Category Archives: The 4 Cubes

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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4 Cubes 2016 : update tournament book

Tournament Book 4 Cubes 2016 Round 3 (out of 5) has been played last week. Having won their first three encounters, the Leuven Cubers II are already certain of winning the 4 Cubes 2016, even if they would lose to … Continue reading

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BMS(BE) : first Four Cubes cluster between Brugge and Gent.

For the first time in Four Cubes history, an encounter between two teams was fully filmed and transcribed. Since both team  captains (Michel Lamote – Brugge BC, and Geert Van der Stricht – Gent BC)  agreed beforehand to have all … Continue reading

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Four Cubes : Brugge BC – Gent BC 3-6.

Through this loss, Brugge BC has to relinquish the Four Cubes.  Leuven 2 can win the coveted prize if they win at Brussels BC tonight, Friday 17 June. Admission free. Bert Mr Four Cubes Van Kerckhove led the Gent team … Continue reading

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Game of Dice – Season 5 – Episode 2 (trailer)

A strong team or army is not judged on its many victories, but on its rare defeats. In rugby union, the New Zealand All Blacks played and won their first encounter in 1903. 113 years later they still cause havoc … Continue reading

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4 Cubes 2016: Round 1 finished

The 4 Cubes 2016 Tournament Book has been updated. Round 1 Leuven Cubers II – Leuven I : 8-1 Gent – Brussels : 4-5 Brugge : bye Round 2 Round 2 is scheduled to take place in the third week … Continue reading

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Tournament Book 4 Cubes 2016 online

It’s official now: the 2016 edition of the 4 Cubes, Belgium’s backgammon interclub competition, has been launched! For more information, check out the 4 Cubes 2016 page or the Tournament Book 4 Cubes 2016. Teams Theoretically, the Brugge team, winner of … Continue reading

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Brugge BC wins the 4 Cubes 2015

Although losing to Ghent 5-4, Brugge was able to take the Four Cubes home.  Losing to Ghent meant that three clubs were tied at first place with 3 encounters won and one lost. To break the tie, the ancient Four … Continue reading

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4 Cubes 2015: Deciding match Gent – Brugge tonight

Tonight, the last encounter in the 4 Cubes 2015 tournament takes place, Gent vs Brugge. If Brugge wins, then it will have won all encounters and it will become “Belgium’s Best Backgammon Club 2015”. If Gent wins, then there will … Continue reading

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4 Cubes: Brugge beats Brussels in convincing fashion 0-9 (!)

Michel, Guy and Paul scored 3 out of 3 against Leonidas, Zsolt and Maurits.  Surprisingly, Brussels player Alain Chif decided to watch proceedings from the sidelines. Brugge is now top contender for the 2015 BIC trophy. M

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