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Ghent Open XIV – Results

Saturday, May 4, 2019 Koninklijke Academie Union Sandeman, Ghent Format: Swiss, 7 rounds, 7-point matches, with clock (Bronstein, 14 minutes + 12 seconds increment) Tournament director: Bert Van Kerckhove RESULTS 1 Paulus van Rooijen 6/7 2 Paul van Dijke 5/7 … Continue reading

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Backgammon tournament in Uccle on Friday, May 3

Dear backgammon friends, Under the auspices of BGFed.be, Cyrus Parastar organizes a backgammon evening on Friday the 3th of May at 19.45 hours. Take care, the location is : Tennis Club ‘le Roseau’, rue du Roseau 60 – 1180 Brussels … Continue reading

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Lentekampioenschap Brisaert vs De Weert

Wat voorafging: nadat ik in de herst Kristoffer in zijn geboortedorp Kester in een millimeterspurt geklopt had met 5 – 4, waarna zijn vader prompt verhuisde naar een ander dorp, en ik daarna op een donkere winteravond aan de poorten … Continue reading

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4 Cubes 2019 – Rounds 2 and 3

De datum voor de volgende 2 ronden van de 4 Cubes lag al een tijdje vast (19 mei). Hier zijn de andere details. Zondag, 19 mei 2019 in Tennis Club Orée, Verbrandendreef 9, 1150 Sint-Pieters-Woluwe. 09u30: deuren open; ontvangst met … Continue reading

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Annotated, commented video of Michel Lamote’s final of the Merit Montenegro 2019 on YouTube

Alas, it wasn’t meant to be for Michel Lamote, at least this time. The final between him and Bakar Matikashvili (Georgia) of the 4th Merit Open International Backgammon Championship played on Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Hotel Splendid, Budva, Montenegro, … Continue reading

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Michel Lamote in the final of the 4th Merit Open in Montenegro

Today at 14:00, Michel Lamote will play the final of the Main Tournament of the 4th Merit Open in Budva, Montenegro, against Bakar Matikashvili (Georgia). If Michel wins the 17 point match, he will have to win a second one, … Continue reading

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4 Cubes 2019: Round 1 complete

Round 1 in the 4 Cubes 2019, Belgium’s backgammon interclub competition, is now complete. Detailed results can be found in the Tournament Book. In summary: Brussels 2 – Brussels 1 : 6-3 Brugge – Gent : 2-7 Leuven 1 – … Continue reading

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First national trophy for Dan Pascu

The 3rd Belgium Championship 3-point matches, played on Saturday the 9th of February in the Arena in Wavre, crowned Dan Pascu, from Turnhout, beating – rather easily 2-0 – Kristoffer De Weert in a one-sided final. Ten participants played a … Continue reading

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3rd Belgian Championship 3-Point Matches

Dear backgammon friends, BGFed.be kindly invites you to the 3rd Belgium Championship 3-point matches, at least 14 rounds, on Saturday the 9th of February 2019, in the Arena, avenue Pasteur 2A – 1300 Wavre, very easy parking. See all info … Continue reading

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Correction rating formula

A few days ago, it was pointed out to me that the Elo-based formula used to calculate the rating list was implemented incorrectly. This mistake has now been corrected. The result is major shift in the ratings. I sincere apologize … Continue reading

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