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4 Cubes 2017 – Round 1

The results of Round 1 of the 4 Cubes 2017, played on Friday, February 17: Brugge vs Brussels : 9-3 Leuven 1 vs Leuven Cubers 2 : 4-8 Gent : bye For detailed results, please check the rating list or … Continue reading

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1st Belgium Backgammon Championship 3-point matches

Dear backgammon friends & BGFed.be members, Save the date – on Sunday the 26th of February at 10.00 hours : 1st Belgium Backgammon Championship 3-point matches Format depending on the number of participants : presumably Swiss tournament with everybody playing … Continue reading

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Leuven Monthly replaces 4th Friday

In December 2016, the Backgammon Club Leuven launched a survey to know more about its players’ preferences. Thirty-eight people responded. Following up, the club decided to change the format of its 4th Friday tournament series: the Leuven Monthly was born. … Continue reading

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Belgian 3-point Match Championship 2017 on Sunday, February 26, at Longchamp’s

On Sunday, February 26, BGFed.be will organize the first Belgian 3-point Match Championship. Venue: Longchamp Tennis Club, chaussée de Waterloo 836, 1180 Brussels. Starting time: 10:00. Format: to be decided. Most probably Swiss. Tournament director: Guy Van Middelem (T 0032 … Continue reading

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Video BIC 2016 final – with live commentary and analysis

This is the second and last 13-point match of the BIC 2016 final between Sassan Kashanian and Walter Meuwis. The match was played on December 16, 2016, at Longchamp’s, Uccle (Brussels). Live commentary: Michel Lamote and Geert Van der Stricht … Continue reading

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The 2017 backgammon season has started – BIC and 4 Cubes

Main page: BIC 2017. See also the link ‘BIC results 2017’ in the menu for pairings, results, and standings. Main page: 4 Cubes 2017. See also the link ‘4 Cubes 2017 results’ for the tournament book, containing the calendar and the rules. … Continue reading

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Match strategy and volatility

The fresh BIC 2016 champion Walter Meuwis has taken the exceptional step of sharing his knowledge and experience with the larger backgammon community. His insights in how a larger awareness of the volatility of a position and the application of a … Continue reading

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Final BIC 2016, Fri, Dec 16, 7 PM, at Longchamp’s

Dear backgammon friends, On Friday the 16th of December at 19.00 hours, you’re kindly invited to watch the 2016 Belgium Individual Championship final ! In ‘Les Brasseries du Longchamp’, 836, chaussée de Waterloo, 1180 Brussels. Best-of-3 13-pointers between Sassan Kachanian … Continue reading

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General Assembly on Friday, December 2, 2016, 18:00, at Longchamp’s

Dear backgammon friend, member of a BGFed.be backgammon club, You’re kindly invited to the General Assembly of BGFed.be – Belgian Backgammon Federation – on Friday the 2nd of December 2016 at 18:00 in the ‘Les Brasseries du Longchamp’, Waterloosesteenweg 836 … Continue reading

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New Venue for Brugge Backgammon Club

Brugge Backgammon Club heeft een nieuw lokaal vanaf 1 december 2016: Cultuurcafé de Biekorf Naaldenstraat 4 8000 Brugge Onze speelavond blijft donderdagavond vanaf 19.30 uur. Allen welkom ! Groetjes, Line

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