chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

Arnold van Foreest
A van Foreest 
From Schaakclub Oud Zuylen Utrecht.  
Number of games in database: 149
Years covered: 1886 to 1952
Overall record: +58 -56 =35 (50.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

Repertoire Explorer
Most played openings
C50 Giuoco Piano (18 games)
C11 French (6 games)
C67 Ruy Lopez (5 games)
C01 French, Exchange (5 games)
C58 Two Knights (5 games)
C66 Ruy Lopez (4 games)
C25 Vienna (4 games)
C51 Evans Gambit (4 games)
C49 Four Knights (4 games)
C42 Petrov Defense (3 games)


Search Sacrifice Explorer for Arnold van Foreest
Search Google for Arnold van Foreest


ARNOLD VAN FOREEST
(born Jun-20-1863, died Jun-24-1954, 91 years old) Netherlands

[what is this?]
Dutch chess master. Younger brother of Dirk van Foreest (1862-1956). Arnold won the (unofficial) Dutch championship in 1889, 1893 (tied with Rudolf Johannes Loman), and 1902. His brother won in 1885, 1886, and 1887.

Wikipedia article: Arnold van Foreest


 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 149  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. D van Foreest vs A van Foreest  ½-½311886DCA Congress 14thC46 Three Knights
2. B J Meijer vs A van Foreest 1-0221886DCA Congress 14thC55 Two Knights Defense
3. A van Foreest vs L Benima ½-½521886DCA Congress 14thC21 Center Game
4. A van Foreest vs C Messemaker  ½-½311886DCA Congress 14thB49 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
5. A van Foreest vs A Prange  1-0391886DCA Congress 14thC45 Scotch Game
6. A van Foreest vs J Pinedo  ½-½391887DCA Congress 15thC31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
7. A van Foreest vs Loman  ½-½441887DCA Congress 15thC37 King's Gambit Accepted
8. A van Foreest vs S Suesholz  1-0191887DCA Congress 15thC25 Vienna
9. C Messemaker vs A van Foreest  0-1571887DCA Congress 15thC53 Giuoco Piano
10. A van Foreest vs D van Foreest 0-1281887DCA Congress 15thC44 King's Pawn Game
11. L Benima vs A van Foreest  ½-½261887DCA Congress 15thC77 Ruy Lopez
12. A van Foreest vs J D Tresling  ½-½381887DCA Congress 15thC54 Giuoco Piano
13. H Kothe vs A van Foreest  0-1411887DCA Congress 15thD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
14. Olland vs A van Foreest  1-0531887DCA Congress 15thC50 Giuoco Piano
15. C E A Dupre vs A van Foreest  0-1521888DCA Congress 16thC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
16. E H E van Woelderen vs A van Foreest  0-1471888DCA Congress 16thA00 Uncommon Opening
17. A van Foreest vs D van Foreest  ½-½491888DCA Congress 16thC50 Giuoco Piano
18. A van Foreest vs A van Rhijn  1-0421888DCA Congress 16thC51 Evans Gambit
19. A van Foreest vs Loman  0-1221888DCA Congress 16thC50 Giuoco Piano
20. A van Foreest vs Gunsberg  0-1201889AmsterdamC50 Giuoco Piano
21. Lasker vs A van Foreest 1-0501889AmsterdamA04 Reti Opening
22. J Mason vs A van Foreest  1-0461889AmsterdamC29 Vienna Gambit
23. Burn vs A van Foreest 1-0481889AmsterdamD40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
24. J Bauer vs A van Foreest ½-½431889AmsterdamD02 Queen's Pawn Game
25. A van Foreest vs Loman  0-1191889AmsterdamC51 Evans Gambit
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 149  PGN Download
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | van Foreest wins | van Foreest loses  
 

Kibitzer's Corner
May-20-09  myschkin: . . .

Arnold Engelinus van Foreest (1863-1954) was a Dutch chess master.

Bio: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arnold...

Bio + Photographs (in Dutch): http://www.schaakclubutrecht.nl/his...

Feb-05-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Phony Benoni: From <The Chess Player's Chronicle>, 2nd March 1892, p. 229:

<"EXPRESSS PLAY

"A novel kind of rapid Chess was arranged at the recent Dutch Congress between Mr. Loman and Herr van Foreest. The conditions were that the two players should conduct against each other ten games simultaneously, with alternate first move, and that only half-an-hour be allowed to each player for completing all the games. Herr van Foreest proved to be the better man in this joust. He scored the first three games, and had only consumed the first twelve and a half minutes when his opponent had exhausted twenty-five. He then allowed Mr. Loman an extra ten minutes, but finally won the match by 7 to 3. Herr van Foreest actually ran from one board to the other, and yet he rarely made a weak move.">

It may not be a coincidence that van Foreest lived into his 90s.

Jun-20-12  brankat: Who said Chess doesn't have elements of Sport, too? :-)
Jun-20-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Arnold van Foreest.

You can't see the Foreest for the trees.

Jun-20-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  Troller: Would he be related to Jorden van Foreest?

And now I see on Jorden's page that is in fact the case. It would be amusing if Jorden and Lucas were to also win some Dutch Championships in the future.

Jun-20-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: Also related to Notting van Foreest.
Oct-21-16  BIDMONFA: Arnold van Foreest

VAN FOREEST, Arnold E.
http://www.bidmonfa.com/van_foreest...
_

Jun-20-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  An Englishman: Good Evening: And good genes--both brothers made it past 90 years old.

NOTE: Create an account today to post replies and access other powerful features which are available only to registered users. Becoming a member is free, anonymous, and takes less than 1 minute! If you already have a username, then simply login login under your username now to join the discussion.

Please observe our posting guidelines:

  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate, or gibberish posts.
  3. No vitriolic or systematic personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No cyberstalking or malicious posting of negative or private information (doxing/doxxing) of members.
  6. No trolling.
  7. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by moderators, create a false impression of consensus or support, or stage conversations, is prohibited.

Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.

Blow the Whistle

See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a moderator.


NOTE: Please keep all discussion on-topic. This forum is for this specific player only. To discuss chess or this site in general, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors.
All moderator actions taken are ultimately at the sole discretion of the administration.

Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!
Home | About | Login | Logout | F.A.Q. | Profile | Preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | New Kibitzing | Chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | Privacy Notice | Contact Us

Copyright 2001-2020, Chessgames Services LLC