Georgi Tomov Rapid Champion 2019!

05/08/2019
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Georgi Tomov Rapid Champion 2019!

In July, the Europchess rapid championship tournament 2019 was concluded. The two Elo favourites, our two Bulgarian FIDE Masters Rossen Roussev and Georgi Tomov dominated the field and scored 8 point out of 9 rounds. Thus, like in professional tournaments a blitz tie-break was played over four games. Here Georgi decided the match for himself with 2.5-1.5 and conquered the title back from Rossen. Congratulations to Georgi. The third place went to Christophe Keller...

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Brussels Chess Club – Spring tournament

15/07/2019
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Brussels Chess Club – Spring tournament

The recent tournament organised on Mondays by the Brussels Chess Club ended with medium results for Europchess’s players: The concluding blitz tournament went better, especially for Tom Jayes, reaching 2nd place:

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Intercercles FEFB 2019 – Round 4

15/07/2019
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Intercercles FEFB 2019 – Round 4

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Limburg-Open 2019 in Maastricht

15/07/2019
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On Pentecost, six Europchess players travelled to Maastricht to play in the strong Limburg-Open, four of them in the A-tournament for players rated >2050, and two in the B-section for players rated <2100. A-Open The best Europchess participant was FM Georgi Tomov with 4.5/7 points, and a performance around his rating. Frank Hoffmeister scored 50% and more or less confirmed as well his rating. Paula Gitu scored 3 points, among which a victory against...

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GM Mihail Marin honours Brussels

06/06/2019
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Opening phase: lots of Bg2 fianchettoes

Bestselling grandmaster gives an advanced chess class and successful exhibition Upon invitation from Europchess, Grandmaster Mihail Marin from Bucarest visited Brussels to hold a chess event in the official cultural programme of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union on Friday 17 May 2019. As a side event, our club members Benjamin Alberola Mulet and Cristian Ardeleanu also showed the European Parliament and the Council to Marin and his wife and...

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FEFB Individual Championship 2019

03/06/2019
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FEFB Individual Championship 2019

Two Europchess players defended our colours at the 2019 FEFB Individual Championship, held from 29 May to 2 June in Leuze. As there were slightly less participants than in previous years, both Martin Müller and Luis Miguel Parreira found themselves in the 12-player “Elite” group, playing directly for the title. Martin had an excellent start, drawing with top-seed Thibault Real (Boitsfort, 2279), who went on to win the tournament, and beating The Belgian’s Nimrod...

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