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Intercercles FEFB 2019 – Round 2

06/05/2019
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Intercercles FEFB 2019 – Round 2

Europchess 1 draws with Brussels 1 and Wavre 1 Facing Brussels 1 the one half of Europchess 1 went through a very tough afternoon. On the first board Georgi Tomov resisted the kingside attack from Oleg Iolis (2213) and entered into an unbalanced ending with a bishop against two connected passed pawns on the kingside and three pawns each on the queenside. Georgi allowed White to queen the h-pawn in order to conquer Black’s...

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Interclubs promotion featured in POLITICO Playbook

03/05/2019
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Europchess’s successful Interclubs season did not go unnoticed: in POLITICO’s “Playbook” article of 2 May 2019, Florian Eder reported on the first team’s promotion: “THE WONDERS OF ENLARGEMENT IN PRACTICE: It has taken Europchess, a team made up of EU officials from all over the Continent, a little more than a decade to clamber through the leagues of Belgian chess. Now, after securing a victory against Eisden — the very East Flanders club that stood...

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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 11 – Promotion to 1st division!

03/05/2019
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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 11 – Promotion to 1st division!

Europchess 1 – Eisden/Dilsen 1  :  5.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 2 – Dworp 1  :  4 – 2  +++  Europchess 3 – Leuze 2  :  4 – 0  +++  Europchess 4 – Boitsfort 5 :  3  – 1  +++  Europchess 5 – DZD Halle 2 :  1.5 – 2.5  +++ Round 11: Europchess moves to First Division! The year 2019 will be a very special year for the history of our club: For the...

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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 10

03/04/2019
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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 10

Westerlo 1 – Europchess 1  :  2 – 6  +++  Brasschaat 4 – Europchess 2  :  3 – 3  +++  The Belgian CC 3 – Europchess 3  :  2 – 2  +++  Halle 1  –  Europchess 4  :  1 – 3  +++  Europchess 5  :  BYE  +++ Round 10: Before the finishing line +++ In round 10, the first team kept its slight edge for promotion with a clean 6-2 win in Westerlo! However,...

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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 9

19/03/2019
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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 9

Europchess 1 – Geel 1  :  6 – 2  +++  Europchess 2 – Fontaine 3  :  1.5 – 4.5  +++  Europchess 3 – EDC 2  :  3 – 1  +++  Europchess 4 – Dworp 3 :  3.5 – 0.5  +++  Europchess 5 – Excelsior 2 :  3 – 1  +++ Round 9: Spring is in the air +++ In round 9, four out of five teams won – only the second team had to give...

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Europchess Championship 2019 – R.1-3

19/03/2019
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Europchess Championship 2019 – R.1-3

The 2019 edition of the Europchess Rapid Championship is well under way. Results from Rounds 1-3:

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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 8

25/02/2019
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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 8

CREB 1 – Europchess 1  :  3 – 5  +++  Mechelen 2 – Europchess 2  :  3 – 3  +++  CREB 2 – Europchess 3  :  1 – 3  +++  CREB 3  –  Europchess 4  :  2 – 2  +++  Geraardsbergen 3 – Europchess 5  :  3 – 1  +++ Round 8: What a wonderful chess world +++ In round 8, Europchess celebrated an unexpected come-back: Due to a misstep of TSM 1 the...

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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 7

13/02/2019
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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 7

Europchess 1 – TSM 1  :  3.5 – 4.5  +++  Europchess 2 – Brussels 1  :  3.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 3 – Brussels 3  :  4 – 0  +++  Europchess 4 – Mechelen 9 :  2.5 – 1.5  +++  Europchess 5 – Brussels 7 :  3.5 – 0.5  +++ Greetings from Paul Keres +++ In the seventh round the first team felt like Paul Keres, “the eternal second”. We played very well, but still...

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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 6

05/02/2019
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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 6

Europchess 1 – Rochade Eupen 2  :  5 – 3  +++  Europchess 2 – Caissa Europe 1  :  5.5 – 0.5  +++  Europchess 3 – Oudenaarde 1  :  3.5 – 0.5  +++  Brussels 6 – Europchess 4  :  1 – 3  +++  Europchess 5 – Kapelle op den Bos 3 :  3 – 1  +++ Round 6: Europchess scores 20 board points! The sixth round could have been hardly better: all five teams won,...

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Rossen Roussev wins the Blitz Cup 2018!

21/01/2019
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Rossen Roussev wins the Blitz Cup 2018!

After taking over the club champion title from Georgi Tomov, Rossen Roussev also completed the Europchess double, like Georgi in 2017, by winning the Annual Blitz Cup. Scoring consistently he finished 8 points clear of three-time blitz champion Carl Buhr in second and Georgi Tomov in third place. A special mention goes out to Martin Müller (4th place) who played the highest number of tournaments (25), and of course a big THANK YOU to...

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