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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 4

21/11/2018
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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 4

Europchess 1 – Wirtzfeld 2  :  5.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 2 – Zottegem 3  :  2.5 – 3.5  +++  Europchess 3 – Zottegem 4  :  3 – 1  +++  Europchess 4 – Braine l’Alleud 3  :  3 – 1  +++  Europchess 5 – Zottegem 7  :  3 – 1  +++ Round 4: First Team Takes the Lead +++ In the fourth round at home, our teams scored four wins and suffered one defeat....

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Rossen Roussev is the club champion 2018!

09/11/2018
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Rossen Roussev is the club champion 2018!

The Europchess Championship 2018 has finished with a victory of FM Rossen Roussev, who takes over the title from his compatriot FM Georgi Tomov. Rossen was the only player to score strong 7.5/9 points, leaving IM Tim Binham and FM Georgi Tomov on the podium with 7/9. In total, the tournament attracted 44 participants and was also the first Europchess championship for a number of new members to whom we prolong a warm welcome....

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Europchess Championship – Rd. 9 results

07/11/2018
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Europchess Championship – Rd. 9 results

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Europchess Championship – Rd. 8 results

07/11/2018
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Europchess Championship – Rd. 8 results

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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 3

07/11/2018
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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 3

Charleroi 1 – Europchess 1  :  4 – 4  +++  Pantin 1 – Europchess 2  :  5.5 – 0.5  +++  Pantin 3 – Europchess 3  :  2 – 2  +++  2 Fous du Diogène 2 – Europchess 4  :  2 – 2  +++  Pantin 7 – Europchess 5  :  3 – 1  +++ Round 3: Missed Chances +++ As the Sunday fell on the beginning of a holiday week our times teams missed many...

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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 2

09/10/2018
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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 2

Europchess 1 – Leuven 1  :  5 – 3  +++  Europchess 2 – Woluwe 1  :  5 – 1  +++  Europchess 3 – Geraardsbergen 1  :  3 – 1  +++  Europchess 4 – Pantin 6  :  1.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 5 – Leuven 5  :  2.5 – 1.5  +++ Round 2: Full House In our first home match, all teams except the fourth one provided for a full house with good wins. Europchess...

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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 1

05/10/2018
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Interclubs 2018-2019 – Round 1

Wavre 1 – Europchess 1  :  4 – 4  +++  Tournai 1 – Europchess 2  :  2 – 4  +++  Boitsfort 4 – Europchess 3  :  3 – 1  +++  Woluwe 2 – Europchess 4  :  2 – 2  +++  Wavre 5 – Europchess 5  :  2 – 2  +++ Round 1: Fifty-Fifty The start into the new season was not bad, but could have been better. E 2 won, E 3 lost, while...

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GM Markus Ragger gives thrilling exhibition at Europchess

25/09/2018
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Simultaneous GM Ragger vs. 22

Meeting the Austrian Presidency: Grandmaster Markus Ragger gives thrilling exhibition at Europchess In the second half of 2018, Austria assumed the Presidency of the European Union’s Council of Ministers. In line with established custom, Europchess invited the best player of the Presidency country to give an exhibition in Brussels in cooperation with the Austrian Permanent Representation. We were very glad that GM Markus Ragger flew in from Graz. The head of the legal department,...

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Brussels Elzenhof Express: Luis & Luis in the top five

25/09/2018
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Brussels Elzenhof Express: Luis & Luis in the top five

In August and September 2018, Brussels Chess Club organised a nice Rapid Tournament on six Mondays which three rounds each week. Luis Parreira (10.5/18, perf 1849) and Luis Busquets (10/15, perf 1917) performed well and finished in 4th and 5th place respectively. Further Europchess participants were Johannes Bertram, Marcello Ranucci, Jesper Abrahamsen and Roberto Teichner who had medium results, but also didn’t participate in all rounds. The tournament was comfortably won by Clément Rihouay...

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Belgian Blitz Championship 2018

25/09/2018
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Belgian Blitz Championship 2018

Mark Ouaki wins <1900 category +++ Luis Parreira and Johannes Bertram with low performances +++ SK Dworp organised on Saturday, 22 September 2018, its 5th Memorial Debast, which counted as in the previous year as Belgian Blitz Championship. IM Stéphane Hautot defended his title with 11/13. Among the three Europchess participants, Mark Ouaki played best: with 8 points, he finished 26th and won the <1900 category. Not so well in that category did Johannes...

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