Category Archives: BIC

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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BMS : 7 players wrap up BIC 2016 series.

In 2016, for the first time, players could have their matches validated for BMAB. That meant they would have to record ALL their matches, transcribe them, and make the videos and XG transcriptions available to BMS(BE) and BMAB. The three … 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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Walter Meuwis is 2016 BIC Champion.

At Longchamp on Friday night, Walter became BIC champion for the second time in 4 years. He beat Sassan Kachanian in two 13-point matches. Walter  had to play 22 (twenty-two) 13-point matches to take this title. BIC titles apparently do … 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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BMS : Johan Segers solidifies top-5 status in demanding BIC Series.

In the past 9 months, Johan Segers recorded and transcribed the 19 matches (11 points) that made up his BIC 2016 BMS Series. Here is how he did : There can be no doubt that Johan has made significant progress … Continue reading

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BMS : Michel sees fine performance ruined by resign error.

To stay in Div I and remain in contention for the BIC title, I had to win at least one out of 2 13-pointers against Alain Chif.  If I lost both, I would probably be relegated to Div II. Well, … Continue reading

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BMS : Geert and Guy wrap up BIC 2016 series.

Geert Van der Stricht (Gent BC) and Guy Van Middelem (Brugge BC) finished their 7 BIC encounters well within schedule. Here is how they did : Geert won 10 of his 14 matches, but will not be allowed to promote … Continue reading

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BIC 2015: Michel Lamote wins

Twenty-three players registered for the Belgian Individual Championship in 2015: 8 in Division 1 and 15 in Division 2. Compared to previous editions, a new rule allowed D2 players to reach the BIC final in December and go for the BIC title. … Continue reading

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BIC now BMAB approved!

BMS(BE) is proud to announce that the BIC competition has received official BMAB validation for 2016.  That makes it the first European national competition to be acknowledged as official BMS tournament. Before, only Denmark could boast a similar achievement with … Continue reading

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