Who Am I?


My name is Koen Leenhouts and I am a Dutch International Master. I was born in 1984 and despite not being a young talent anymore, my goal still is to become a grandmaster!

In everyday life I am a teacher of Dutch language and literature at a secondary school in The Netherlands and I am a part time chess coach.

Photo by Harry Gielen


Highest rating: 2513 (december 2016)

Two GM norms:
– Dutch open (2017)
– Belgian league (2018/2019)


Best games

Leenhouts – Iturrizaga 1-0, 2017
Leenhouts – Van Wely, 1 -0 2018
Leenhouts – Moussard, 1-0 2019