Author Archives: Michel Lamote

Great stuff by Geert and Johan in 56th Master Series.

One of the best ways to learn and improve your game is to record your matches, transcribe them into XG and study your mistakes carefully. This is what the best players in Belgium have been doing for some years and … Continue reading

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Sonja Custers becomes Beginners World Champion in Monte Carlo.

Four consecutive victories (9-point matches + 11-point final) gave Sonja Custers (Leuven BC) the title of World Champion (!) in the Beginners Division. The final against a female player from Russia was a particularly tense affair. Sonja was able to … Continue reading

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EUBTC Gibraltar : Belgium fails to qualify for Final Four.

In a tie-break with Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and the UK, Belgium could not win sufficient 1-point matches to reach the Final Four. Currently, Sweden and Denmark are playing 1-point matches to see who will join Austria, Germany and Italy in … Continue reading

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EUBTC Gibraltar : Belgium loses to UK 2-3 and becomes joined 4rth.

With 19 victories, Belgium will have to play a 5-team play-off to decide who qualifies for the Final Four. Results : Marc Van Damme v Gaz Owen 1-0 Michel Lamote v Raj Jansaari 1-0 Geert Van der Stricht v Sebastian … Continue reading

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EUBTC Gibraltar : 4-1 victory against Turkey keeps Red Devils in title race.

Results : Marc Van Damme v Kader Turk 1-0 Michel Lamote v Gural Bulut 0-1 Geert Van der Stricht v Arda Findikoglu 1-0 Johan Huyck v Gökhan Günes 1-0 Guy Van Middelem v Fatih Simer 1-0

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EUBTC Gibraltar : Belgium lose against Germany 2-3…

The results : Marc Van Damme v Dirk Schiemann 0-1 Michel Lamote v Tobias Hellwag 1-0 Geert Van der Stricht v Jürgen Orlowski 0-1 Johan Huyck v Volker Sonnabend 0-1 Guy Van Middelem v Andreas Hoffman 1-0

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EUBTC Gibraltar : Red Beavers beat Denmark 3-2 in Round 4.

After Day 1 (four rounds played) Belgium have won their third victory of the day. With three rounds to play, a spot in the Final Four is within reach. Walter Meuwis was the Player of the Day with 4 out … Continue reading

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EUBTC Gibraltar : Red Beavers beat Norway 3-2 in Round 3.

The Belgium Backgammon team beat current European champions Norway in thriller. The results : Michel Lamote v Dagfinn Snarheim 1-0 Geert Van der Stricht v Hans Liby 0-1 Johan Huyck v Sandre Rike 1-0 Guy Van Middelem v Rune Faerewag … Continue reading

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EUBTC Gibraltar : Belgium loses to Italy 2-3.

The results : Marc Van Damme v Daniel Tudose 0-1 Michel Lamote v Giorgio Castellano 1-0 Geert Van der Stricht v Edmond Mezini 0-1 Johan Huyck v Fabrizio Lo Surdo 0-1 Walter Meuwis v Laura Monaco 1-0 Round 3 will … Continue reading

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EUBTC Gibraltar : Red Beavers defeat Sweden in Round 1.

Results : Marc Van Damme v Thomas Tenland 0-1 Michel Lamote v Kim Westerlundh 1-0 Geert Van der Stricht v Johan Bynell 0-1 Johan Huyck v Conny Eriksson 1-0 Walter Meuwis v Sven Olav Norén 1-0 Round 2 : Belgium … Continue reading

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