Category Archives: Ratings

Rating update December 13

Biggest jump up by Bert Van Kerckhove (Ghent, from 1568 to 1589), knocking on the door of the top-3. Johan Huyck, another Ghent player, had a successful backgammon week too: +20. But the rating list is a zero-sum game, and … Continue reading

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Rating update December 6

After playing Brussels Friendly 56 on December 4, Sabrina Vastapana has collected 105 experience points and she enters the main list as the highest-ranked woman – congratulations!

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Rating update November 29

The 7th Leuven Open was responsible for an unusually large activity in the period Nov 22-29. Marc Steyvers, having good runs both at the Thursday Brugge club evening and the Sunday Leuven Open, achieved the week’s biggest rating increase.

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Rating update November 22

The Autumn Series matches have been grouped under the label ‘BMS’. (By the way, the first Winter series has already started: it isn’t that cold yet, is it?) PS: Almost forgotten to mention that someone has broken the rating record … Continue reading

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Rating update November 8: one record and two ladies

Winning four 5-point matches in a row at the Brussels Friendly 55 tournament on November 6 was sufficient for Michel Lamote to push the national rating record up to 1834.15. (If you want to watch Michel playing live: just mark … Continue reading

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Rating Update, Nov 1: New rating record and improved event view

In the course of the 3rd Brussels Backgammon Day, Michel Lamote improved his own rating record to 1829.08 points. The way in which the match list per event is shown has been improved in the sense that, for instance, for … Continue reading

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Rating Update Oct 25

A good performance at the Rotterdam Superzondag (the last Sunday of each month, organizer Ed Baars) gives Bert Van Kerckhove’s rating a 25+ boost.

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Rating update Oct 18

Michel crosses the 1800 again, but he’s still more than 8 points away from his August 22 record: rating list.

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Rating update, Oct 11

Michel Lamote has been particulary active and successful in the week of 5 to 11 October, shooting up more than 31 rating points.

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Rating update Oct 4

Geert Van der Stricht crosses the 1600 barrier again, after having already done so in May. Biggest leap forward this week is by Alain Chif, thanks to good performances in BIC 2015 and the Brussels Friendly. Welcome finally to new Brussels … Continue reading

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