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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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Interclubs 2014-2015 – Round 4

21/11/2014
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Europchess 1 – Eupen 2 : 7 – 1  +++  Europchess 2 – Mechelen 1 : 2 – 4  +++  Europchess 3 – Mechelen 3 : 2.5 – 1.5  +++  Europchess 4 – Fontaine 5 : 0.5 – 3.5  +++ Europchess 1 keeps the lead with convincing win over Rochade Eupen 2 The winner of last year’s division probably had a certain memory of Europchess, as we had given everything last year in the...

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Interclubs 2014-2015 – Round 3

11/11/2014
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Herve 1 – Europchess 1:  2.5 – 5.5  +++  Geel 1 – Europchess 2:  5.5 – 0.5  +++  Dworp 1 – Europchess 3:  3.5 – 0.5  +++  Namur 5 – Europchess 4: 3.5 – 0.5  +++ Europchess 1 prevails against strongly lined up Herve The home team, Herve 1, evidently tried to score their first match points by lining up the strongest team so far. And indeed, on board 1, the newly activated Michael...

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Interclubs 2014-2015 – Round 2

23/10/2014
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Europchess 1 – Leuven 1 : 6.5 – 1.5  +++  Europchess 2 – Leuven 2 : 4 – 2  +++  Europchess 3 – Leuven 3 : 2.5 – 1.5  +++  Europchess 4 – Tournai 2 : 3.5 – 0.5 Golden October for Europchess – In round 2 of 19 October 2014, all four teams won at home, constituting probably the best performance of our club history so far! Europchess 1 wins with large margin over...

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