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17th TIPC Charleroi

13/08/2018
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17th TIPC Charleroi

Frank Hoffmeister beats grandmaster / strong performance by youngsters Paula Gitu and Carlo Russian At the international tournament of Charleroi (Tournoi International du Pays de Charleroi, TIPC), which constituted also the Belgian Individual Championships, Europchess members achieved some impressive results. While the Champion was crowned in a closed 10-player round robin tournament (winner: IM Mher Hovhannisyan, with a GM norm), Frank Hoffmeister, Tom Wiley, Paula Gitu, Carlo Russian and Martin Müller started among the...

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Intercercles FEFB 2018 – Round 4 – Europchess champions!

10/08/2018
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Intercercles FEFB 2018 – Round 4 – Europchess champions!

The 2018 FEFB Intercercles ended with a big success for Europchess! For the second time in its history Europchess won the Championship! The first team was slightly lagging behind Amay 1 and needed a clear win to maintain chances for the title. On board 3, Frank Hoffmeister played with Black against Tagumpay Gravidez (1793) from CREB 1. White played a symmetric opening line and got an equal middle game position. However, Frank could create...

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Europchess Championship – Rd. 5 results

12/06/2018
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Europchess Championship – Rd. 5 results

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Intercercles FEFB 2018 – Round 3

04/06/2018
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Intercercles FEFB 2018 – Round 3

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Limburg-Open Maastricht 2018

31/05/2018
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Limburg-Open Maastricht 2018

On the Pentecost weekend, the 12th edition of the Netherlands’ biggest weekend tournament, the Limburg Open in Maastricht, took place. Roughly 460 players participated in three separate tournaments, among them Martin Müller, Johannes Bertram and Thomas Jayes. Martin took up a difficult task: with his rating of 2057, he had the choice of registering either for the A-tournament (>2050) or the B-tournament (1800-2100) where he would have been among the Elo favourites. Instead, he...

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Intercercles FEFB 2018 – Round 2

24/05/2018
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Intercercles FEFB 2018 – Round 2

Europchess 1 – Division 1 Europchess 2 – Division 3

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Georgi Tomov FEFB champion 2018!

16/05/2018
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As every year, the long Ascension weekend held a nice opportunity to play a chess tournament: the FEFB Individual Championship, which was held in Namur this year. Members of Europchess’s first team have been regular participants in the 12-player elite tournament, and this year it was Georgi Tomov who defended our colours.And he did so in fantastic style, winning the tournament with 5.5/7, a full point clear of the runners-up. Georgi set the tone...

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Europchess Championship – Rd. 4 results

16/05/2018
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Europchess Championship – Rd. 4 results

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Europchess Championship – Rd. 3 results

16/05/2018
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Europchess Championship – Rd. 3 results

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Interclubs 2017-2018 – Final Standings

02/05/2018
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Interclubs 2017-2018 – Final Standings

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