Interclubs

Interclubs 2014-2015 – Round 3

11/11/2014
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Herve 1 – Europchess 1:  2.5 – 5.5  +++  Geel 1 – Europchess 2:  5.5 – 0.5  +++  Dworp 1 – Europchess 3:  3.5 – 0.5  +++  Namur 5 – Europchess 4: 3.5 – 0.5  +++ Europchess 1 prevails against strongly lined up Herve The home team, Herve 1, evidently tried to score their first match points by lining up the strongest team so far. And indeed, on board 1, the newly activated Michael...

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Interclubs 2014-2015 – Round 2

23/10/2014
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Europchess 1 – Leuven 1 : 6.5 – 1.5  +++  Europchess 2 – Leuven 2 : 4 – 2  +++  Europchess 3 – Leuven 3 : 2.5 – 1.5  +++  Europchess 4 – Tournai 2 : 3.5 – 0.5 Golden October for Europchess – In round 2 of 19 October 2014, all four teams won at home, constituting probably the best performance of our club history so far! Europchess 1 wins with large margin over...

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Analysis (1)

01/10/2014
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Analysis (1)

Johansson – Bakels, ICN 2014-2015, Round 1 White is a pawn down and has a very vulnerable bishop, that does not have many squares to go to. The white knight is well placed, but cannot develop much further activity from there. In return the advanced a-pawn provides some counterplay. Black’s last move was Bb3-a4 with the idea to transfer the bishop to c6, securing a firm grip on the promotion square. As there was...

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Interclubs pairings 2014-2015

09/09/2014
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Europchess 1 – Division 2A 1 28/09/2014 5.5 – 2.5 708 NLS 1 2 19/10/2014 Home 230 Leuven 1 3 02/11/2014 Away 622 Herve 1 4 16/11/2014 Home 607 KSK Rochade 2 5 30/11/2014 Away 166 TSM 1 6 11/01/2015 Home 604 KSK47-Eynatten 2 7 25/01/2015 Away 201 CREB 1 8 08/02/2015 Home 514 Fontaine 2 9 01/03/2015 Home 618 Amay 2 10 15/03/2015 Away 209 Anderlecht 1 11 29/03/2015 Home 703 Eisden/MSK-Dilsen 1...

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Intercercles FEFB 2014 – Rds. 3 & 4

16/06/2014
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Europchess 1 misses promotion to Division 1 +++ Europchess 2 finishes last in Division 2 +++ The Francophone Chess Federation’s 2014 Interclubs championship ended with a double disappointment for Europchess’ teams. Already in Round 3, the objectives – promotion for the first team and salvation for the second – got practically out of reach. Still on a promising 2nd rank, Europchess 1 suffered a set-back. While the tandem Tomov-Hoffmeister disposed easily of their much...

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Intercercles FEFB 2014 – Rds. 1 & 2

13/05/2014
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It’s half time in the 2014 FEFB team championship, which is as usually organised on four weekends, each time hosted in a different Wallonian city. This year, Europchess is represented with two teams, both in second division. On each matchday, two players of a team face opponents from one club, while the other two play against a different club. After two matches, Europchess 1 is fully in the race for promotion to 1st division,...

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Interclubs 2013-2014 – Europchess 3 wins play-off match

30/03/2014
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Europchess 3 holds division in epic game against Boitsfort 3. In view of preparing the play-off match to avoid relegation from division 4D, Europchess looked for the strongest possible team to compose from the team roster. However, according to the rules, only those players who had participated in at least three matches with Europchess 3 in this championship were eligible. This meant that only 5 players came into consideration. Fortunately, four were available: 1....

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Interclubs 2013-2014 – Round 11

30/03/2014
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Interclubs 2013-2014 – Round 11

Eupen 2 – Europchess 1 : 1.5-6.5 +++ Brasschaat 2 – Europchess 2 : 5.5-0.5 +++ Woluwé 1 – Europchess 3 : 2.5-1.5 +++ DT Leuven 2 – Europchess 4 : 2-2 +++ In the final round, the first team outclassed Eupen 2 with a stunning 6.5-1.5 victory, earning a deserved 3rd rank in the division. The second team went astray with 0.5-5.5 in Brasschaat, but was safe in Division 3 C, landing on...

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Interclubs 2013-2014 – Round 10

26/02/2014
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Geel 1 – Europchess 1 :  3-5 +++ Oude God Mortsel 1 – Europchess 2 :  4.5-1.5 +++ Anderlecht 3 – Europchess 3 :  4-0 +++ Willebroek 1 – Europchess 4 : 2.5-1.5. Europchess 1 keeps chances for last round – Playing in Geel, the first team had to win to keep its chances for the last round. And indeed, we lived up to the challenge. It all started with a wild game from...

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Interclubs 2013-2014 – Round 9

11/02/2014
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Europchess 1 – CREB 1: 5-3 +++ Europchess 2 – Midden-Limburg 1: 3.5-2.5 +++ Europchess 3 – CREB 2: 1-3 +++ Europchess 4 – 2 Fous Diogène 4: 3-1. In round 9, only the third team lost against a strong CREB 2. In return, all other three teams took the deserved match points. Europchess 1 beats strong CREB 1 In Division 2 B, the leader CREB 1 came to us with their strongest line-up...

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