The summer of 2015 was a fantastic first World Open performance for me in the U1800 section, where I scored six of nine points and walked away with an all time high rating of 1753. Since that peak last summer, I've found myself in a retooling... | Read More
As members of this site and fans of chess, in general, chances are many of you are familiar with the name “Peter Doggers.” Born October 9, 1975 in the Netherlands, and having become ... | Read More
I guess everyone has their own favorite opening to play against. Mine would be playing against the pirc defence. A quick check into my database explorer here shows that I am scoring well over 60% in the classical variation.
Although this ga... | Read More
Still not sure how I pulled this off with 3-4 hours of sleep, but I gained over 50 rating points (and some pocket cash) in Solon, Ohio this weekend!
As I mentioned before, I will soon be joining chess^summit, with the relaunch in one (!) day and... | Read More
This weekend (17th-19th June) featured the 11th Hilversum Open. The top group had several GMs, and IMs and FMs, as well as non titled players playing.
The tourney had a nice formula. Apart from the Open, playing 6 rounds, there was also the "vier... | Read More