Loek van Wely
|Loek van Wely|
Loek van Wely at the 2005 Corus chess tournament
|Full name||Loek van Wely|
|Born||7 October 1972|
Heesch, The Netherlands
|FIDE rating||2622 (November 2018)|
|Peak rating||2714 (October 2001)|
He has won the Dutch Chess Championship on eight occasions: six consecutive times from 2000 through 2005, in 2014 and in 2017.
In 2002, in Maastricht, Netherlands, van Wely took on the computer program Rebel in a four-game match, scoring 2/4 (+2–2=0). In 2005, he led the Dutch team to victory at the European Team Championship in Gothenburg, Sweden.
On 9 July 2012, Van Wely was denied access to the United States because he lacked a work visa.
- Greengard, Michael (18 January 2010). "GM Peter Svidler's Game Of the Day". Internet Chess Club. Retrieved 25 January 2010.
- "Loek van Wely wins Chicago Open (UPDATE: Interview)". ChessVibes.com. Retrieved 21 January 2014.
- "2011 Berkeley International". Chess-Results.com. Retrieved 19 February 2012.
- "Van Wely denied entry to U.S. for lacking a work visa". ChessVibes.com. Archived from the original on 2014-03-30. Retrieved 19 July 2012.
- einduitslag Hogeschool Zeeland toernooi 2016
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