Category Archives: Tournaments

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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BMS : Michel wins BMS Belgium Xmas Trophy 2016.

At Longchamp on Tuesday 27 December, 10 players played 5 rounds of 9-point matches in a truncated round robin. All matches were recorded and PRs will be validated for BMS and BMAB. Johan Segers, Zsolt Tasnadi and myself each won … Continue reading

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BMS (UK) : Michel dips below 5.

I like going to these BMS (UK) tournaments in Nottingham. A plane can take you there in an hour or so and the Best Western is only a short cab drive from the airport.  Moreover, the format is right up … Continue reading

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European Team Championship : Belgium’s Best remain undefeated at Helsingor.

With one victory (3-1 against France) and draws against Norway, the UK, Greece, Iceland and Turkey, Belgium performed well in Denmark. Narrowly missing the Final Four was of course a huge disappointment, but luck just was not on our side … Continue reading

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European Championship, Helsingor (DK), 20-23 Oct 2016

The Belgian team: Michel Lamote, Geert Van der Stricht, Walter Meuwis, Johan Huyck, Johan Segers, Alain Chif, Maurits Pino. http://eurobackgammon2016.weebly.com/ https://www.facebook.com/EuroBackgammon2016/ Live stream: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmHwa16H8IutExiH8P30FWQ Results: https://www.drawboss.com/Event/Show/7303aabb-cd33-46ff-9824-7d9c9ac61524 Round 1: Belgium – Norway 2-2 Michel Lamote (PR: 4.4) vs Dagfinn Snarheim (PR: 4.6) 1-0 … Continue reading

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Souvenirs from Budapest

As the countdown to the European Team Championship starts, I picked some of the photos taken during last year’s edition in Budapest to share with you. The European Championship starts on 20 October in Helsingør, Denmark. Good luck to the … Continue reading

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4th Brussels Backgammon Day, Sun 30 Oct 2016

Breakfast at 09.30 hours, 10 rounds of 5-points matches with a light lunch around 14.30 hours, end of play & prize-giving ceremony around 22.00 hours. Venue: Brasseries du Lonchamp, Uccle. Detailed program and registration

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EBTC Denmark 2016 : final selection.

The European Backgammon Team Championship will take place in Helsingor (Denmark) in October this year. As announced, selection for the team is solely based on playing strength as indicated by the assembled data in the 2 BMS tables : the … Continue reading

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