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Marc Lacrosse
Number of games in database: 59
Years covered: 1984 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2153 (2176 rapid, 2126 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2313
Overall record: +23 -24 =12 (49.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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D35 Queen's Gambit Declined (3 games)
C80 Ruy Lopez, Open (3 games)
D51 Queen's Gambit Declined (2 games)
A64 Benoni, Fianchetto, 11...Re8 (2 games)
D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav (2 games)
D44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav (2 games)
E12 Queen's Indian (2 games)
A57 Benko Gambit (2 games)
E91 King's Indian (2 games)
D04 Queen's Pawn Game (2 games)

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   T Maes vs M Lacrosse (Mar-06-14) 0-1
   L C Carmaciu vs M Lacrosse (Mar-01-14) 1-0
   M Lacrosse vs A Abolianin (Jul-18-12) 1/2-1/2
   M Lacrosse vs V Dubois (Mar-08-12) 1-0

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(born May-25-1958, 63 years old) Belgium

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Last updated: 2018-07-15 09:44:57

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 59  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Welling vs M Lacrosse  1-0411984Eindhoven openD04 Queen's Pawn Game
2. M Lacrosse vs Timoshchenko 0-1231991Ostende opE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
3. M Lacrosse vs J Guilbert  1-0191992Le Touquet opD09 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3
4. Wojtkiewicz vs M Lacrosse  1-0301993Eupen opE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
5. M Lacrosse vs Jansa  0-1311993Ostend opA56 Benoni Defense
6. M Lacrosse vs Ljubojevic  0-1431994Antwerp opA64 Benoni, Fianchetto, 11...Re8
7. A Los vs M Lacrosse  0-1321996AKNC29 Vienna Gambit
8. M Lacrosse vs I Miladinovic  0-1321998Saint Vincent opD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. Efimov vs M Lacrosse  0-1461999Saint Vincent OpenD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
10. M Lacrosse vs Sadvakasov  0-1281999Saint Vincent opA64 Benoni, Fianchetto, 11...Re8
11. B Belotti vs M Lacrosse  1-0221999Saint VincentC25 Vienna
12. M Lacrosse vs S Tatai  1-0491999Saint Vincent OpenE91 King's Indian
13. M Lacrosse vs E Sedina  0-1371999Saint Vincent OpenA57 Benko Gambit
14. V Riff vs M Lacrosse  ½-½25200015th OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
15. M Lacrosse vs J P Maupin  ½-½71200015th OpenD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
16. M Lacrosse vs H Vogel  1-0402001Ghent op 24thD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
17. J Emms vs M Lacrosse  1-0232001Ghent op 24thC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
18. M Lacrosse vs D De Palma  1-032200143rd OpenA81 Dutch
19. M Lacrosse vs R Patterson  1-0232001Panormo OpenE12 Queen's Indian
20. D Dochev vs M Lacrosse  ½-½242001Panormo OpenC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
21. M Lacrosse vs A Tzermiadianos  ½-½352001Panormo OpenA57 Benko Gambit
22. M Lacrosse vs N Karapanos  1-0342001Panormo OpenA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
23. M Lacrosse vs Barsov  0-1182002Leuven op 14thE00 Queen's Pawn Game
24. M Raddatz vs M Lacrosse  ½-½472003Liechtenstein op 21stC20 King's Pawn Game
25. M Lacrosse vs I Miladinovic 0-1402005Cutro International FestivalD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-28-04  Whitehat1963: Strange name for a chessplayer!
Apr-29-07  PhilFeeley: He just beat Anand in a simul on ICC.
Apr-29-07  PhilFeeley: ...and here is the game (or at least some of it):

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after 35. Kd2

35...c4! 36.bxc4?! [36.Rb1] 36...dxc4 37.Kc1?! [37.Ke3] 37...Rf5! 38.Rf1 Re5 39.Rf2 Re3 40.f4 [40.Kd2 Rd3+ 41.Kc1 Bf5] 40...gxf4 41.Rxf4 [41.gxf4 Kg6 42.Nc5 Bg4] 41...Re1+ 42.Kb2?! [42.Kd2 Ra1 43.Nc5 Rxa2+ 44.Ke3] 42...Re2+ 43.Ka3 Rxh2 44.Nc5 Bg4 45.Ne4 f5 46.Rf2 Rxf2 47.Nxf2 Kf6 48.Ka4 Kg5 49.Kxa5 f4 50.gxf4+ Kxf4 White resigns because after 51.Kb5 Ke3 52.Nh1 (52.Nxg4 hxg4 and black promotes his pawn quicker) 52...h4 53.a4 Bf3 there is nothing to be done.

Aug-19-09  PivotalAnorak: Actually there were 2 Belgian players named "Marc Lacrosse". The one who beat Anand was a friend of mine and he just passed away at the age of 48. RIP Marco.
Aug-19-09  PivotalAnorak: Here's his game that will live forever:
[Event "ICC 90 5 u"]
[Site "Internet Chess Club"]
[Date "2007.04.21"]
[Round "1"]
[White "Anand"]
[Black "Bluesette"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ICCResult "White resigns"]
[WhiteElo "2786"]
[BlackElo "2155"]
[Opening "Sicilian defense"]
[ECO "B41"]
[NIC "SI.41"]
[Time "12:04:06"]
[TimeControl "5400+5"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Bc5 5. Nb3 Bb6 6. Nc3 Ne7 7. Bf4 d5 8. exd5 Nxd5 9. Nxd5 exd5 10. Bb5+ Nc6 11. O-O O-O 12. c3 Bf5 13. Qd2 a6 14. Bxc6 bxc6 15. Be3 Bc7 16. Bf4 Bb6 17. Rfe1 Qf6 18. Be5 Qg6 19. Qf4 Be4 20. Qg3 Rfe8 21. Bd4 Bc7 22. Qxg6 Bxg6 23. Nc5 a5 24. b3 Bf5 25. f3 h5 26. g3 f6 27. Kf2 Kf7 28. Na4 g5 29. Rxe8 Rxe8 30. Bb6 Bxb6+ 31. Nxb6 Rb8 32. Na4 Rb5 33. Rd1 Be6 34. Ke3 c5 35. Kd2 c4 36. bxc4 dxc4 37. Kc1 Rf5 38. Rf1 Re5 39. Rf2 Re3 40. f4 gxf4 41. Rxf4 Re1+ 42. Kb2 Re2+ 43. Ka3 Rxh2 44. Nc5 Bg4 45. Ne4 f5 46. Rf2 Rxf2 47. Nxf2 Kf6 48. Ka4 Kg5 49. Kxa5 f4 50. gxf4+ Kxf4 White resigns 0-1

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  whiteshark: Marc Lacrosse, (August 8, 1961 – August 13, 2009), was a Belgian radiologist and chief executive of the Cliniques Universitaires UCL de Mont-Godinne Yvoir, Namur, Belgium. Marc was a chess and correspondence chess player, as well as opening book author, most notably for Fabien Letouzey's program Fruit.

Marc Lacrosse died at age 48.


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