Monthly Archives: May 2013

FEFB Intercercles – Round 3

30/05/2013
By admin

Europchess 1 strikes back while Europchess 2 suffers in a dramatic round The third round clarified options for the Europchess teams: while the first team got a superb 4-0, the second was defeated (1-3). Eduardo on the first board on Europchess 1 faced with white Marc Hanset (ELO 1854). After a non-clear game he pocketed the first point for Europchess 1. Frank on board 2 played with Black against Errol Delcourt (1742). His opponent...

Read more »

FEFB Championship 2013

23/05/2013
By admin

Report by Tom Wiley Each year over the Ascension Day long weekend, the Fédération Echiquienne Francophone de Belgique holds its Championnats Individuels.  Last year the championship was hosted in Brussels by the CREB.  This year the tournament was hosted by the Cercle d’Echecs Fontainois in Fontaine l’Evêque, a small town not far from Charleroi.  There are two tournaments; the Elite group is restricted to the 12 strongest players, and there is an Open group...

Read more »

FEFB Intercercles – Round 2

10/05/2013
By admin
FEFB Intercercles – Round 2

Europchess 1 keeps shape and Europchess 2 strikes back. On 5 May Europchess played in Liège the second round of the Francophone Intercercles championship of 2013. Europchess 1 met Hervé 1 and Philipville 1. Pere (Europchess 1 board 2)  with white faced David Malchair (ELO 1878) from Hervé 1 a good positional player with strong ending skills. Pere got a slight advantage with the bishop pair after exchanging queens but his opponent found a...

Read more »

FEFB Intercercles – Round 1

10/05/2013
By admin
FEFB Intercercles – Round 1

Mixed results for Europchess in Round 1 of the FEFB Interclubs Europchess teams had mixed results at the start of the 2013 Interclubs Championship of the Francophone Chess Federation of Belgium (FEFB) on Sunday, 21 April. The team playing in Division 2 took two points and the one in Division 3 did a bit better scoring 2,5 points from their first round games, all played in Fontaine-L’Eveque in a friendly and nice atmosphere that...

Read more »