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Robin Swinkels
R Swinkels 
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons 

Number of games in database: 324
Years covered: 2001 to 2023
Last FIDE rating: 2509 (2414 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2535
Overall record: +102 -95 =126 (51.1%)*
   * 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 (29) 
    B90 B33 B76 B50 B67
 French Defense (15) 
    C18 C10 C17 C11 C12
 Ruy Lopez (15) 
    C69 C67 C61 C60 C62
 Catalan (13) 
    E06 E01 E09 E04
 English (12) 
    A11 A15 A13
 Slav (12) 
    D12 D11 D17 D10
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (36) 
    B67 B47 B48 B49 B62
 Grunfeld (18) 
    D85 D97 D90 D91 D86
 Sicilian Taimanov (15) 
    B47 B48 B49
 English (15) 
    A15 A13 A10 A14 A16
 Queen's Indian (14) 
    E17 E12 E15 E19
 Ruy Lopez (13) 
    C78 C65 C67 C60 C69
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   N Huschenbeth vs R Swinkels, 2008 1/2-1/2
   Smeets vs R Swinkels, 2007 0-1
   R Swinkels vs A Zatonskih, 2008 1/2-1/2
   R Swinkels vs D Reinderman, 2013 1-0
   D Kolbus vs R Swinkels, 2008 1/2-1/2
   R Swinkels vs Glek, 2012 1/2-1/2
   L'Ami vs R Swinkels, 2011 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Groningen Open-A (2008)
   Tata Steel Group C (2013)
   Dutch Championship (2011)
   5th Batavia (2013)
   Corus Group C (2010)
   European Union Individual Championship (2006)
   European Club Cup (2012)
   European Championship (2007)
   Amsterdam Chess Tournament (2006)
   Gibraltar Masters (2007)
   Bundesliga 2010/11 (2010)
   Bundesliga 2007/08 (2007)
   European Club Cup (2011)
   European Club Cup (2018)
   European Club Cup (2015)

   🏆 Chess Bundesliga 2022-
   R Swinkels vs J Krassowizkij (Apr-29-23) 1/2-1/2
   R Swinkels vs D Reinderman (Dec-22-22) 0-1
   D Reinderman vs R Swinkels (Dec-21-22) 1/2-1/2
   A de Winter vs R Swinkels (Sep-17-22) 0-1
   R Swinkels vs A Rosenkilde (Oct-18-18) 1-0

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(born Apr-06-1989, 34 years old) Netherlands

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 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 324  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  ½-½272001World Championship U12C45 Scotch Game
6. R Swinkels vs J Dourerassou  ½-½302001World Championship U12C17 French, Winawer, Advance
7. A Gupta vs R Swinkels  ½-½452001World Championship U12D27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
8. R Swinkels vs G Papp  0-1242002Arco OpenB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
9. G Maneschi vs R Swinkels  1-0602002Arco OpenD05 Queen's Pawn Game
10. R Swinkels vs T Bolvary  1-0402002Arco OpenB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
11. F Lommers vs R Swinkels  1-0382002Arco OpenA06 Reti Opening
12. R Swinkels vs R Medancic  ½-½812002Arco OpenB01 Scandinavian
13. A Ricci vs R Swinkels  1-0802002Arco OpenC56 Two Knights
14. R Swinkels vs H Nezad  0-1212004Amsterdam ACT opB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
15. Tiviakov vs R Swinkels  1-0492004HZ op 8thC24 Bishop's Opening
16. R Swinkels vs H Jonkman  ½-½562004Hoogeveen Essent opC45 Scotch Game
17. S Trofimov vs R Swinkels  1-0492005Wch U16D85 Grunfeld
18. L Bergez vs R Swinkels  ½-½322006BEL-chT 0506C45 Scotch Game
19. R Vazquez Igarza vs R Swinkels 1-0202006Amsterdam Chess TournamentD85 Grunfeld
20. Li Shilong vs R Swinkels  ½-½522006Amsterdam Chess TournamentD86 Grunfeld, Exchange
21. R Swinkels vs H van Gool  1-0412006Amsterdam Chess TournamentC45 Scotch Game
22. R Swinkels vs L Pliester  1-0272006Amsterdam Chess TournamentB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
23. F Holzke vs R Swinkels  ½-½422006Amsterdam Chess TournamentC78 Ruy Lopez
24. R Swinkels vs M Al-Modiahki  0-1352006Amsterdam Chess TournamentC18 French, Winawer
25. P Peelen vs R Swinkels  1-0662006Amsterdam Chess TournamentA15 English
 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 324  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
  offramp: ¬¬
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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