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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Round 5

06/12/2016
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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Round 5

CREB 1 - Europchess 1  :  4.5 – 3.5  +++  Brasschaat 2 – Europchess 2  :  3.5 – 2.5  +++  The Belgian CC 2 – Europchess 3  :  1.5 – 2.5  +++  DT Leuven 2 – Europchess 4  :  1.5 – 2.5  +++ Round 5: E 3 and E 4 in good form +++ In the last round of the year, E 1 and E 2 had to suffer two hard defeats, while E 3 and...

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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Round 4

28/11/2016
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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Round 4

Zottegem 1 – Europchess 1  :  5 – 3  +++  Wavre 1 – Europchess 2  :  3.5 – 2.5  +++  Wavre 2 – Europchess 3  :  3 – 1  +++  Wavre 3 – Europchess 4  :  2.5 – 1.5  +++ Round 4: No luck today, my chess is going away On 27 November, the unthinkable happened. All four teams lost – full stop. Europchess 1 unlucky in Zottegem In a roughly even match, Zottegem...

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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Round 3

07/11/2016
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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Round 3

Europchess 1 – Boitsfort 1  :  2 – 6  +++  Europchess 2 – Temse 2  :  0.5 – 5.5  +++  Europchess 3 – Boitsfort 2  :  1.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 4 – Excelsior 2  :  2.5 – 1.5  +++ Round 3: Cold shower in November +++ On 6 November, we played at home at the end of a holiday week. This meant that a number of stem players were missing, and that was...

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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Round 2

26/10/2016
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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Round 2

Leuven 1  -  Europchess 1  :  3.5 – 4.5  +++  Soignies 1  -  Europchess 2  :  1 – 5  +++  2 Fous Diogène 1  -  Europchess 3  :  2 – 2  +++  Leuven 4  -  Europchess 4  :  0 – 4  +++ Round 2: Europchess unbeaten +++ In Round 2, all the four teams scored important points. While the first, second and fourth teams grounded their opponents from Leuven and Soignies, the third team...

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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Round 1

06/10/2016
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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Round 1

Europchess 1 – Rochade Eupen 2 : 3.5 – 4.5 +++ Europchess 2 – Leuze 1 : 4 – 2 +++ Europchess 3 – Excelsior 1 : 3.5 – 0.5 +++ Europchess 4 – Humbeek 3 : 3 – 1 +++ Round 1: Good start into the new season +++ For some unknown reason many people in Brussels decided to run through the city on the first chess Sunday rather than having a nice...

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Dutch champion Anish Giri in Brussels

04/05/2016
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Dutch champion Anish Giri in Brussels

World class performance of the unbeaten candidate On 6 April 2016, the Dutch top player and current champion Anish Giri paid a visit to Brussels in the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the European Union, which holds the Presidency of the Council in the 1st half of 2016. The Head of Cabinet of the Commission’s First Vice-President Timmermans, Ben Smulders, welcomed the current No. 4 of the world as the ‘pop-star’ of chess,...

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