Club tournaments

Europchess Championship – Rd. 2 results

19/03/2018
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Europchess Championship – Rd. 2 results

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Europchess Championship – Rd. 1 results

26/02/2018
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Europchess Championship – Rd. 1 results

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Georgi Tomov wins the Blitz Cup 2017!

21/12/2017
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Georgi Tomov wins the Blitz Cup 2017!

After his triumph in the rapid championship, Georgi completed the Europchess “Double” by also winning the Blitz Cup! He averaged with more than 4 points, the best 15 tournaments accounting for an excellent 67.5 points. Already with some tournaments to go, runners-up Frank and Martin could not reach this score anymore. Martin gets a special mention for the highest number of tournaments (27) and of course tournament director Jesper Abrahamsen who organised 30 tournaments...

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Georgi Tomov is the club champion 2017!

20/12/2017
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Georgi Tomov is the club champion 2017!

Already in summer, the 2016-2017 edition of the Europchess Club Championship, held as usual as a 9-round rapid tournament, was completed. This year’s winner was Georgi Tomov who was the only one to reach 7.5/9. Silver and Bronze went to Frank Hoffmeister and Pere Moles Palleja who both finished with 7 points. The tournament was again a big success: 40 Europchess members participated. The 2018 Championship is kicking off in January. Final Ranking  ...

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Frank Hoffmeister blitz champion 2016!

10/01/2017
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Frank Hoffmeister blitz champion 2016!

As in previous years, the blitz tournament covered the entire year 2016. Out of 20 events, tournament director Jesper Abrahamsen counted the 15 best results of the participants to determine the winner. The temporary departure of last years’ winner FM Carl Buhr let some space for other players. And indeed, the race was tense until the end. For a long time, Martin Müller led the field with a strong performance on almost every Wednesday....

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Tom Wiley is the club champion 2014-2015

07/02/2016
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Tom Wiley is the club champion 2014-2015

The 2014-2015 club championship, played again as a 9-round rapid tournament under the organisation of tournament director Jesper Abrahamsen, was again a great success, attracting 35 players. It ended with a convincing victory of Tom Wiley. Having lost the title in 2014 just in a play-off against Georgi Tomov, Tom won back the trophy with a fabulous score of 8/9, being the only player to stay unbeaten in the championship. One full point behind...

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Carl Buhr Blitz champion 2015!

04/02/2016
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Carl Buhr Blitz champion 2015!

Even though it is a bit late, it is time to sum up the internal Europchess tournaments of 2015. On 16 December 2015, the Ronny Bonne-Blitz championship ended with a clear victory of Carl Buhr. Over forty players have participated over the year in 23 sessions, playing five 3+2 minute games during a lunch-break according to the Swiss system. Our German FIDE Master, who also plays on the first board of the first team...

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Rapid Championship 2014 : standings after Round 5

25/02/2014
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35 players, including some late entries, are competing in the 2013-2014 edition of the Europchess Rapid Championship. After 5 of the 9 rounds, only defending champion Tom and Georgi are still unbeaten and lead the tournament with 4.5/5. The first half of the championship has already seen several surprises, such as José María’s win against Ronny, Ventsislav’s wins against Georges and Johannes, Luis Carlos’ win against Mattias, or Iñaki’s victory over Frank! With four...

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Carl Buhr is the Blitz Champion 2013 !

09/01/2014
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Carl Buhr is the Blitz Champion 2013 !

With another shared victory in the 24th and last blitz tournament of last year, Carl Buhr won the 2013 Europchess Blitz Championship, ahead of Frank Hoffmeister and Ismo Ulvila. In the last tournament, Carl, Frank and Ismo were still in the race for the title. Carl and Frank, who who had the best chances before this last tournament, showed great determination, beating all their opponents and drawing against each other. As only the best...

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The strongest office tournament in the world?

14/10/2013
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The strongest office tournament in the world?

On 9 October 2013 at 1pm, the 19th Europchess blitz tournament (5 rounds, 3 minutes plus 2 seconds per move per player) of the season was played on our premises in Van Maerlant building. An ordinary lunchtime tournament, as nearly every week ? Not quite so. The winner, who made the perfect score of 5/5, was not a regular Europchess member but an “invité de marque” : Danish Grandmaster Peter Heine Nielsen, who was...

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