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Intercercles FÉFB 2015 – Round 1

28/04/2015
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The first round of the Intercercles championship of the Fédération Échiquéenne Francophone de Belgique was played in Marche-en-Famenne on 26 April 2015. As in the last years, Europchess participates with two teams, one in second division and one in third. In Round 1, both teams got into the competition with average results. Europchess 1 collected 2.5 points against the teams of CREC Charleroi 3 and Fleurus 2. While Frank Hoffmeister and Jozsef Molnar used...

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Interclubs 2014-2015 – Round 11

02/04/2015
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Europchess 1 – Eisden/MSK-Dilsen 1 : 5.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 2 – CREC 2 : 3.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 3 – 2 Fous du Diogène 1 : 3 – 1  +++  Europchess 4 – Geerardsbergen 3 : 3.5 – 0.5 +++ Four match wins to conclude a successful season +++ Europchess 1 runner-up of the second Division! +++ All four teams took the full match points in the final round of the...

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Interclubs 2014-2015 – Round 10

24/03/2015
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Interclubs 2014-2015 – Round 10

Anderlecht 1 – Europchess 1  :  6.5 – 1.5  +++  Anderlecht 2 – Europchess 2  :  1.5 – 4.5  +++  Machelen 1 – Europchess 3  :  2 – 2  +++  Soignies 2 – Europchess 4  :  1.5 – 2.5 +++ Round 10: End of dreams +++ Anderlecht beats Europchess 1 convincingly +++ In the decisive match for the title in the second division, Europchess 1 suffered a bitter defeat in Anderlecht although the ELO...

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Interclubs 2014-2015 – Round 9

11/03/2015
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Europchess 1 – Amay 2  :  7 – 1  +++  Europchess 2 – Boitsfort 1  :  0.5 – 5.5  +++  Europchess 3 – DT Leuven  :  3 – 1  +++  Europchess 4 – Boitsfort 3  :  1.5 – 2.5  +++ Round 9: The dance continues +++ Europchess 1 outplays Amay 2 +++ The first team was set against Amay 2, whose first team is currently leading the first division. As their strongest players were...

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Interclubs 2014-2015 – Round 8

19/02/2015
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Europchess 1 – Fontaine 2  :  5.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 2 – Caissa Europe 2  :  5 – 1  +++  Europchess 3 – Brussels CC 2  :  1.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 4 – Fontaine 4  :  0 – 4  +++ Round 8: Important wins at home  +++ Europchess 1 defeats strong Fontaine 2  +++ With Fontaine 2, Europchess faced the only team that has beaten our closest rival Anderlecht so far. With...

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Interclubs 2014-2015 – Round 7

06/02/2015
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CREB 1 – Europchess 1  :  1 – 7  +++  Westerlo 1 – Europchess 2  :  3.5 – 2.5  +++  CREB 3 – Europchess 3  :  2 – 2  +++  Wavre 3 – Europchess 4  :  3.5 – 0.5 +++ Sun and Rain on a winter Sunday  +++ Europchess 1 outclasses CREB 1 The first team went to CREB 1. Although we were favourites, as the royal club did not bring their three Ukrainian...

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Interclubs 2014-2015 – Round 6

20/01/2015
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Europchess 1 – Eynatten 2  :  5.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 2 – Humbeek 1  :  4.5 – 1.5  +++  Europchess 3 – Woluwe 1  :  2 – 2  +++  Europchess 4 – Anderlues 1  :  2.5 – 1.5  +++ Promising start into 2015 Europchess 1 beats Eynatten 2 with safe hand The first team met Eynatten 2, a team whose composition changes every round. This time, our opponents did not come with their...

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Interclubs 2014-2015 – Round 5

20/12/2014
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TS Mechelen 1 – Europchess 1  :  4 – 4  +++  Temse 3 – Europchess 2  :  2.5 – 3.5  +++  Opwijk 3 – Europchess 3  :  3 – 1  +++  Caissa Europe 2 – Europchess 4  :  2.5 – 1.5  +++ Fine results for the first and second teams  +++ Europchess 1 draws with Technical School Mechelen in tough fight This round promised a tense match given that TSM 1 had also won...

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Europchess supports exhibition about Marcel Duchamp in China

20/12/2014
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Europchess supports exhibition about Marcel Duchamp in China

In October and November 2014, the Free University of Brussels organised a great exhibition about the French artist Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) in Beijing (China). With his idea that any object, slightly modified or not, could be considered a work of art by the pure fact that the artist has chosen it – the so-called ‘ready-mades’, Duchamp had a profound influence on art in the 20th century and afterwards. A lesser known trait of this...

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Georgi Tomov is the 2013-2014 club champion

20/12/2014
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Georgi Tomov is the 2013-2014 club champion

Already in late spring the 2013-2014 edition of the Europchess club championship ended, after nine rounds of rapid chess. 35 players competed this time, although some unfortunately could only join late or had to end the tournament before the last round. Defending champion Tom Wiley and Georgi Tomov both obtained excellent 7.5/9 points. In order to determine the Champion it was agreed to hold a play-off which Georgi won. Behing them, their fellow Europchess-1-team...

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