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Interclubs 2015-2016 – Round 8

13/03/2016
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Interclubs 2015-2016 – Round 8

Europchess 1 – Herve 1 : 4 – 4 +++ Europchess 2 – Wetteren 1 : 2 – 4 +++ Europchess 3 – Opwijk 2 : 2.5 – 1.5 +++ Europchess 4 – Excelsior 2 : 1 – 3 +++ Europchess 3 the winner of the day +++ In round 8 at home, the first team got a lucky draw against Herve 1, while E 2 lost 2-4 to Wetteren 1. A reinforced Europchess...

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Interclubs 2015-2016 – Round 7

25/02/2016
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Interclubs 2015-2016 – Round 7

Eynatten 2 – Europchess 1  :  3.5 – 4.5  +++  Wavre 1 – Europchess 2  :  5.5 – 0.5  +++  Wavre 2 – Europchess 3  :  1 – 3  +++  Geraardsbergen 3 – Europchess 4  :  1.5 – 2.5* (*original result 2.5 – 1.5)  +++ Mixed results in Round 7 +++  In Round 7, Europchess 1 and 3 scored important wins against Eynatten 2 and Wavre 2, respectively. In return, Europchess 2 and 4...

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Interclubs 2015-2016 – Round 6

08/02/2016
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Interclubs 2015-2016 – Round 6

Europchess 1 – Boitsfort 1  :  4.5 – 3.5  +++  Europchess 2 – LSV-Chesspirant  :  2 – 4  +++ Europchess 3 – Boitsfort  :  3 – 1  +++ Europchess 4 – Boitsfort 4  :  3.5 – 0.5 +++ Round 6: Europchess succeeds in local derby with Boitsfort  +++ In the sixth round, Europchess hosted three teams from Boitsfort and LSV Chesspirant. While we could celebrate victories in the local derby, the second team had...

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Pleasant rapid results in Soignies

08/02/2016
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On 9 January 2016, the Echiquier de Haute-Senne organised the 10th edition of its traditional Fête des Rois rapid tournament (15 minutes, 9 rounds)in Soignies-Neufville. Three Europchess members took the occasion to have an early start into the chess year. Martin Müller scored an outstanding 8/9, losing only to the top-seed Julien Sclacmender, who, also with 8 points therefore won the tournament – already for the third time, after 2011 and 2013. Nonetheless, Martin...

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Tom Wiley is the club champion 2014-2015

07/02/2016
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Tom Wiley is the club champion 2014-2015

The 2014-2015 club championship, played again as a 9-round rapid tournament under the organisation of tournament director Jesper Abrahamsen, was again a great success, attracting 35 players. It ended with a convincing victory of Tom Wiley. Having lost the title in 2014 just in a play-off against Georgi Tomov, Tom won back the trophy with a fabulous score of 8/9, being the only player to stay unbeaten in the championship. One full point behind...

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Carl Buhr Blitz champion 2015!

04/02/2016
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Carl Buhr Blitz champion 2015!

Even though it is a bit late, it is time to sum up the internal Europchess tournaments of 2015. On 16 December 2015, the Ronny Bonne-Blitz championship ended with a clear victory of Carl Buhr. Over forty players have participated over the year in 23 sessions, playing five 3+2 minute games during a lunch-break according to the Swiss system. Our German FIDE Master, who also plays on the first board of the first team...

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Interclubs 2015-2016 – Round 5

03/12/2015
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Interclubs 2015-2016 – Round 5

CREB 1 – Europchess 1 : 3 – 5  +++  Drie Torens 1 – Europchess 2 : 4 – 2  +++  CREB 2 – Europchess 3 : 3 – 1  +++  CREB 4 – Europchess 4 : 2.5 – 1.5 +++ Round 5: Fire alarm in the Palais du Midi In the fifth round, the Cercle Royal des Echecs de Bruxelles (CREB) hosted three Europchess teams in the Palais du Midi. Around 4.30 the alarm bell rang. As...

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Interclubs 2015-2016 – Round 4

03/12/2015
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Interclubs 2015-2016 – Round 4

Europchess 1 – Eisden/MSK-Dilsen 1 : 2 – 6  +++  Europchess 2 – Dworp 1 : 2.5 – 3.5  +++  Europchess 3 – Woluwe 1 : 2.5 – 1.5  +++  Europchess 4 – Halle 1 : 2.5 – 1.5  +++ Round 4: Playing chess in extra-ordinary circumstances +++ Following the setting of alert 4 level in Brussels on Saturday 21 November, it became impossible to play chess in the usual Commission premises. With the...

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Interclubs 2015-2016 – Round 3

03/12/2015
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Interclubs 2015-2016 – Round 3

Zottegem 2 – Europchess 1 : 2.5 – 5.5  +++  Lasne-Waterloo 1 – Europchess 2 : 2 – 4  +++  Epicure 1 – Europchess 3 : 2.5 – 1.5  +++  Zottegem 7 – Europchess 4 : 2.5 – 1.5 +++ Round 3: Light and Shadow in early November  +++ Europchess 1 outplays Zottegem 2 Located in a somewhat remote place near the countryside, Zottegem 2 hosted the match against our 1st team. Their de-facto...

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Interclubs 2015-2016 – Round 2

26/10/2015
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Interclubs 2015-2016 – Round 2

Europchess 1 – Fontaine 2 : 5 – 3  +++  Europchess 2 – Temse 3 : 3.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 3 – 2 Fous du Diogène 1 : 1.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 4 – 2 Fous du Diogène 2 : 1.5 – 2.5 +++  Good weekend for the first two teams  +++ Europchess 1 lands a safe win over Fontaine 2 With Fontaine 2 the first team met a solid opponent in...

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