia Olympiad (2004)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
Hoogovens-B, proper round numbers by Stonehenge
🏆 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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Last updated: 2019-01-01 05:57:13
(born Jan-01-1963, 59 years old) Belgium
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Grandmaster. He was Belgian Champion in 1986.
| page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 532
|1. B Zueger vs Winants
|| ||1-0||63||1978||12th International Junior Tournament||A25 English|
|2. Winants vs K Allen
|| ||0-1||35||1978||12th International Junior Tournament||B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation|
|3. G Cools vs Winants
|| ||½-½||31||1978||12th International Junior Tournament||B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack|
|4. Winants vs D Sadkowski
|| ||1-0||41||1978||12th International Junior Tournament||C00 French Defense|
|5. A Lauvsnes vs Winants
|| ||1-0||25||1978||12th International Junior Tournament||A04 Reti Opening|
|6. Winants vs C McNab
|| ||0-1||25||1978||12th International Junior Tournament||B06 Robatsch|
|7. R Baekelant vs Winants
|| ||½-½||13||1978||12th International Junior Tournament||A45 Queen's Pawn Game|
|8. Winants vs D Michiels
|| ||1-0||53||1978||12th International Junior Tournament||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|9. Winants vs P Gelpke
|| ||0-1||57||1980||International FRG Youth Championship 1980/81||E96 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, Main line|
|10. F Capit vs Winants
|| ||0-1||52||1980||International FRG Youth Championship 1980/81||E30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad|
|11. J Cox vs Winants
|| ||½-½||57||1980||International FRG Youth Championship 1980/81||A36 English|
|12. J Graf vs Winants
|| ||1-0||39||1980||International FRG Youth Championship 1980/81||B50 Sicilian|
|13. A Sutherland vs Winants
|| ||0-1||36||1980||International FRG Youth Championship 1980/81||E20 Nimzo-Indian|
|14. Winants vs C Hartman
|| ||0-1||47||1980||International FRG Youth Championship 1980/81||A80 Dutch|
|15. Winants vs D Teller
|| ||½-½||43||1980||International FRG Youth Championship 1980/81||B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening|
|16. Winants vs M Godena
|| ||1-0||45||1980||International FRG Youth Championship 1980/81||D41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch|
|17. Winants vs D Rej
|| ||1-0||21||1980||International FRG Youth Championship 1980/81||A80 Dutch|
|18. M Ebeling vs Winants
|| ||0-1||89||1982||World Junior Championship||B22 Sicilian, Alapin|
|19. L Schandorff vs Winants
|| ||1-0||42||1982||World Junior Championship||B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening|
|20. E Grivas vs Winants
|| ||½-½||22||1982||World Junior Championship||E10 Queen's Pawn Game|
|21. J Norgaard vs Winants
|| ||½-½||41||1982||World Junior Championship||B27 Sicilian|
|22. M Wiedenkeller vs Winants
|| ||½-½||74||1982||World Junior Championship||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|23. Winants vs R Garbarino
|| ||0-1||32||1982||World Junior Championship||C53 Giuoco Piano|
|24. Winants vs J Horvath
|| ||½-½||27||1982||World Junior Championship||B50 Sicilian|
|25. Winants vs G Borg
|| ||1-0||25||1982||World Junior Championship||D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
| page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 532
|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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