Erik van den Doel

Erik van den Doel (born 15 May 1979), is a Dutch chess Grandmaster (GM) (1998), two-times European Team Chess Championship winner (2001, 2005).

Erik van den Doel
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Erik van den Doel in 2007
CountryNetherlands
Born (1979-05-15) 15 May 1979 (age 41)
Leiden, Netherlands
TitleGrandmaster (GM) (1998)
FIDE rating2601 (August 2020)
Peak rating2616 (December 2018)

BiographyEdit

In the 1990s and 2000s Erik van den Doel was one of the leading Dutch chess players. In 2001, in Leeuwarden he shared first place with Loek van Wely in Dutch Chess Championship but lost additional match for the title of national champion. Erik van den Doel is winner of many international chess tournaments, including Alphen aan den Rijn (1995), London (1998), Haarlem (1998), Dieren (1998, 2007), Neckar Open in Deizisau (1999), Lisbon (2000), Bussum (2005), Bad Zwesten (2006), Leiden (2007, 2008).

Erik van den Doel played for Netherlands in the Chess Olympiads:[1]

Erik van den Doel played for Netherlands in the European Team Chess Championships:[2]

  • In 2001, at fourth board in the 13th European Team Chess Championship in León (+3, =1, -1) and won team gold and individual bronze medal,
  • In 2003, at third board in the 14th European Team Chess Championship in Plovdiv (+1, =3, -2),
  • In 2005, at reserve board in the 15th European Team Chess Championship in Gothenburg (+1, =4, -0) and won team gold medal,
  • In 2007, at fourth board in the 16th European Team Chess Championship in Heraklion (+1, =4, -1).

In 1998, he was awarded the FIDE Grandmaster (GM) title.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "OlimpBase :: Men's Chess Olympiads :: Erik van den Doel". www.olimpbase.org.
  2. ^ "OlimpBase :: European Men's Team Chess Championship :: Erik van den Doel". www.olimpbase.org.

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