Monthly Archives: October 2013

Outstanding performance of GM Viktorija Cmilyte

17/10/2013
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Outstanding performance of GM Viktorija Cmilyte

European Woman Champion lectures and outplays Europchess with style On 8th October 2013, the European Woman Champion of 2011, GM Viktorija Cmilyte paid a visit to Brussels upon invitation of our club. The Lithuanian star was born in 1983 and became world champion of girls under 12 at that tender age. She progressed steadily and became a strong youthful appearance also in male competitions. In 2005, she won the national championship of her country,...

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The strongest office tournament in the world?

14/10/2013
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The strongest office tournament in the world?

On 9 October 2013 at 1pm, the 19th Europchess blitz tournament (5 rounds, 3 minutes plus 2 seconds per move per player) of the season was played on our premises in Van Maerlant building. An ordinary lunchtime tournament, as nearly every week ? Not quite so. The winner, who made the perfect score of 5/5, was not a regular Europchess member but an “invité de marque” : Danish Grandmaster Peter Heine Nielsen, who was...

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Interclubs 2013-2014 – Round 3

14/10/2013
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Round 3: Europchess back in the game! In round 3 of 13 October, both Europchess 1 and 2 scored their first full match points against Fontaine 2 and Humbeek 1, respectively. Europchess 3 narrowly lost to Lessines 1, while Europchess 4 drew against Humbeek 3. Europchess 1 takes a deserved win from Fontaine 2 In Division 2 B, the first team hosted a somewhat weakened Fontaine 2 with an average of under 2100 ELO....

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Interclubs 2013-2014 – Round 2

02/10/2013
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Interclubs 2013-2014 – Round 2

Round 2: Peace in Boitsfort, Surrender in Leuven In the second round, Europchess 2 scored an important match point with a draw in Boitsfort 2, whereas Europchess 1 and 3 saw no land against Leuven 1 and 2. In return, Europchess 4 beat Leuven 5. Europchess 1 in dire straits against Leuven 1 With a respective average of 2136 ELO (Europchess 1) and 2156 ELO (Leuven 1) the match looked on equal on paper,...

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