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Interclubs 2013-2014 – Round 1 (postponed matches)

09/12/2013
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Interclubs 2013-2014 – Round 1 (postponed matches)

The first round, postponed for Europchess teams 3 and 4 was played this Sunday 8 December respectively against Excelsior1 and Aalst3, both visitors having one forfeit in the team. Europchess 3 faced Excelsior 1 with Jose Maria Ramos Florido on 1st board against Carlos Onrubia-Aviles (1934) who did not show up and gave thus the first advantage to our team, with a good hope for the final outcome. Unfortunately Vladymyr Dedobbeleer and Edit Kollo...

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Interclubs 2013-2014 – Round 5

04/12/2013
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The Europchess 1 line-up was strong enough to out-rate our opponents, Amay 2, by an average of more than 140 points per board, but the match result could have been a lot closer than the eventual 5½-2½ victory achieved by Europchess. Europchess got off to the best possible start with wins after about three hours play for Georgi Tomov and Tim Binham.  Georgi played White against Jimmy Lafosse (2167).  Immediately after the opening, Lafosse...

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Interclubs 2013-2014 – Round 4

19/11/2013
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Round 4 – All four teams on good track In round 4 abroad, the four teams scored together seven match points. Only Europchess 1 conceded a draw. Playing against Boitsfort, Europchess 1 was nominally stronger on all boards except board 1. However, the home team played very well that day, leading to a very tight match. On board 8, Ismo Ulvila had White against G. Fox (1712). Black took a gambit pawn in the...

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Interclubs 2013-2014 – Round 3

14/10/2013
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Round 3: Europchess back in the game! In round 3 of 13 October, both Europchess 1 and 2 scored their first full match points against Fontaine 2 and Humbeek 1, respectively. Europchess 3 narrowly lost to Lessines 1, while Europchess 4 drew against Humbeek 3. Europchess 1 takes a deserved win from Fontaine 2 In Division 2 B, the first team hosted a somewhat weakened Fontaine 2 with an average of under 2100 ELO....

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Interclubs 2013-2014 – Round 2

02/10/2013
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Interclubs 2013-2014 – Round 2

Round 2: Peace in Boitsfort, Surrender in Leuven In the second round, Europchess 2 scored an important match point with a draw in Boitsfort 2, whereas Europchess 1 and 3 saw no land against Leuven 1 and 2. In return, Europchess 4 beat Leuven 5. Europchess 1 in dire straits against Leuven 1 With a respective average of 2136 ELO (Europchess 1) and 2156 ELO (Leuven 1) the match looked on equal on paper,...

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Interclubs 2013-2014 – Round 1

27/09/2013
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Round 1: Mitigated results in the start of the new season In the first round of the new season on 22 September 2013, our first team drew with Namur 1, while the second team had to give in with 1,5-4,5 to Westerlo 1. Europchess 1 holds a draw to strong Namur Europchess 1 fought a tough battle against Namur 1 who came with a line-up of an average of roughly 2200 ELO. On board...

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FEFB Intercercles – Round 4

10/06/2013
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FEFB Intercercles – Round 4

Both Europchess teams classified at 3rd rank in the Francophone Intercercles 2013. Europchess 1st team, in a less successful day with a result of 2 points out of 4 which revealed insufficient, missed the lead of the division. Though Pere Moles made the whole travel of 100 km for nothing as his opponent did not show up and the club of Soignies did not warn us, this unfair attitude brought the 1st point to...

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FEFB Intercercles – Round 3

30/05/2013
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Europchess 1 strikes back while Europchess 2 suffers in a dramatic round The third round clarified options for the Europchess teams: while the first team got a superb 4-0, the second was defeated (1-3). Eduardo on the first board on Europchess 1 faced with white Marc Hanset (ELO 1854). After a non-clear game he pocketed the first point for Europchess 1. Frank on board 2 played with Black against Errol Delcourt (1742). His opponent...

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FEFB Intercercles – Round 2

10/05/2013
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FEFB Intercercles – Round 2

Europchess 1 keeps shape and Europchess 2 strikes back. On 5 May Europchess played in Liège the second round of the Francophone Intercercles championship of 2013. Europchess 1 met Hervé 1 and Philipville 1. Pere (Europchess 1 board 2)  with white faced David Malchair (ELO 1878) from Hervé 1 a good positional player with strong ending skills. Pere got a slight advantage with the bishop pair after exchanging queens but his opponent found a...

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FEFB Intercercles – Round 1

10/05/2013
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FEFB Intercercles – Round 1

Mixed results for Europchess in Round 1 of the FEFB Interclubs Europchess teams had mixed results at the start of the 2013 Interclubs Championship of the Francophone Chess Federation of Belgium (FEFB) on Sunday, 21 April. The team playing in Division 2 took two points and the one in Division 3 did a bit better scoring 2,5 points from their first round games, all played in Fontaine-L’Eveque in a friendly and nice atmosphere that...

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