Championship

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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Jenő Czuczai is the 2010 champion!

13/01/2011
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Jenő Czuczai is the 2010 champion!

Jenő won the 2010 rapid championship with a convincing performance, finishing 1 point ahead of Timothy Binham! Congartulations for this superb result! We would like to thank to all those participated in this tournament. This year’s 39 players is a new record and we hope we will see another exciting championship in 2011. Classement Final Tit Nom Cote Pts Perf Rés Cum Buch B M S B 1 Jeno Czuczai (2131) 6.5/7 2454 ---...

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Europchess championship – pairings and results

14/09/2010
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Ronde 6 (05-12-2010)(Appariements) 1  0 Timothy Binham        ( 1) ( 4.5)  -   Jozsef Barta          ( 6) ( 4.0) 2  0 Jeno Czuczai          ( 8) ( 4.0)  -   Christophe Keller     ( 3) ( 4.0) 3  0 Frank Hoffmeister     ( 4) ( 4.0)  -   George Vassilakis     (15) ( 4.0) 4  0 Dominique Dupuis      (13) ( 4.0)  -   Thomas Wiley          ( 2) ( 3.5) 5  0 Johannes Bertram      (12) ( 3.5)  -   Pere Moles Palleja    ( 5)...

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Frank Hoffmeister is the new champion!

16/12/2009
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Frank Hoffmeister is the new champion!

Congratulations to Frank, who won the 8th Europchess rapid tournament in the final playoff against József Barta and Christophe Keller! The players used a unique format to decide the winner which can be described as a 6 boards parallel clock-simultaneous game.

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