Lucas van Foreest

    World Champion Rapid & Blitz!!

  • My name is Lucas van Foreest. I was born in Hengelo 3 March 2001.
  • I have 4 brothers: Jorden, Pieter, Tristan, Nanne and one sister Machteld.
  • I come from a chess family. My grand grandfather and his brother were both three times Dutch champion. My brothers and sister all play chess.
  • For chess training I used the app RealChess. For more information see realchess.
  • I have been trained by Geon Knol, Sipke Ernst and Sergey Tiviakov .
  • Special Achievements:
    • 2016: International Master
    • 2017: Winner of the Tata Top Group qualifying for the Tata challengers
    • 2017: Shared winner of the Batavia tournament and second Grandmaster norm
    • 2017: Shared winner Dutch Youth below 20
    • 2018: Shared winner of the Open Dutch Championship
    • 2018: International Grandmaster
    • 2019: Dutch Champion
    • 2019: World Champion Rapid and Blitz U18
  • More information about my chess achievements can be found on my Fide page .