Category Archives: Tournaments

Draw for Belgian Championship Double Consultation.

Six teams entered the upcoming Belgian Championship Double Consultation, to be held at the Sandeman Club in Gent on Sunday 2 July.  The draw was made at the Ambassador Hotel in Rimini, Italy, by organiser Johan Huyck and overseen by … Continue reading

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Bert slams opposition at 2017 Rotterdam Open.

After winning all 7 matches at the recent Gent Open, Bert Van Kerckhove continued his winning streak by triumphing in 4 consecutive 13-point matches at the Rotterdam Open last Sunday. The field of 16 players was slightly stronger than at … Continue reading

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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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Reykjavik hosts 2017 European Backgammon Team Championship.

BgFed.be intends to send ambitious team. In  Budapest (2015) and Helsingor (2016) Belgium competed with grit and determination. In both campaigns the qualification for the Final Four was missed by the smallest margin. This year the EUBTC will take place … Continue reading

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Bert wins 12th Gent Open.

Seven victories in a row guaranteed success for Bert Van Kerckhove at this year’s Gent Open. This is quite a feat since Bert organised the event and had to take care of all kinds of practicalities in between and during … Continue reading

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Nordic Open 2017

Tournament website (including a link to the livestream) Detailed results BGFed.be spelers at the Nordic Open: Champion division: Michel Lamote, Maurits Pino. In the main bracket, Michel lost his first match against Tilman Söhnchen. In the fighters’ bracket, he defeated Michihito … Continue reading

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Robin Bilderbeek wins 1st Belgium Championship 3-point matches.

At Longchamp, 26 players showed up to contest the 1st Belgium Backgammon Championship 3-point matches. The initiative was taken by BGFed.be President Guy Van Middelem, who also sacrificed his own chance for glory by acting as TD (Tournament Director). The … 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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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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BMS Xmas Trophy 2016 : historic performance by Christian Sörensen.

If you record and transcribe a batch of five 9-point matches for a total EP of 45, very seldom will the resulting Performance Rating (PR) deviate substantially from the players’ known playing strength. It was known beforehand that Christian Sörensen … Continue reading

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