Selected studies composed by

Gijsbert Jan (Gijs)

van Breukelen

(Netherlands, 27.2.1946 - 21.12.2022)

He is born in Amsterdam in 1946 and began chesscomposing at the age of seventeen.

An article with a study composed by him.

Van Breukelen studied Dutch language in Utrecht, and played for the chess club "Paul Keres".

He admires Liburkin, Kasparyan and Marwitz.

About his studies:

In his early studies the influence of naturalism can be seen.

Some of his works are very fine.

Later his style became more eccentric with a preference for lengthy solutions.



At ChessBase this nice article was published in 2018 about his famous study.



(All his studies, more exact dates, possible corrections or cooks and exact details about sources can be found in the

Harold van der Heijden (HHdbVI))


The above study is version. The original can be found here.