Dirk van Foreest

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Jhr. Dirk van Foreest (3 May 1862, Haarlemmermeer – 24 February 1956, Oosthuizen) was a Dutch chess master.[1]

Elder brother of Arnold van Foreest, he thrice won Dutch Championship in 1885, 1886, and 1887.[2] He also took fifth place at Gouda 1884 (NED-ch, Messemaker won), and took second place, behind Rudolf Loman, at Rotterdam 1888 (NED-ch).[3]