Blog Archives

Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 11 – Promotion to 1st division!

03/05/2019
By admin
Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 11 – Promotion to 1st division!

Europchess 1 – Eisden/Dilsen 1  :  5.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 2 – Dworp 1  :  4 – 2  +++  Europchess 3 – Leuze 2  :  4 – 0  +++  Europchess 4 – Boitsfort 5 :  3  – 1  +++  Europchess 5 – DZD Halle 2 :  1.5 – 2.5  +++ Round 11: Europchess moves to First Division! The year 2019 will be a very special year for the history of our club: For the...

Read more »

Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 10

03/04/2019
By admin
Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 10

Westerlo 1 – Europchess 1  :  2 – 6  +++  Brasschaat 4 – Europchess 2  :  3 – 3  +++  The Belgian CC 3 – Europchess 3  :  2 – 2  +++  Halle 1  –  Europchess 4  :  1 – 3  +++  Europchess 5  :  BYE  +++ Round 10: Before the finishing line +++ In round 10, the first team kept its slight edge for promotion with a clean 6-2 win in Westerlo! However,...

Read more »

Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 9

19/03/2019
By admin
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...

Read more »

Europchess Championship 2019 – R.1-3

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

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

Read more »

Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 8

25/02/2019
By admin
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...

Read more »

Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 7

13/02/2019
By admin
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...

Read more »

Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 6

05/02/2019
By admin
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,...

Read more »

Rossen Roussev wins the Blitz Cup 2018!

21/01/2019
By admin
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...

Read more »

Intercercles FEFB 2019 – Round 1

21/01/2019
By admin
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...

Read more »

Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 5

04/12/2018
By admin
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...

Read more »