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Belgian league – round 6

10/01/2011
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Belgian league – round 6

Round 6: Rusty start into 2011 In round 6, Europchess 1 defended the lead in Division 3 D with a hard fought 3,5-2,5 against Roeselaere 1. Europchess 2 suffered a heavy defeat (0.5-3.5) against Zottegem 3 and is now trailing at the bottom of Division 4C. In Division 4G, Europchess 3 had to yield 1-3 against the leader of the division, Fleurus 1, but remains in the top half of the Division . On...

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Belgian league – round 5

06/12/2010
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Belgian league – round 5

Europchess 1 beats strong rival and takes the lead In the last round before Christmas, all our three teams had very strong opponents. While Europchess 3 were narrowly defeated 1.5-2.5 against Fontaine l’Eveque 4 and  Europchess 2 lost 1-3 in Ghent 8, Europchess 1 was able to beat Ghent 5, taking the lead in Division 3 D. Playing in the nice clubhouse of Ghent, Europchess 1 faced their fifth team with an ELO average...

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Exhibition of GM Pintér in Brussels

29/11/2010
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Exhibition of GM Pintér in Brussels

Exhibition of GM Pinter on 24 February 2011 in the European Parliament Europchess is pleased to announce a major chess event in the context of the Hungarian EU Presidency at the European Parliament on Thursday 24 February 2011. Upon our invitation, the famous Hungarian Grand Master József Pinter (2 times Hungarian champion, 12 times Hungarian team champion, member of silver medalist Olympic team, European and World Team Championship silver medalist and successful trainer, team...

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Belgian league – round 4

22/11/2010
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Belgian league – round 4

Europchess 3 takes the lead in Division 4G! In round 4, Europchess 3 scored a crushing 3.5-0.5 victory against the close competitor Eynatten 5 and took the first place in Division 4G. Europchess 2 suffered a 1.5-2.5 loss and is now fighting against relegation in Division 4C. In Division 3D, Europchess 1 won 4-2 against Waregem 1 and is still unbeaten on the board. In Waregem, Eduardo Semanat Planas took E 1 in the...

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Belgian league – round 3

08/11/2010
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Belgian league – round 3

Triple victory for Europchess in Round 3! In round 3 of 7 November 2010, all the three teams of Europchess showed convincing play at home and scored all match points! In their first performance for the team in this season Klaus Bolding, Matija Suskovic and Sergio Serrano Samper all won their games! Moreover, newcomer Luis Busquets Perez contributed a hard-fought draw for the first team in perfect team spirit. Europchess 1 played against Landegem...

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Interprofessional tournament (2010-2011)

22/10/2010
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Europchess has convincingly won the first round of the inter-professional competition between the teams of Belgacom, KBC, the Belgian National Bank and the European Institutions. On each board the players played two games, one after the other with a time control of 45 minutes KO. The results are as follows: BELGACOM – NATIONAL BANK: 30 – 18 (16-8 AND 14-10) 1. LACROSSE – MICHIELS 3-1 AND 2-2 2. LEMMENS – GHYSELS 1- 3 AND...

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Belgian league – Round 2

12/10/2010
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Belgian league – Round 2

Round 2: Mixed results in golden October On a lovely October Sunday, Europchess scored reasonably well. While Europchess 1 defended the lead in Division 3 D with a 4-2 victory, Europchess 2 suffered defeat with a bit of bad luck (1,5-2,5). Europchess 3 drew against a stronger team, keeping good chances in the first third of Division 4 G. In Mons, Europchess 1 played for a win from the beginning. Jozsef Barta played black...

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Belgian league – Round 1

30/09/2010
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Belgian league – Round 1

Good start into the season for Europchess On 26 September, we played for the first time in our location in Van Maerlaent 2. Thanks to a number of helping hands, the room was well prepared when the opponents from Artevelde, Lokeren and Eupen 3 arrived. Unfortunately, Eduardo Semanat Planas had to cancel his participation because of a family emergency. Hence, Europchess 2 was handicapped by the absence of its top board. On the other...

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Pairings and dates for the Interclubs 2010-2011 season

14/09/2010
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Pairings and dates for the Interclubs 2010-2011 season

After winning in division 4 Europchess 1 now continues in division 3 while Europchess 2 and Europchess 3 will play in division 4. All three teams have good chances in their groups so we wish good luck for all the players! Here you can see the dates and pairings for the 2010-2011 season. (Please note that the scoring system is the following: win: 3 points, draw : 2 points, loss: 1 point therefore winning...

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Europchess championship – pairings and results

14/09/2010
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Ronde 6 (05-12-2010)(Appariements) 1  0 Timothy Binham        ( 1) ( 4.5)  -   Jozsef Barta          ( 6) ( 4.0) 2  0 Jeno Czuczai          ( 8) ( 4.0)  -   Christophe Keller     ( 3) ( 4.0) 3  0 Frank Hoffmeister     ( 4) ( 4.0)  -   George Vassilakis     (15) ( 4.0) 4  0 Dominique Dupuis      (13) ( 4.0)  -   Thomas Wiley          ( 2) ( 3.5) 5  0 Johannes Bertram      (12) ( 3.5)  -   Pere Moles Palleja    ( 5)...

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