• Chessfestival Groningen is scheduled to be held on the 21st through the 30th of december 2020. Of course, and this goes without saying, developments concerning the Corona virus could force us to reconsider. More information about how the tournament will deal with relevant health and safety regulations will be available in september. This website will […]


  • Game of the day must be the first board encounter between Hagen Poetsch and Liam Vrolijk. Before we dive in, here’s the result in case you might have missed out until now. Vrolijk has won the tournament. He came to a total of seven points, as did Poetsch and Sargsyan. On account of his opponents’ […]


Hotels.nl is a Groningen based company with a keen interest in chess. After having been part of the city’s great club successes, and been a part of the Van Foreest dynasty’s rise to the top of Dutch chess, Hotels.nl now supports our Chess Festival for the second year in a row.

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    Day: 9 Harry Gielen

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    Day: 9 Harry Gielen

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    Day: 8 Harry Gielen

GM

2615

GM

2601

IM

2482

GM

2541

IM

2400

WGM

2279

IM

2451

FM

2332

GM

2453

WGM

2324

IM

2467

GM

2462

GM

2528

GM

2522

GM

2427

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