Posts Tagged ‘ second division ’

Interclubs 2014-2015 – Round 11

02/04/2015
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Europchess 1 – Eisden/MSK-Dilsen 1 : 5.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 2 – CREC 2 : 3.5 – 2.5  +++  Europchess 3 – 2 Fous du Diogène 1 : 3 – 1  +++  Europchess 4 – Geerardsbergen 3 : 3.5 – 0.5 +++ Four match wins to conclude a successful season +++ Europchess 1 runner-up of the second Division! +++ All four teams took the full match points in the final round of the...

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Interclubs 2013-2014 – Round 6

19/12/2013
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Through a convincing victory in Hoboken, Europchess 2 defends rank 2 in Division 3 C! Also Europchess 3 scored two important points in Boitsfort, getting further away from the bottom. Europchess 1 drew in Eynatten while Europchess 4 lost with a narrow margin in Mechelen High level chess in Eynatten: Europchess 1 keeps favourites at arms’ length In a tense match the first team showed teeth against the Eynatten 2. The home team impressed...

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Interclubs 2013-2014 – Round 5

04/12/2013
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The Europchess 1 line-up was strong enough to out-rate our opponents, Amay 2, by an average of more than 140 points per board, but the match result could have been a lot closer than the eventual 5½-2½ victory achieved by Europchess. Europchess got off to the best possible start with wins after about three hours play for Georgi Tomov and Tim Binham.  Georgi played White against Jimmy Lafosse (2167).  Immediately after the opening, Lafosse...

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Interclubs 2013-2014 – Round 4

19/11/2013
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Round 4 – All four teams on good track In round 4 abroad, the four teams scored together seven match points. Only Europchess 1 conceded a draw. Playing against Boitsfort, Europchess 1 was nominally stronger on all boards except board 1. However, the home team played very well that day, leading to a very tight match. On board 8, Ismo Ulvila had White against G. Fox (1712). Black took a gambit pawn in the...

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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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Interclubs 2013-2014 – Round 1

27/09/2013
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Round 1: Mitigated results in the start of the new season In the first round of the new season on 22 September 2013, our first team drew with Namur 1, while the second team had to give in with 1,5-4,5 to Westerlo 1. Europchess 1 holds a draw to strong Namur Europchess 1 fought a tough battle against Namur 1 who came with a line-up of an average of roughly 2200 ELO. On board...

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Interclubs 2012-2013 – Round 11

19/03/2013
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Interclubs 2012-2013 – Round 11

Round 11 report: Europchess 3 clinches first place! Europchess 3 secured first place in Division 5F with a 3-1 win over Wavre 4 in the final round of the Belgian Interclubs championship, and thus it achieved its goal of moving up to the fourth division. The fourth team ended a good season with a 4-0 victory over Fontaine 7. On the other hand, Europchess 2 lost against overwhelming favourites Fontaine 2, and the first...

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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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