Club tournaments

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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FEFB tournament report

06/06/2012
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Tournament report – 33rd Individual FEFB Championship From 16 to 20 May 2012, the 33rd Individual Championship of the French-Speaking Chess Federation of Belgium (FEFB) took place in Brussels. The tournament, organised as in 2011 by local club CREB, saw a record participation of Europchess with nine members participating. The time modus was somewhat unusual – 90 minutes for 30 moves plus 60 minutes for the rest of the game – and caused many...

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Interprofessional team tournament – final results and standings

07/05/2012
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2011/2012 Inter-Professional R3 and Final Thursday 19/04/2012 TEAM RANKING 1 .EUROPCHESS         85 PTS 2. NATIONAL BANK      84 PTS 3. BELGACOM           60 PTS 4. KBC                41 PTS Round 1 (21/11/2011) KBC – NATIONAL BANK  : 13-33 (5-18 8-15) VAN LOO – MICHIELS       1-3 AND 1-3 BOSSCHEM – THEYS          1-3 AND 1-3 DE SMEDT –...

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Interprofessional tournament – final results and standings

16/04/2012
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Classement Final N        Nom                            Cat       Cote     Fide     Club            Pts            P         Perf 1        Wiley Tom                  1          2292    2292    Europchess       14.0     5         2481 2        Michiels Dirk               1          2271       0       National bank   10.0     5         2080 3        Ghysels Marc              1          2168    2085    National bank   10.0     4         2259 4        Hawia Xavier              1          1800       0       National bank   9.0      5         1779 5        Denys Frank                1          1977    1867    Belgacom         8.0      5         1951...

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Interprofessional tournament – round 2 (team)

21/02/2012
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Results and standings after round 2: TEAM RANKING 1. EUROPCHESS 64 PTS 2. NATIONAL BANK 57 PTS 3. BELGACOM 42 PTS 4. KBC 27 PTS Round 1 (21/11/2011) KBC – NATIONAL BANK  : 13-33 (5-18 8-15) 1.  VAN LOO – MICHIELS 1-3 AND 1-3 2.  BOSSCHEM – THEYS 1-3 AND 1-3 3.  DE SMEDT – TEMMERMAN 1-3 AND 3-1 4.  VRIJDAG – HAWIA 1-3 AND 2-2 5.  JANSSEN – LEMAIRE 1-3 AND 1-3 6....

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