Author Archives: Johan

Serge Alard, with Guy Van Middelem, is 1st of 32 participants at 9th Leuven Open

Serge Alard (and Guy Van Middelem) is first of 32 participants at the 9th Leuven Open

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9th Leuven Open, Sun 12 Nov 2017, Heverlee

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5th Brussels Backgammon Day, Wed Nov 1, at Longchamp’s

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Belgium at the 2017 European Team Championship

Results and standings http://chess-results.com/tnr305966.aspx Websites https://eurobackgammon2017.weebly.com/ http://kotra.is/european-championhip-2017/ https://www.facebook.com/www.kotra.is/ Teams Belgium Czech Republic Denmark France Germany Gibraltar Greece ​Iceland Norway Sweden Turkey United Kingdom The Belgian team Michel Lamote Marc Van Damme Johan Huyck Johan Segers Walter Meuwis Results of Belgium … Continue reading

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The Alligators of the Cayman Islands

by Luc Palmans It’s not my habit to (ab)use this website for communicating personal messages, but the recent events in the Caribbean reminded me at a personal hurricane I experienced when I was active in that part of the world, … Continue reading

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BMS : Michel breaks 4,75 PR barrier and attains Master (Class 1) status.

For the first time since its inception in 2015, the BMS Grading Table  sees a player with 500 experience points (= the equivalent of, say, thirty 13-point matches and ten 11-point matches) dip below 4,75 PR. This feat was accomplished … Continue reading

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Online calendar of backgammon events in Belgium

Looking for some live backgammon in Belgium? Have a look at our calendar. See also the new item in the menu above. Want to add your event to the calendar? It’s simple: just send us an email. Please see the instructions … Continue reading

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Metin Ates is the 1st Belgian Champion 1-point Matches

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8th Backgammon BBQ and 1st Belgian Championship 1-Point Matches – Sunday, August 20, Korbeek-Lo

Information and registration: http://backgammon-leuven.be/2017/07/13/8th-backgammon-bbq-1st-belgian-championship-1-point-matches/

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4 Cubes : This is Belgium

On Friday, June 16, the Brussels team went to Leuven for the annual 4 Cubes encounter. The Bxl team consisted of a Francophone and a Neerlandophone Bruxellois, a Hungarian and a Dutchman (they left the Greek at home). The home … Continue reading

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