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Intercercles FEFB 2017 – Round 1

15/05/2017
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Europchess had a difficult start in this year’s championship, scoring only 1.5 points in 8 games. Division 1 Titleholders Europchess 1 got two good draws from Georgi Tomov and Luis Parreira against Ans-Loncin. However, Benjamín Alberola and Johannes Bertram were outplayed by their opponents from the hosting club Amay. Clearly, much stronger performances will be needed in order to repeat the great result of 2016. EUROPCHESS 1 tableau 1 Tomov, Georgi  2286 1/2-1/2 T.A.L...

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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Final standings

07/05/2017
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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Final standings

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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Round 11

07/05/2017
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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Round 11

Namur 1 – Europchess 1 :  2 – 6  +++  Gent 4 – Europchess 2  :  2.5 – 3.5  +++  Machelen 1 – Europchess 3  :  1.5 – 2.5  +++  Mechelen 9 – Europchess 4  :  1.5 – 2.5  +++ Round 11: Vive l’Europe, vive l’Europchess! In the final round, all four teams of Europchess won! Tout court. And the pro-European candidate in the French Presidential elections is ahead. Europe is back in business....

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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Round 10

07/05/2017
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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Round 10

Europchess 1 – Fontaine 2  :  3.5 – 4.5  +++  Europchess 2 – Opwijk 1  :  2.5 – 3.5  +++  Europchess 3 – Woluwe 1 :  0.5 – 3.5  +++  Europchess 4 – Opwijk 4 :  2.5 – 1.5  +++ Round 10: Deviations and other setbacks In round 10, the VM 2 road was completely blocked, forcing some invited players to go through the tunnel with huge deviation and delay. Luckily, everyone managed to come by...

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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Round 9

06/05/2017
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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Round 9

TS Mechelen 1 – Europchess 1  :  5 – 3  +++  Wetteren 2 – Europchess 2  :  2.5 – 3.5  +++  DT Leuven 1 – Europchess 3  :  2.5 – 1.5  +++  TS Mechelen 4 – Europchess 4  :  3 – 1  +++ Round 9: The second team keeps the flame alive In Round 9, the second team outplayed Wetteren 2. However, all the other three teams lost against Mechelen and Leuven, respectively. TSM...

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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Round 8

20/02/2017
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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Round 8

Europchess 1 – Geel 1  :  5.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 2 – Brussels 1  :  4 – 2  +++  Europchess 3 – Brussels 3  :  2 – 2  +++  Europchess 4 – Brussels 4  :  1 – 3  +++ Europchess played its first home match last Sunday in the “reorganised” premises at Van Maerlant. The space is not quite as welcoming as before, as a large chunk of the clubroom is now taken...

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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Round 7

15/02/2017
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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Round 7

Wirtzfeld 2 – Europchess 1  :  4.5 – 3.5  +++  Dworp 1 – Europchess 2  :  2.5 – 3.5  +++  CREB 2 – Europchess 3  :  1 – 3  +++  CREB 4 – Europchess 4  :  0.5 – 3.5  +++ Round 7: A good party for all, but for the first team In round 7, team E 2, E 3 and E 4 scored convincing wins, while E 1 suffered another narrow loss, this...

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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Round 6

06/02/2017
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Interclubs 2016-2017 – Round 6

Europchess 1 – Amay 2  :  5 – 3  +++  Europchess 2 – Pantin 1  :  3 – 3  +++  Europchess 3 – Pantin 2  :  1 – 3  +++  Europchess 4 – Pantin 3  :  1.5 – 2.5 +++ Round 6: Good prospects for 2017 +++  In the first round of the new year, the first team beat Amay 2 and the second team held a good draw against Pantin 1. E 3...

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Frank Hoffmeister and Tom Wiley dominate in Soignies

10/01/2017
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Frank Hoffmeister and Tom Wiley dominate in Soignies

On 7 January 2017, the club “L’Echiquier de la Haute Senne” organised its eleventh annual “Fête des Rois” rapid chess tournament in the Wallonian town of Soignies.  The result this year was a rather convincing win for the Europchess participants.  Frank Hoffmeister and Tom Wiley both scored an undefeated eight points out of nine to take the top two prizes ahead of the rest of the field.  The nearest competitors were Julien Sclacmender, Adelin Godry...

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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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