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Karel van der Weide
K van der Weide 
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Number of games in database: 224
Years covered: 1988 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2421
Highest rating achieved in database: 2512

Overall record: +69 -74 =79 (48.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (39) 
    B43 B33 B93 B32 B90
 French Defense (17) 
    C18 C11 C16 C19
 King's Indian Attack (14) 
 Scotch Game (10) 
 Ruy Lopez (10) 
    C69 C65 C60
 French Winawer (10) 
    C18 C16 C19
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (50) 
    B22 B32 B65 B31 B90
 King's Indian (15) 
    E94 E67 E60 E97 E91
 Modern Benoni (12) 
    A58 A59 A57 A67
 Benko Gambit (11) 
    A58 A59 A57
 Sicilian Najdorf (9) 
    B90 B96 B92 B94
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (8) 
    B65 B63 B62
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Z Krnic vs K van der Weide, 2000 0-1
   M Bensdorp-De Labaca vs K van der Weide, 2006 1/2-1/2
   K van der Weide vs A van den Berg, 2000 1-0
   Hebden vs K van der Weide, 2006 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Union Individual Championship (2006)
   Corus Group B (2001)
   Corus Group C (2006)
   Dutch Championship (1998)
   Corus Reserve Group (2000)
   European Championship (2000)
   Cappelle op 17th (2001)
   Amsterdam Chess Tournament (2006)
   European Championship (2005)
   European Championship (2007)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Corus Group B 2001 by Tabanus

   🏆 Seville Open
   S Diaz Castro vs K van der Weide (2014) 1/2-1/2

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(born Aug-11-1973, 48 years old) Netherlands

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FIDE Master (1994); International Master (1998); Grandmaster (2004).

 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 244  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K van der Weide vs H P Garcia  0-1281988Nederland (Active Chess)A07 King's Indian Attack
2. K van der Weide vs G Timmerman  0-1441992NED-chTA00 Uncommon Opening
3. F Kuijpers vs K van der Weide  1-0211992NED-chTC10 French
4. B Rechel vs K van der Weide  0-1321993Groningen OpenC10 French
5. S Savchenko vs K van der Weide  1-0321993Groningen OpenE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
6. Van der Wiel vs K van der Weide  1-0491994Leeuwarden opB32 Sicilian
7. E van den Doel vs K van der Weide  1-0391994Donner Memorial OpenC02 French, Advance
8. K van der Weide vs G Milos  0-1341994Groningen OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
9. K van der Weide vs Barsov  0-1451995Gent op 18thA07 King's Indian Attack
10. Beim vs K van der Weide  ½-½301996Dieren opE60 King's Indian Defense
11. W Martens vs K van der Weide  0-1331996AKNB32 Sicilian
12. K van der Weide vs E Van Der Schilden  1-0401996AKNA07 King's Indian Attack
13. M E Van Wissen vs K van der Weide  0-1321996AKNE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
14. K van der Weide vs Rongguang Ye 1-0131996AKNC47 Four Knights
15. K van der Weide vs Ehlvest  ½-½371996AKNB10 Caro-Kann
16. A Blees vs K van der Weide  0-1391996AKNE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
17. Shaked vs K van der Weide  0-1441996Groningen openB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
18. Barsov vs K van der Weide  1-0471997VAM Hoogeveen opA48 King's Indian
19. L Riemersma vs K van der Weide  1-0381997Dutch ChampionshipE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
20. K van der Weide vs E van den Doel  0-1321997Dutch ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
21. Van der Wiel vs K van der Weide  ½-½231997Dutch ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
22. K van der Weide vs Van der Sterren  ½-½441997Dutch ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
23. P Nikolic vs K van der Weide  1-0421997Dutch ChampionshipE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
24. Nijboer vs K van der Weide  1-0351997Dutch ChampionshipC10 French
25. K van der Weide vs Timman  0-1501997Dutch ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-18-06  dakgootje: his elo-rating is better, however according to this picture, my hair is better...
Aug-10-06  BIDMONFA: Karel Van der Weide


Apr-22-09  myschkin: . . .

Welkom op de officiƫle website van
Grootmeester Karel Van Der Weide:

Bio (in English):

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  wordfunph: "Here is some good advice for all women who cannot get a man: just join a chess club (any chess club will do). Even if you are as ugly as hell, and have a bottom like an elephant, it does not matter. Success is guaranteed." GM Karel Van der Weide

Happy Birthday GM Karel!

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