Monthly Archives: January 2017

Frank Hoffmeister and Tom Wiley dominate in Soignies

10/01/2017
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Frank Hoffmeister and Tom Wiley dominate in Soignies

On 7 January 2017, the club “L’Echiquier de la Haute Senne” organised its eleventh annual “Fête des Rois” rapid chess tournament in the Wallonian town of Soignies.  The result this year was a rather convincing win for the Europchess participants.  Frank Hoffmeister and Tom Wiley both scored an undefeated eight points out of nine to take the top two prizes ahead of the rest of the field.  The nearest competitors were Julien Sclacmender, Adelin Godry...

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Frank Hoffmeister blitz champion 2016!

10/01/2017
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Frank Hoffmeister blitz champion 2016!

As in previous years, the blitz tournament covered the entire year 2016. Out of 20 events, tournament director Jesper Abrahamsen counted the 15 best results of the participants to determine the winner. The temporary departure of last years’ winner FM Carl Buhr let some space for other players. And indeed, the race was tense until the end. For a long time, Martin Müller led the field with a strong performance on almost every Wednesday....

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