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Interclubs 2015-2016 – Round 1

11/10/2015
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Interclubs 2015-2016 – Round 1

Wirtzfeld 2 – Europchess 1 :  4.5 – 3.5  +++  Sint-Amandsberg 1 – Europchess 2 :  2.5 – 3.5  +++  Pantin 1 – Europchess 3 :  3.5 – 0.5  +++  Pantin 2 – Europchess 4 :  0.5 – 3.5  +++ Narrow defeat for Europchess 1 against Wirtzfeld 2 The first match-day of Interclubs 2015-2016 saw Europchess 1 making the longest journey of the season, travelling 160 km to Wirtzfeld.  The two teams were evenly...

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Fire on the board! GM Alexei Shirov triumphs over Europchess

22/06/2015
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Fire on the board! GM Alexei Shirov triumphs over Europchess

Latvian super GM Alexei Shirov triumphs over Europchess in sparkling exhibition During the Latvian Presidency of the Council in the 1st half of 2015 Europchess was pleased to invite the country’s top player Alexei Shirov. Born in 1972 he became a grandmaster at the age of 17, which made him the 5th youngest GM of the world at the time. He sky-rocketed in his early 20ies and became the challenger of world champion Kasparov...

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Paula Gitu world champion of women amateurs

02/06/2015
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Paula Gitu world champion of women amateurs

Our member, the very promising 15-year old Paula Gitu from Moldova, has won the amateur championship for women (FIDE Rating up to 2000 ELO) in Halkidi (Greece) in April 2015! Scoring an incredible 8/9 she dominated the field and performed at master level. Paul kindly sent us one of her best games with annotations v. Virginia Reis, a nice attacking game against the Sicilian Defence. Europchess congratulates her to this outstanding success and wishes...

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Intercercles FÉFB 2015 – Round 1

28/04/2015
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The first round of the Intercercles championship of the Fédération Échiquéenne Francophone de Belgique was played in Marche-en-Famenne on 26 April 2015. As in the last years, Europchess participates with two teams, one in second division and one in third. In Round 1, both teams got into the competition with average results. Europchess 1 collected 2.5 points against the teams of CREC Charleroi 3 and Fleurus 2. While Frank Hoffmeister and Jozsef Molnar used...

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Interclubs 2014-2015 – Round 11

02/04/2015
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Europchess 1 – Eisden/MSK-Dilsen 1 : 5.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 2 – CREC 2 : 3.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 3 – 2 Fous du Diogène 1 : 3 – 1  +++  Europchess 4 – Geerardsbergen 3 : 3.5 – 0.5 +++ Four match wins to conclude a successful season +++ Europchess 1 runner-up of the second Division! +++ All four teams took the full match points in the final round of the...

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Interclubs 2014-2015 – Round 10

24/03/2015
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Interclubs 2014-2015 – Round 10

Anderlecht 1 – Europchess 1  :  6.5 – 1.5  +++  Anderlecht 2 – Europchess 2  :  1.5 – 4.5  +++  Machelen 1 – Europchess 3  :  2 – 2  +++  Soignies 2 – Europchess 4  :  1.5 – 2.5 +++ Round 10: End of dreams +++ Anderlecht beats Europchess 1 convincingly +++ In the decisive match for the title in the second division, Europchess 1 suffered a bitter defeat in Anderlecht although the ELO...

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Interclubs 2014-2015 – Round 9

11/03/2015
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Europchess 1 – Amay 2  :  7 – 1  +++  Europchess 2 – Boitsfort 1  :  0.5 – 5.5  +++  Europchess 3 – DT Leuven  :  3 – 1  +++  Europchess 4 – Boitsfort 3  :  1.5 – 2.5  +++ Round 9: The dance continues +++ Europchess 1 outplays Amay 2 +++ The first team was set against Amay 2, whose first team is currently leading the first division. As their strongest players were...

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Interclubs 2014-2015 – Round 8

19/02/2015
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Europchess 1 – Fontaine 2  :  5.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 2 – Caissa Europe 2  :  5 – 1  +++  Europchess 3 – Brussels CC 2  :  1.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 4 – Fontaine 4  :  0 – 4  +++ Round 8: Important wins at home  +++ Europchess 1 defeats strong Fontaine 2  +++ With Fontaine 2, Europchess faced the only team that has beaten our closest rival Anderlecht so far. With...

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Interclubs 2014-2015 – Round 7

06/02/2015
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CREB 1 – Europchess 1  :  1 – 7  +++  Westerlo 1 – Europchess 2  :  3.5 – 2.5  +++  CREB 3 – Europchess 3  :  2 – 2  +++  Wavre 3 – Europchess 4  :  3.5 – 0.5 +++ Sun and Rain on a winter Sunday  +++ Europchess 1 outclasses CREB 1 The first team went to CREB 1. Although we were favourites, as the royal club did not bring their three Ukrainian...

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Interclubs 2014-2015 – Round 6

20/01/2015
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Europchess 1 – Eynatten 2  :  5.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 2 – Humbeek 1  :  4.5 – 1.5  +++  Europchess 3 – Woluwe 1  :  2 – 2  +++  Europchess 4 – Anderlues 1  :  2.5 – 1.5  +++ Promising start into 2015 Europchess 1 beats Eynatten 2 with safe hand The first team met Eynatten 2, a team whose composition changes every round. This time, our opponents did not come with their...

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