Roel Boomstra

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Roel Boomstra at the 2015 World championship

Roel Boomstra (born 9 March 1993) is a Dutch draughts player and a former world champion, having won the 2018 World Draughts Championship match. He 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 twice (2012, 2015). Boomstra holds the title of International Grandmaster. He was born in Utrecht.[2]

World championship[edit]

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

Boomstra did not participate in the 2019 World Draughts Championship. His focus is on his Physics-studies.[4]

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)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Results - World Championship Draughts 2013". wdc2013ufa.ru. Retrieved 22 January 2019.
  2. ^ Frank Huiskamp (14 December 2016). "Een deur die kraakt, is uit den boze" (in Dutch). NRC Handelsblad. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Boomstra (23) verovert wereldtitel dammen". NU (in Dutch). 15 December 2016. Retrieved 22 January 2019.
  4. ^ Misset, Robèrt (17 September 2019). "Wereldkampioen dammen Roel Boomstra twijfelt over comeback". de Volkskrant. Retrieved 18 September 2019.

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