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Sunday 2 July 2017 : 1st Open Belgian Championship Double Consultation.

In Double Consultation,  backgammon is played between two teams of 2 players. The teams are allowed to consult before executing a checker play or making a cube decision. This usually results in more thorough play, especially since more time is allotted … 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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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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4th Brussels Backgammon Day, Sun 30 Oct 2016

Breakfast at 09.30 hours, 10 rounds of 5-points matches with a light lunch around 14.30 hours, end of play & prize-giving ceremony around 22.00 hours. Venue: Brasseries du Lonchamp, Uccle. Detailed program and registration

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8th Leuven Open, Sunday 20 Nov 2016

Brasserie The Abdijmolen, Abdij van Park 4, 3001 Heverlee Swiss format, 6 rounds, 5-point matches, with clock Start first round: 10:00; prize giving: around 19:00 Club competition: the Fonske challenge PR competition: the Vesalius challenge Great venue, great food, great … Continue reading

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Benelux Masters Antwerp postponed – New date and venue to be announced

Paulus van Rooijen, tournament director of the Benelux Masters, asked me to announce that the Benelux Masters, which the past years has taken place the second weekend of January in Antwerp, will be rescheduled to a new date and a … Continue reading

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BIC 2015 final: Michel Lamote vs Luc Palmans on Friday, December 18, 19:00, at Longchamp’s

Everybody welcome to watch this clash between two of Belgium’s finest backgammon players. Michel Lamote and Luc Palmans, who won against Alain Chif in the play-off, will play a series of best-of-three 13-point matches. One match will take place earlier … Continue reading

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Heerlense [NL] Backgammon Najaars-Open, 21 november 2015

Uit sympathie voor een nieuw backgammon initiatief, vlak over de grens, verspreiden we bij deze gaarne de volgende aankondiging. — JS   HEERLENSE BACKGAMMON 2015 NAJAARS-OPEN ZATERDAG, 21 NOVEMBER 2015 Bijgevoegd en hieronder tref je aan de uitnodiging voor het … Continue reading

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