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Jan Werle
Number of games in database: 528
Years covered: 1994 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2580 (2523 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2607

Overall record: +189 -132 =206 (55.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Slav (36) 
    D12 D15 D11 D17 D16
 King's Indian (35) 
    E97 E94 E60 E91 E62
 Queen's Gambit Declined (17) 
    D37 D38 D39 D35
 English (17) 
    A17 A15 A14 A13
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (15) 
    D27 D20 D26 D29 D21
 Orthodox Defense (14) 
    D58 D50 D60 D55 D56
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (38) 
    B62 B58 B67 B43 B56
 Queen's Indian (37) 
    E12 E17 E15 E19 E16
 French Defense (33) 
    C03 C07 C11 C02 C18
 Ruy Lopez (28) 
    C69 C84 C99 C85 C97
 Nimzo Indian (25) 
    E21 E32 E20 E46 E53
 English (18) 
    A14 A15 A19 A17 A13
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Werle vs P K Wells, 2008 1-0
   E Atalik vs J Werle, 2006 0-1
   J Sequera vs J Werle, 2008 0-1
   G Seul vs J Werle, 2020 0-1
   Navara vs J Werle, 2009 1/2-1/2
   J Werle vs Fridman, 2008 1-0
   J Werle vs L'Ami, 2005 1-0
   J Werle vs Yiyi Xiao, 2016 1-0
   J Werle vs Yan Liu, 2016 1/2-1/2
   J Werle vs R Tischbierek, 2005 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Union Championship (2008)
   Groningen Chess Festival (2009)
   Corus Group C (2006)
   11th Essent Open (2007)
   Staunton Memorial (2006)
   Corus Group C (2004)
   Trophee Universitaire (2006)
   Staunton Memorial (2007)
   Bundesliga 2009/10 (2009)
   Bundesliga 2016/17 (2016)
   Bundesliga 2015/16 (2015)
   Bundesliga 2007/08 (2007)
   European Championship (2008)
   Bundesliga 2017/18 (2017)
   Gibraltar Masters (2019)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2004 Wijk Aan Zee (group C) by gauer

   🏆 Bundesliga 2019/20
   J Werle vs L Johansson (Oct-14-21) 0-1
   M Warmerdam vs J Werle (Mar-07-20) 1/2-1/2
   J Werle vs Shirov (Feb-23-20) 1-0
   V Keymer vs J Werle (Feb-22-20) 1/2-1/2
   J Werle vs S Gumularz (Feb-09-20) 1/2-1/2

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FIDE player card for Jan Werle

(born Jan-15-1984, 38 years old) Netherlands

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After being taught chess by his father when he was five years old, Jan Werle finished 3rd in the European Under-16 Championship in 2000 and 2nd in the U-18 division in 2001. In 2006 he earned the Grandmaster title in Wijk aan Zee and won the Essent Open. Winner of the European Union Championship (2008).

Wikipedia article: Jan Werle

Last updated: 2021-08-27 08:12:56

 page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 533  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Navara vs J Werle 1-0251994Wch U10B89 Sicilian
2. J Werle vs S Ernst  1-0431997Leeuwarden opC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
3. J Werle vs G Welling  ½-½421997LeeuwardenB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
4. S Ernst vs J Werle  1-0371999Dieren opE17 Queen's Indian
5. V Akobian vs J Werle  1-0441999EU-ch U16E48 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5
6. J Werle vs Brodsky  ½-½181999VAM Hoogeveen opB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
7. Z Gofshtein vs J Werle  ½-½411999VAM Hoogeveen opA57 Benko Gambit
8. Navara vs J Werle  ½-½281999Groningen Young MastersB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
9. J Werle vs A Volokitin  0-1261999Groningen Young MastersB01 Scandinavian
10. H Bouwmeester vs J Werle  ½-½252000NED-chTE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
11. W Sinke vs J Werle  0-1342000HZ OpenE17 Queen's Indian
12. Golod vs J Werle  1-0202000HZ OpenE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
13. J Werle vs W Bliek  1-0352000HZ OpenD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
14. J Werle vs S Ernst  0-1512000Vlissingen HZ op 4thE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
15. J Werle vs Tiviakov  ½-½252000Essent OpenE17 Queen's Indian
16. Epishin vs J Werle  1-0392000Essent OpenE46 Nimzo-Indian
17. J Werle vs Mikhalevski  0-1242000Essent OpenA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
18. D de Vreugt vs J Werle  1-0702001KPMG WeekenderC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
19. J Tabatabai vs J Werle  0-1282001Glorney CupB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
20. R Houdart vs J Werle  ½-½592001Glorney CupE17 Queen's Indian
21. J Werle vs P Mach  1-0282001Glorney CupE97 King's Indian
22. C Hanley vs J Werle  ½-½312001Glorney CupA15 English
23. J Werle vs P Govciyan  1-0302001Glorney CupD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
24. J Werle vs C van Bohemen ½-½442001Dutch OpenD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. L Jap Tjoen San vs J Werle  0-1422001Dutch OpenB58 Sicilian
 page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 533  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-25-06  trumbull0042: Jan Werle is a soon-to-be GM, acquiring his final GM norm in Group C of the 2006 Corus tournament in Wijk aan Zee.
Jun-20-06  BIDMONFA: Jan Werle


Sep-17-08  hellopolgar: this game should be included in his notable games

J Werle vs D Fridman, 2008

Sep-18-08  jon01: Yes, this is the best game from EU Championships.
Sep-21-08  micartouse: Congrats to Jan Werle for winning the EU Championship! He won clear first place in a 141 player field including Adams, Short, Bacrot, and Vachier-Lagrave.

Dec-30-08  Karpova: Jan Werle drew a 4-games match against Smeets:

<Werle, Jan - Smeets, Jan 1/2 41 D12 Slav Defence

Smeets, Jan - Werle, Jan 1/2 125 C92 Ruy Lopez Chigorin

Werle, Jan - Smeets, Jan 1/2 16 D43 Anti-Meran Gambit>


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  Penguincw: Kinda late, but congratz to GM Jan Werle for winning the Oslo Chess International 2014 (GM group). He finished with 6.5/9, ahead of Turov and Solodovnichenko on tiebreaks.

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