Lucas van Foreest

International Grandmaster!

Picture made by Rene Olthof

  • My name is Lucas van Foreest. I was born in Hengelo 3 March 2001.
  • I have 4 brothers: Jorden, Pieter, Tristan, Nanne and one sister Machteld.
  • I come from a chess family. My grand grandfather and his brother were both three times Dutch champion. My brothers and sister all play chess.
  • I play for En Passant and the first team of DJK Aufwarts Aachen.
  • My current teacher is Sergey Tiviakov .
  • Special Achievements:
    • 2011: Dutch champion below 10
    • 2015: During the Dutch Team competition 2015-2016 I obtained my first Grandmaster norm.
    • 2016: International Master
    • 2017: Winner of the Tata Top Group qualifying for the Tata challengers
    • 2017: Shared winner of the Batavia tournament and second Grandmaster norm
    • 2017: Shared winner Dutch Youth below 20
    • 2018: Shared winner of the Open Dutch Championship and obtaining the Grandmaster title.
  • More information about my chess achievements can be found on my Fide page .