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Interclubs 2017-2018 – Round 9

27/03/2018
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Interclubs 2017-2018 – Round 9

Wavre 1 – Europchess 1 : 1.5 – 6.5 +++ Brasschaat 2 – Europchess 2 : 3 – 3 +++ Midden-Limburg 3 – Europchess 3 : 3 – 1 +++ DZD Halle 1 – Europchess 4 : 2 – 2 +++ Round 9: Spring feelings for the upper teams +++ With a clear win in Wavre, Europchess 1 defended the lead in Division 2 B. The second team scored an important match point against...

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Europchess Championship – Rd. 2 results

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

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Interclubs 2017-2018 – Round 8

18/03/2018
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Interclubs 2017-2018 – Round 8

Europchess 1 – Zottegem 2  :  5 – 3  +++  Europchess 2 – Opwijk 1  :  0.5 – 5.5  +++  Europchess 3 – Zottegem 6  :  2.5 – 1.5  +++  Europchess 4 – Nivelles 1 :  3 – 1  +++ Round 8: Crunch time +++ With a neat 5-3 victory over Zottegem 2, the first team defended its lead in Division 2 B. The 3rd team probably saved itself from relegation by beating Zottegem 6...

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Women World Champion Mariya Muzychuk visits Europchess

17/03/2018
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Women World Champion Mariya Muzychuk visits Europchess

Women World Champion Mariya Muzychuk visits Europchess An evening to remember At the margins of a conference and a simul organised by a Spanish Member of the European Parliament on 7 March (where our youngster Mark Ouaki stayed in the game until the ending), GM Mariya Muzychuk paid a visit to Europchess in the evening. After being welcomed by Club President Frank Hoffmeister, she spoke about her chess career and women chess politics. She...

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Interclubs 2017-2018 – Round 7

26/02/2018
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Interclubs 2017-2018 – Round 7

CREB 1 – Europchess 1  :  1.5 – 6.5  +++  CREB 2 – Europchess 2  :  4 – 2  +++  Leuven 2 – Europchess 3  :  1.5 – 2.5  +++  CREB 3 – Europchess 4  :  2.5 – 1.5  +++ Round 6: Of triumphs and tragedies +++ In the seventh round, a huge victory over CREB 1 allowed the 1st team to take the lead of Division 2! Also E 3 made two important...

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Interclubs 2017-2018 – Standings after R. 6

05/02/2018
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Interclubs 2017-2018 – Standings after R. 6

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Interclubs 2017-2018 – Round 6

05/02/2018
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Gkionis-Van Haelst, White to play

Europchess 1 – Geel 1  :  5.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 2 – KGSRL 4  :  3 – 3  +++  Europchess 3 – Woluwe 1  :  0.5 – 3.5  +++  Europchess 4 – Woluwe 2 :  3 – 1  +++ Round 6: Back in business +++ In the sixth round, the 1st and 4th team took continued to score, while E 2 gained an important match point from Ghent 4. E 3 were defeated by...

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Intercercles FEFB 2018 – Round 1

25/01/2018
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Intercercles FEFB 2018 – Round 1

FEFB Round 1: Europchess welcomes 200 Wallonian chess players On 21 January 2018, Europchess hosted the first round of the Wallonian club championships (FEFB – intercercles). On behalf of the club, President Frank Hoffmeister welcomed the players in the inter-institutional centre at Overijse. He remarked that our club participated in the championships for several years now and was willing to contribute to the well-functioning of the event by also hosting it for the first...

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Top ten finish for Luis and Thanos in Anderlues

11/01/2018
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Top ten finish for Luis and Thanos in Anderlues

On the first weekend of the year, the CELB Anderlues organised a tournament with an interesting format, the Triathlon de la Bourlette, combining blitz (5 minutes, 15 rounds), rapid (15 minutes, 7 rounds), and classical chess (90 minutes + 30 seconds increment, 3 rounds). Luis Miguel Parreira and Athanasios-Nektarios Gkionis took the occasion to warm up for the chess year 2018. Both finished in the Top Ten of the overall ranking, in which the...

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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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