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New adventures in Monte Carlo

Hereby a report (in Dutch) from Geert Van der Stricht about the 40th World Championship in Monte Carlo, August 4–9, 2015: “Nieuwe avonturen in Monte Carlo”. In Monte Carlo, Geert played Michihito “Michy” Kageyama, a match which was streamed on YouTube … Continue reading

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WC Monaco 2015 : Michy vs Geert Van der Stricht

In the main flight of the World Championship 2015 in Monaco, Belgian champion 2013 Geert Van der Stricht met Michihito “Michy” Kageyama. (In an earlier version of this post, I wrote that Michy was a former world champion. This is … Continue reading

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Johan Segers wins 1st Brugge Backgammon Day with clean sheet (5/5)!

Johan Segers hammered his way to a convincing triumph at BBD1 yesterday.  He nailed a 5-win streak to clinch a resounding victory. Paul van Dijke was runner-up (4/5) with Geert Dooms, Zsolt Tasnadi and Bert Van Kerckhove sharing 2nd place … Continue reading

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Misja Alma (NL) wins 11th Antwerp Masters

In café De Bengel on the Grote Markt in Antwerp, 12 players gathered to compete for the 2015 Antwerp Master title. In Swiss format, 9 rounds had to be played (matches to 9 points).

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1st Brugge Backgammon Day 28/02/2015

After many 5’s and 6’s this is the correct invitation for the event in Brugge.  

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11th Masters Tournament, Antwerp, January 10-11, 2015

Dear Backgammon Friends! You are invited to participate in the 11th Backgammon Masters Tournament in Antwerp, which will take place in the second weekend of January 2015. Saturday-Sunday, January 10-11, 2015 Café “Den Bengel”, Grote Markt 5, B-2000 Antwerp 9 … Continue reading

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6th Leuven open 30/11/14

31 players showed up for this tournament. After playing 6 matches each (except for the persons who had a bye) Toon Van Herreweghen won the cup, runner up was Leonidas Sotiriadis and Michel Lamote ended on 3th place. Thanks to … Continue reading

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6th Leuven Open, Sun Nov 30

Sunday, 30 November 2014, 9:00–19:00 Sociaal Restaurant “De Drukkerij” Valkerijgang 26, 3000 Leuven Contact: Johan Segers (bgleuven@gmail.com) Detailed information on http://backgammon-leuven.be/LeuvenOpen-2014.html  

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European Backgammon Federation: Team Tournament and Founding General Assembly

Below please find a letter from the Danish and Croation Backgammon Federations sent to all European national backgammon federations on June 7, 2014. Information on the team tournament (Dubrovnik, September 26-28, 2014) is to be found in the flyer. Do … Continue reading

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Walter Meuwis Wins Advanced in Nordic Open 2014

The Nordic Open is played yearly in Copenhagen around the Easter weekend. It is currently the biggest backgammon tournament in the world, reflecting the popularity and the level of the game in Denmark. Besides the main tournament, there are many side … Continue reading

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