Roel Boomstra

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Roel Boomstra at the 2015 World championship

Roel Boomstra (born 9 March 1993 in Utrecht) is an international grandmaster in draughts and the current world champion, having won the 2018 World Draughts Championship match. Boomstra also won the 2016 World Draughts Championship match. He ranked third at the 2013 World Draughts Championship in Ufa.[1] In 2014 Roel Boomstra won the Draughts European Championship. He also won the Dutch championship (2012, 2015).

World championship[edit]

  • 2011 (7th place)
  • 2013 (3rd place)
  • 2015 (3rd place)
  • 2016 (winner)[2]
  • 2017 (semifinal group C 5th-6th place)
  • 2018 (winner)

European championship[edit]

  • 2006 (63rd place)
  • 2010 (8th place)
  • 2012 (12th place)

Netherlands championship[edit]

  • 2009 (3rd place)
  • 2010 (2nd place)
  • 2011 (2nd place)
  • 2012 (1st place)
  • 2013 (5th place)
  • 2014 (2nd place)
  • 2015 (1st place)

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Results - World Championship Draughts 2013". wdc2013ufa.ru. Retrieved 22 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Boomstra (23) verovert wereldtitel dammen". NU (in Dutch). 15 December 2016. Retrieved 22 January 2019.