Monthly Archives: February 2013

Interclubs 2012-2013 – Round 9

19/02/2013
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Progress for Europchess 1 and 2, setback for Europchess 3 The first two teams of Europchess both drew their matches in Round 9, as the first one came from behind in Lommel in Division 2A, and the second one let victory slip away in Lasne/Waterloo in Division 3C. Europchess 3 suffered a setback by losing to Dark Knights Leuven 1 and Europchess 4 had a bye. Europchess 1 Draws 4-4 in a Tough Match...

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Interclubs 2012-2013 – Round 8

05/02/2013
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Round 8 report: Tough matches with Namur, Mechelen and Ganshoren In Round 8 at home, Europchess 1 drew in a hard fought match with Namur 1, while the third team scored a convincing win against Namur 6. Europchess 2 and 4 lost against strongly lined up Mechelen and Ganshoren, respectively. Europchess 3 continues to lead Division 5 F. Europchess 1 gets a fighting draw against Namur 1 Europchess 1 tied their match at home...

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My continuing Chess Renaissance: Wijk aan Zee 2013

04/02/2013
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My continuing Chess Renaissance: Wijk aan Zee 2013

The e-mail that I received from my long-time chess friend Antti last October made me to think about my 30 past on-off years as a chess amateur. Antti is a part-time chess journalist living in Paris and we have somehow been able to maintain contact and managed to play blitz during the past decades. He gave me 5 minutes to answer whether I would like to join him for the last weekend for his...

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