Corry Vreeken

Maria Cornelia Vreeken (born 22 December 1928), née Corry Bouwman, also Corry Vreeken-Bouwman, is a Dutch chess player who holds the title of Woman Grandmaster (WGM, 1987). She is a five-time winner of the Dutch Women's Chess Championship (1960, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1970).

Corry Vreeken
Corry Vreeken 1982.jpg
Vreeken in 1982
Full nameMaria Cornelia Vreeken
Country Netherlands
Born (1928-12-22) December 22, 1928 (age 93)
Enkhuizen, Netherlands
TitleWoman Grandmaster (1987)


In the 1960s and 1970s, Corry Vreeken was one of the leading Dutch women's chess players. She is five time Dutch Women's Chess Champion: 1960, 1962, 1964, 1966 and 1970,[1] and participated in many international chess tournaments. Her best results were in Emmen (1962), shared 1st - 3rd place in Beverwijk (1968) and won zonal tournament in Biel/Bienne (1980).

Corry Vreeken two times participated in the Women's World Chess Championship Interzonal Tournaments:

Corry Vreeken played for Netherlands in the Women's Chess Olympiads:[4]

In 1968 she was awarded the FIDE Woman International Master (WIM) title and in 1987 the Woman Grandmaster (WGM) honorary title.


  1. ^ "Kampioenes van Nederland". Archived from the original on 2016-09-16. Retrieved 2018-02-19.
  2. ^ "1971 Ohrid Interzonal Tournament : World Chess Championship (women)".
  3. ^ "1976 Roosendaal Interzonal Tournament : World Chess Championship (women)".
  4. ^ Bartelski, Wojciech. "OlimpBase :: Women's Chess Olympiads :: Corry Vreeken".

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