Jan Timman

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Jan Timman is a Dutch GM. He was born in Amsterdam, December 14 1951. His peak rating was in the 2600s. He is currently rated 2571. He used a wide variety of openings and popularized a large opening repitorire. He has played in 13 chess olympiads including top board 11 times. He was a childhood success and has won a number of strong tournaments. He has been ranked 2nd in the world in 1982. He is a great player and is called the best of the west, since he was a great non-soviet player. He has been Dutch chess champion 9 times and was a world championship candidate a number of times also. I hope you enjoyed this and please comment and edit.  For more info on GM Timman:




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