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Interclubs 4th round results

22/11/2009
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Interclubs 4th round results

Europchess defends lead in Round 4: In Round 4, Europchess 1 and 3 defended its respective leads in groups 4 C and 5 J. Europchess 2 lost. The first team played CCZ 1 in its strongest composition. On board four, József Barta played his fourth game with black, this time an orthodox Queen’s gambit against Constant Clerquin (1582). His opponent started to open up the queen side. However, this created a weak a4 pawn,...

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Interclubs 3rd Round Results

08/11/2009
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Interclubs 3rd Round Results

Europchess 1: Tom played the black side of a Sicilian Defence. Both sides castled king-side, and White threw forward his f and g pawns. After playing f4, g4 and g5, however, he refrained from pursuing his attack further with f5 and f6. Instead he tried simply to hold the position (he offered a draw after his 19th move). Tom was able to exchange off an important defensive bishop, and then to create targets on...

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Interclubs 2nd Round Results

18/10/2009
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Interclubs 2nd Round Results

Dream Sunday for Europchess in Round 2: In Round 2, Europchess continued its good performance at home. While E1 and E3 scored together 7,5 / 8, only E2 had to give in with 1,5 – 2,5. The first team faced with FCH Zottegem 1, a solid team with an ELO average of around 1750. On board four, Joszef Barta played with black an exchange Slav against Eddy de Gendt. He started early piece play...

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8th Europchess rapid championship

29/09/2009
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The play-off match (see our report on that) ended with a win of Frank Hoffmeister with the score : 1.Frank Hoffmeister    3 2.Christophe Keller    2,5 3.Jozsef Barta        0,5 Classement final Nom Cote Pts Perf Rés Cum Buch B M S B 1 Jozsef Barta (2155) 5.5/7 2249 --- 25.5 30.0 21.5 21.75 2 Frank Hoffmeister (2192) 5.5/7 2249 --- 23.0 32.5 23.0 24.50 3 Christophe Keller (2209) 5.5/7 2253 --- 19.5 30.0 22.5...

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Interclubs 1st round results

28/09/2009
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Interclubs 1st round results

Interclubs first round results

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The 2009-2010 season for Interprofessional tournament

23/09/2009
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The 2009-2010 season for Interprofessional tournament

This year the tournament will be an individual Swiss tournament. The time control is 90 minutes KO and the games are not rated, which means that you can drink beer and just have fun. We will play on the following dates : ronde 1 : 17.09.2009 ronde 2 : 22.10.2009 ronde 3 : 19.11.2009 ronde 4 : 10.12.2009 ronde 5 : 21.01.2010 ronde 6 : 11.02.2010 ronde 7 : 25.02.2010 ronde 8 : 25.03.2010...

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Pairings and dates for the Interclubs 2009-2010 season!

19/08/2009
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After winning the division 5E in the previous season Europchess 1 now continues in division 4C. Europchess 2 has also advanced to the 4th division they will play in the 4F group. Our new team, Europchess 3 will start this year in group 5J. Here are the dates and pairings for the 2009-2010 season together with some statistics from last year...

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Europchess is ready for the Interclubs 2009/2010!

14/07/2009
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After the great success of our first year with two teams moving from 5th to 4th division, Europchess will participate with three teams in the new competition. It is our great pleasure to announce that we have been considerably strengthened for this.

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7th Brussels rapid international tournament

11/05/2009
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7th Brussels rapid international tournament

There are very few international chess events in Belgium and even less in Brussels. This rapid event stands out as a good example. This was already the 7th edition of this tournament organised by CREB, the Royal Chess Club of Brussels. There were quite a few strong players, the ELO average of the TOP 20 was 2400. Overall 103 players registered and five of them were Europchess members! The best results were achieved by...

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Silver medal in the “Interprofessional Tournament 2008-2009″

03/04/2009
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Silver medal in the “Interprofessional Tournament 2008-2009″

Every year the Belgian National Bank organises the Interprofessional tournament with the participation of Belgian companies and institutions. It’s normally a team competition where they are summing the best individual scores of each team. The National Bank’s team is always the big favourite of the event as all their players are around 2000+ ELO. The team results for this year: 1. National Bank 2. Europchess 3. Belgacom 4. KBC 5. Pro Natura 6. The...

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