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Interclubs 2019-2020 – Round 4

19/11/2019
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Interclubs 2019-2020 – Round 4

KGSRL 1 – Europchess 1  :  postponed to 15 December +++  Zottegem 2 – Europchess 2  :  4 – 2  +++  Namur 4 – Europchess 3 :  0.5 – 3.5  +++ Wavre 4 – Europchess 4 :  2 – 2  +++  Kapelle o/d Bos 2 – Europchess 5 :  0.5 – 3.5  +++

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Georgi Tomov 2nd in Leuven!

19/11/2019
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Georgi Tomov 2nd in Leuven!

This year’s Open in Leuven, held from 8 till 11 November 2019, presented a novelty, as it was finally evaluated for the FIDE rating, unlike in previous years. This attracted 173 players, among which Europchess’s FM Georgi Tomov and Martin Müller. Georgi had an excellent performance of 2419, scored 6 out of 7 and finished in second place, behind 14-old Belgian champion IM Daniel Dardha. Strangely enough, the two did not have to play...

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Rapid Championship 2019/2020 – R.1

18/11/2019
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Rapid Championship 2019/2020 – R.1

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Interclubs 2019-2020 – Round 3

18/11/2019
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Interclubs 2019-2020 – Round 3

Europchess 1 – Jean Jaurès 1  :  3 – 5  +++  Europchess 2 – Caïssa Europe 1  :  5 – 1  +++  Europchess 3 – Wavre 2  :  2 – 2  +++  Europchess 4 – Leuven 5 :  4 – 0  +++  Europchess 5 – 2 Fous Diogène 3 :  4 – 0  +++ Round 3: Missed Opportunities In Round 3, E 1 missed a good opportunity to score the first match points with an...

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Interclubs 2019-2020 – Round 2

18/11/2019
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Interclubs 2019-2020 – Round 2

CRELEL 1 – Europchess 1  :  5.5 – 2.5  +++  Brasschaat 2 – Europchess 2  :  2 – 4  (administratively changed to 3-3)  +++  2 Fous Diogène 1 – Europchess 3 :  1 – 3  +++ 2 Fous Diogène 2 – Europchess 4 :  1.5 – 2.5  +++  Halle 1 – Europchess 5 :  1.5 – 2.5  +++ Round 2: Good day for Europchess +++ In the second round on 13 October all teams except for the...

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Interclubs 2019-2020 – Round 1

02/10/2019
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Interclubs 2019-2020 – Round 1

Europchess 1 – KBSK 1  :  2 – 6  +++  Europchess 2 – Dworp 1  :  4 – 2  +++  Europchess 3 – CREC 3  :  2.5 – 1.5  +++  Europchess 4 – Dworp 2 :  3.5  – 0.5  +++  Europchess 5 – Dworp 3 :  1 – 3  +++ Round 1: Reality check in the first division +++ This Sunday, Europchess 1 played its first match in the first division. Against a strong Bruges,...

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FEFB Rapid Championship 2019

01/10/2019
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FEFB Rapid Championship 2019

The FEFB Rapid Championship 2019, organised on the car-free Sunday of 22 September, in Braine-l’Alleud, was a rather small tournament with 52 participants. Martin Mueller had an excellent tournament, finishing 5th with 6/9, drawing with FM Herman and IM Capone and beating fellow Europchessian FM Tom Wiley. He only lost to tournament winner IM Godart. Mark Ouaki scored an average result, with wins against FMs Herman and Wiley, but also dropping some points against...

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Belgian Blitz Championship 2019

01/10/2019
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Belgian Blitz Championship 2019

On 21 September, SK Dworp organised its 6th Memorial Debast, counting as in previous years as the national blitz championship. New Europchess member Stephen Clark-Foulquier was the best representative of our club on rank 40 with 7.5/13, followed by Mark Ouaki, who scored half a point less, but performed once again clearly above his (blitz) rating. Luis Parreira also scored 7/13, but with a rather low performance. Johannes Bertram performed almost exactly on his...

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Brussels Express 2019

01/10/2019
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Brussels Express 2019

From 19 August to 9 September, Brussels Chess Club organised again its Summer express rapid tournament, with 18 rounds over 6 evenings. Johannes Bertram played the totality of the games, while Luis Parreira was present in all but one of the evenings. Luis finished 10th, 2.32 points above winning expectation. Johannes, on the contrary, performed 2.11 points below expectations. Roberto Teichner joined just for some practice on the last evening and pocketed 3 points....

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Tonoli Memorial 2019

01/10/2019
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Tonoli Memorial 2019

On 8 September, the 13th José & Hilda Tonoli Memorial took place in Anderlecht, counting as in the previous year as national championship for rapid chess. Four Europchess members were among the 159 participants. Paula Gitu, Tom Wiley and Mark Ouaki each scored 6/9. Paula had a very strong tournament, beating among others GM Erik van den Doel, FM Adrian Roos and drawing with GM Alexander Dgebuadze. Tom’s performance of 2251 was even a...

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