Category Archives: Tournaments

Van Kerckhove/Van Gemert (NL) win 1st Consulting Doubles in Brugge.

In Brugge, 10 of the best players in the Low Countries gathered to compete in a consulting doubles contest.  Each team played 4 matches (9 points) with generous time allotment : 15 seconds/move and 27 minutes in the time bank. … Continue reading

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Nordic Open 2016 – Michel Lamote vs Bjorn Lorentzen (NO) – Shortest 17-point match ever

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Nordic Open 2016 : results and livestream

All results from the Nordic Open 2016: Michel Lamote participates in the “Championship” division: Walter Meuwis and former member Marius Hentea participate in the “Advanced” division: Rain “Robin” Bilderbeek participates in the “Intermediate” division: Livestream … Continue reading

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2nd Brugge Backgammon Day fully booked.

Brugge BC is happy to announce that the 26-player field for BBD2 is now complete.  The following players registered : Henri Pollet, Geert Van der Stricht, Johan Segers, Bert Van Kerckhove, Johan Huyck, Johan Swyngedouw, Sassan Kachanian, Luc Palmans, Isabelle … Continue reading

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Guy van Middelem wins the Leuven Club Championship

The Leuven Backgammon Club organized its championship for the fifth time. The championship consisted of 12 monthly tournaments, each with 4 rounds of 5-point matches, played in the Swiss system. Overall, 39 players participated in at least one of the … Continue reading

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Benelux Masters Antwerp postponed – New date and venue to be announced

Paulus van Rooijen, tournament director of the Benelux Masters, asked me to announce that the Benelux Masters, which the past years has taken place the second weekend of January in Antwerp, will be rescheduled to a new date and a … Continue reading

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Croatia is European champion, Belgium finishes 6th

In the 7th round: Belgium-Italy 2-2 Belgium was on shared 4th-5th place after 6 rounds but, because of the other results, the team would have needed to win all four matches in order to qualify for the final 4. Semi-finals: Croatia beats … Continue reading

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Today in Budapest

4th round: Belgium-Hungary 2-2 5th round: Belgium-Croatia 2-2 In the 6th round, starting at 22:30, Belgium takes on tournament leader Denmark. Geert’s match is webstreamed at www.twitch.TV/etbc2015 Ranking after 5 rounds: 1. Denmark 15 2. Italy 14 3. Croatia 12 … Continue reading

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Europen Backgammon Championship 2015 in Budapest

Update, Friday 18/9 noon, Guy: Round 1: the Belgium team is Bye. This is counted as a “3-1″ victory. Update, Friday 18/9 morning, Guy: Intermediate : Zsolt 3/5, Maurits 4/5, Alain out. Masters : Walter and Luc out, Guy in … Continue reading

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Michel wins BMS Prague

On our way to Budapest for the European Backgammon Team Championship, Walter (Meuwis)  and I spent a weekend in Prague to compete in our first Backgammon Master Series event. In tournaments of this kind, all matches are recorded and afterwards … Continue reading

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