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Interclubs 2021/2022: Round 9

Europchess had a fairly good match day, with all teams remaining unbeaten. Europchess 1:The first team had a bye due to the withdrawal of Wirtzfeld 2. Competitors Boitsfort and Charleroi overtook us. As Charleroi has already had its round against…

Over-the-board blitz is back!

On 9 March, our first over-the-board blitz tournament since February 2020 took finally place in our old venue of Van Maerlant, 2. Fifteen players fought for the first place, which finally went to FM Carl Buhr, whose win on round…

Interclubs 2021/2022: Round 8

Despite the usual problems in composing the lineup in these difficult period, we could gather a strong composition for the eight round of the Interclubs, which resulted in four wins and only one loss. Europchess 1With an all 2000+ line-up,…

Interclubs 2021/2022: Round 7

Round 7 matches went much better than in the previous round. Europchess 1 scored its largest win of the season so far, against a weakened CREB side. Europchess 2 delivered a very good fight against the clearly higher-rated Echiquier Mosan,…

Interclubs 2021/2022: Round 6

After rounds 4 and 5 were postponed due to the pandemic, we had a difficult start into the chess year 2022. Many players were unavailable, and in the end we had to forfeit the match of Europchess 5. Looking at…

Interclubs 2021/2022 – Round 3

For many clubs in the country, this interclubs round was a difficult task: some teams forfeited completely, some a number of individual games, and very unbalanced team compositions illustrate that it was not easy for anyone to align full teams.…

Interclubs 2021/2022 – Round 2

In Round 2 of the Interclubs, Europchess had exactly the same harvest as in the first round : two victories, two draws and one defeat – but no team repeated the result of the first round! From an organisational point…

Interclubs 2021/22 – Round 1

Europchess played this time in the CIE Overijse, away from the traditional venue in the Van Maerlant building. The conditions were excellent, and we could welcome our guests in a nice environment, which will most likely also be the case…

End of 2019/2020 season (finally!)

In September, after the saga of the Covid-interruption, the 2019-2020 season was completed. The outstanding rounds 10 and 11 were played, as had been controversially decided by the federation, but forfeits (either by team or on individual boards) were not…