Category Archives: The 4 Cubes

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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4 Cubes 2015: Hasselt vs Leuven 7-2

Individual results are to be found in the Tournament book. The match was played in Hasselt on July 15, 2015. The next 4 Cubes encounter is the one between Brussels vs Brugge on August 21, 2015. The winner of that … Continue reading

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4 Cubes 2015 : Brugge – Leuven 6-3

Brugge-Leuven was scheduled for June, but the home team proposed to switch battlefield to Leuven and time of action one month earlier – a most generous proposal. Was there weakness in the heart of the Ogre? Nay! Brugge wished to … Continue reading

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4 Cubes 2015: Round 2

An old Chinese proverb says: “The 4 Cubes is a match of nine games, and in the end Brussels wins with 4-5”. When your reporter left the battlefield around eleven o’clock, Hasselt was comfortably leading 4-2 against Brussels. Confidently, I … Continue reading

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