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Wouter Spoelman
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Number of games in database: 367
Years covered: 2001 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2571 (2534 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2588
Overall record: +113 -96 =101 (52.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 57 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (36) 
    B90 B63 B32 B56 B62
 English (31) 
    A13 A15 A10 A11 A16
 Ruy Lopez (19) 
    C91 C96 C78 C84 C67
 French Defense (16) 
    C18 C11 C10 C12 C00
 English, 1 c4 e5 (14) 
    A28 A21 A20 A27 A26
 Nimzo Indian (13) 
    E20 E44 E32 E25 E56
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (71) 
    B47 B90 B51 B48 B40
 Slav (20) 
    D12 D11 D10 D16 D17
 Sicilian Najdorf (20) 
    B90 B94 B92 B91 B99
 Sicilian Taimanov (16) 
    B47 B48
 Queen's Pawn Game (12) 
    A46 A45 E10 E00 D02
 English (8) 
    A11 A10 A13 A18 A17
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Spoelman vs A Bensdai, 2001 1-0
   Spoelman vs R Swinkels, 2011 1-0
   Spoelman vs M van der Werf, 2003 1-0
   Naiditsch vs Spoelman, 2010 0-1
   H Jonkman vs Spoelman, 2007 0-1
   Z Peng vs Spoelman, 2007 0-1
   Spoelman vs S Ernst, 2013 1-0
   T Willemze vs Spoelman, 2007 0-1
   Spoelman vs A Dgebuadze, 2009 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Dutch Championship (2013)
   Dutch Championship (2011)
   Corus Group C (2007)
   Corus Group C (2005)
   Groningen Open-A (2008)
   Amsterdam Chess Tournament (2006)
   Tata Steel Group B (2011)
   Corus Group B (2008)
   Groningen Chess Festival (2013)
   12th Essent Open (2008)
   European Union Championship (2008)
   Bundesliga 2008/09 (2008)
   Bundesliga 2009/10 (2009)
   PRO League Group Stage (2019)
   Pro Chess League (2018)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Corus Group C 2005 by Tabanus
   2005 Corus (group C) by gauer

   🏆 ch-Schachbundesliga
   K Jakubowski vs Spoelman (Sep-20-20) 1-0
   Bacrot vs Spoelman (Feb-23-20) 1/2-1/2
   Spoelman vs A Donchenko (Feb-22-20) 1/2-1/2
   Spoelman vs W Moranda (Feb-09-20) 1/2-1/2
   G Gajewski vs Spoelman (Feb-08-20) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jun-05-1990, 33 years old) Netherlands
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Grandmaster. In 2007 he won the Dutch under-20 Championship with 8.5/9.

Wikipedia article: Wouter Spoelman

Last updated: 2018-06-05 07:20:49

 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 367  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Spoelman vs A Bensdai 1-0142001Bagneux it U16 Ecole d'EchecsC55 Two Knights Defense
2. Spoelman vs J Lewis  1-0192001Bagneux it U16 Ecole d'EchecsC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
3. Spoelman vs H Gorissen  1-0532001NED-ch U14B32 Sicilian
4. P Potapov vs Spoelman  ½-½282002EU-ch U12B91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
5. Carlsen vs Spoelman 1-0332002EU-ch U12B23 Sicilian, Closed
6. E Can vs Spoelman  1-0342002EU-ch U12B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
7. G Margvelashvili vs Spoelman  1-0302002Wch U12D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
8. Spoelman vs Carlsen  0-1252003Training match Norway - HollandB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
9. Spoelman vs M van der Werf 1-0582003Essent OpenB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
10. L'Ami vs Spoelman  ½-½592003Essent OpenB01 Scandinavian
11. Spoelman vs Glek 0-1332003Essent OpenC12 French, McCutcheon
12. Spoelman vs S Williams  1-0512003Hoogeveen Essent opC18 French, Winawer
13. Spoelman vs Stellwagen  0-1172003Essent opC10 French
14. Spoelman vs A Pridorozhni  ½-½58200420th Cappelle la GrandeC41 Philidor Defense
15. F van Harreveld vs Spoelman  0-1382004Dutch Team ChampionshipD02 Queen's Pawn Game
16. Spoelman vs J Werle  0-1502004Dutch Team ChampionshipB56 Sicilian
17. Spoelman vs G Margvelashvili  ½-½282004EU-ch U14B12 Caro-Kann Defense
18. Spoelman vs E Can  ½-½252004EU-ch U14C18 French, Winawer
19. Spoelman vs E Kengis  1-0312004Paris-chB42 Sicilian, Kan
20. Spoelman vs Romanishin  ½-½582004Paris-chC87 Ruy Lopez
21. M Bosboom vs Spoelman  0-1262004Amsterdam ACT opE00 Queen's Pawn Game
22. Spoelman vs M Gagunashvili  1-0272004Amsterdam ACT opB07 Pirc
23. M Brodsky vs Spoelman  0-1372004Hoogeveen Essent opA11 English, Caro-Kann Defensive System
24. Spoelman vs Romanishin  0-1282004Hoogeveen Essent opC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
25. S Feller vs Spoelman  0-1272004WYb14A45 Queen's Pawn Game
 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 367  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-05-07  Rubenus: He's the Dutch champion under 20 years old.
May-06-07  bystander: Wouter Spoelman was born on 5 June 1990. He became IM in 2006. He won the Dutch 2007 U-20 with 8,5/9!
Dec-08-07  bystander: Wouter Spoelman will play in Corus 2008 B-group. The only IM with 12 GM and one WGM. Very interesting group with amonst others Bracot and Short. Good luck Wouter.
Jan-17-08  BIDMONFA: Wouter Spoelman


Jul-20-10  Remizatorul: Nice pics gallery here...
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  GrahamClayton: Video of Spoelman giving a simul in 2008:

Jun-05-13  chesssalamander: Happy Birthday GM Spoelman!
Jan-06-14  PhilFeeley: Spoelman - Krasenkow, Hilversum 2009 is not here. Neiman & Afek comment on a missed win by white from the following position:

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They found 32. Re5 to be the winning move.

Sep-01-20  Llera: Didn't he ever play against his distante cousin Jonathan Speelman? So, isnt'it a Spoelman-Speelman game?

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