Standings

Interclubs 2015-2016 – Final standings

03/05/2016
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Interclubs 2015-2016 – Final standings

+++ Division 2 B: Europchess 1 finishes in 3rd place +++ Division 3 B: Europchess 2 finishes in 6th place +++ Division 4 B: Europchess 3 only 1 point behind 3rd rank +++ Division 5 J: Europchess 4 ends up in 5th place

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Interclubs 2015-2016 – standings after Round 6

08/02/2016
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Interclubs 2015-2016 – standings after Round 6

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Belgian league – round 3

08/11/2011
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Belgian league – round 3

Smashing win in Eupen for Europchess 1 in Round 3 In round 3 on 6 November, Europchess 1 outclassed Rochade Eupen 2 with a resounding 8-0 in Division 2 B! Also Europchess 3 surprised spectators by winning 2.5-1.5 against Anderlecht 6. Europchess 2 drew 2-2 against Machelen 1 with chances and bad luck on both sides. The brilliancy prize of the day in Eupen went to Eduardo (Bobby) Semanat Planas. Playing on board 7...

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Europchess moves up to the 2nd division!

06/04/2011
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Europchess moves up to the 2nd division!

Round 11 – final round: Europchess 1 moves to Division 2! (Europchess 3 stays in Division 4 and Europchess 2 is relegated to Division 5) In the final round on 3 April, Europchess completed an overall successful year. With a clear 5-1 in Izegem, Europchess 1 marched through Division 3D, finishing on first place with 8 match points advance over MSV1 on second rank. The second team won in Zottegem with 3-1. Unfortunately, 7...

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Belgian league – round 10

21/03/2011
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Belgian league – round 10

Europchess 1 moves up to the second Division! With a convincing 5.5-0.5 against the closest rival MSV 1, Europchess crowned a strong year. Before the closing round 11, it is already certain that we move up to Division 2! With a good 2-2 against the leader of Division 4 D, Leuven 3, Europchess 2 keeps a slim chance not to be relegated. Europchess 3 beat CREC 5 with 3-1, thereby safeguarding a comfortable middleground...

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Belgian league – round 9

07/03/2011
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Belgian league – round 9

Europchess 1 close to the finishing line In round 9, Europchess 1 kept the lead in Division 3 D after a convincing 5-1 win in Bruges. The second team suffered a painful loss against Epicure 1 and will have to score in the two last rounds in order to avoid relegation in Division 4 D. Europchess 3 had no chance against division leader Ciney, but is in safe distance from relegation in Division 4...

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Belgian league – round 8

06/02/2011
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Belgian league – round 8

Round 8 – Europchess 2 bounces back In round 8 at home, Europchess 2 scored an important 3.5-0.5 win against Anderlecht 3, thus gaining two important match points against relegation in Division 4 D. Europchess 1 kept the lead in Division 3 D with a somewhat lucky 3.5-2.5 against Jean Jaurès 2. The leader of Division 4 G, Landen 1 won 3-1 against Europchess 3. On board 6, József Molnár played a Sveshnikov Sicilian...

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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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Last round of the Interclubs

22/03/2010
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Last round of the Interclubs

V for Victory! All three Europchess teams have won in the final round! Tom had White, and his opponent played the Albin Counter-gambit (1 d4 d5  2 c4 e5 !?).  As compensation for his pawn, Black gained a strong knight on d4.  On move 14 Black made the strange decision to retreat this knight, instead of supporting it further by castling queen-side.  After this mistake, Black’s compensation for the pawn disappeared.  Soon after, he...

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