Category Archives: BIC

BIC 2019

The rules of the Belgian Individual Championship (BIC) 2019 can be found in the menu via BIC > BIC 2019.

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BIC 2018 – arrest Beroepscomité

The early withdrawal of Walter Meuwis from BIC 2018 Division 1 after 4 out of 7 encounters (8 out of 14 matches) had as side effect that the ranking of the first four players in that division, the ones that … Continue reading

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Metin Ates defeats Johan Huyck in final of BIC 2017

Twenty-five players registered for BIC (Belgium Individual Championship) 2017, eight of which qualified for Division 1 through 2016 results, while the others (17) joined Division 2,  divided in groups A & B. After playing a lot of 13- and 11-points … Continue reading

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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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