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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 9

19/03/2019
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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 9

Europchess 1 – Geel 1  :  6 – 2  +++  Europchess 2 – Fontaine 3  :  1.5 – 4.5  +++  Europchess 3 – EDC 2  :  3 – 1  +++  Europchess 4 – Dworp 3 :  3.5 – 0.5  +++  Europchess 5 – Excelsior 2 :  3 – 1  +++ Round 9: Spring is in the air +++ In round 9, four out of five teams won – only the second team had to give...

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Europchess Championship 2019 – R.1-3

19/03/2019
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Europchess Championship 2019 – R.1-3

The 2019 edition of the Europchess Rapid Championship is well under way. Results from Rounds 1-3:

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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 8

25/02/2019
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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 8

CREB 1 – Europchess 1  :  3 – 5  +++  Mechelen 2 – Europchess 2  :  3 – 3  +++  CREB 2 – Europchess 3  :  1 – 3  +++  CREB 3  –  Europchess 4  :  2 – 2  +++  Geraardsbergen 3 – Europchess 5  :  3 – 1  +++ Round 8: What a wonderful chess world +++ In round 8, Europchess celebrated an unexpected come-back: Due to a misstep of TSM 1 the...

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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 7

13/02/2019
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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 7

Europchess 1 – TSM 1  :  3.5 – 4.5  +++  Europchess 2 – Brussels 1  :  3.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 3 – Brussels 3  :  4 – 0  +++  Europchess 4 – Mechelen 9 :  2.5 – 1.5  +++  Europchess 5 – Brussels 7 :  3.5 – 0.5  +++ Greetings from Paul Keres +++ In the seventh round the first team felt like Paul Keres, “the eternal second”. We played very well, but still...

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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 6

05/02/2019
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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 6

Europchess 1 – Rochade Eupen 2  :  5 – 3  +++  Europchess 2 – Caissa Europe 1  :  5.5 – 0.5  +++  Europchess 3 – Oudenaarde 1  :  3.5 – 0.5  +++  Brussels 6 – Europchess 4  :  1 – 3  +++  Europchess 5 – Kapelle op den Bos 3 :  3 – 1  +++ Round 6: Europchess scores 20 board points! The sixth round could have been hardly better: all five teams won,...

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Rossen Roussev wins the Blitz Cup 2018!

21/01/2019
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Rossen Roussev wins the Blitz Cup 2018!

After taking over the club champion title from Georgi Tomov, Rossen Roussev also completed the Europchess double, like Georgi in 2017, by winning the Annual Blitz Cup. Scoring consistently he finished 8 points clear of three-time blitz champion Carl Buhr in second and Georgi Tomov in third place. A special mention goes out to Martin Müller (4th place) who played the highest number of tournaments (25), and of course a big THANK YOU to...

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Intercercles FEFB 2019 – Round 1

21/01/2019
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Intercercles FEFB 2019 – Round 1

Fighting chess all around The new year 2019 started with the first round of the Francophone championship. Europchess plays with two teams in Division 1 and 3. With 2.5/4 and 2/4 points we started well, albeit not perfectly well. Europchess 1 beats Namur and draws with TAL The one half of Europchess 1 met with Namur 1 one of the strong teams in the division. On board 1, Georgi Tomov faced the enterprising Sébastien...

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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 5

04/12/2018
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Black to move. He plays 1... Kd4, attacking the Knight which cannot retreat due to Nxc5 ideas. But Eduardo calmly plays 2. c6! And now Black cannot take the Knight because he cannot stop the pawns after 2... Kd3 3. b5! So he goes 2... Kd5, and another beautiful move comes – 3. Nf4+! Deflection! 1-0

Namur 1 – Europchess 1  :  1.5 – 6.5  +++  Aalst 1 – Europchess 2  :  1.5 – 4.5  +++  Namur 4 – Europchess 3  :  1 – 3  +++  Europchess 4  –  Wavre 4  :  3 – 1  +++  DT Leuven 3 – Europchess 5  :  3.5 – 0.5  +++ Round 5: Almost 100 % +++ In the fifth round, the first four teams won! Only E 5 was overcome by a strong...

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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 4

21/11/2018
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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 4

Europchess 1 – Wirtzfeld 2  :  5.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 2 – Zottegem 3  :  2.5 – 3.5  +++  Europchess 3 – Zottegem 4  :  3 – 1  +++  Europchess 4 – Braine l’Alleud 3  :  3 – 1  +++  Europchess 5 – Zottegem 7  :  3 – 1  +++ Round 4: First Team Takes the Lead +++ In the fourth round at home, our teams scored four wins and suffered one defeat....

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Rossen Roussev is the club champion 2018!

09/11/2018
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Rossen Roussev is the club champion 2018!

The Europchess Championship 2018 has finished with a victory of FM Rossen Roussev, who takes over the title from his compatriot FM Georgi Tomov. Rossen was the only player to score strong 7.5/9 points, leaving IM Tim Binham and FM Georgi Tomov on the podium with 7/9. In total, the tournament attracted 44 participants and was also the first Europchess championship for a number of new members to whom we prolong a warm welcome....

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