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Annotated, commented video of Michel Lamote’s final of the Merit Montenegro 2019 on YouTube

Alas, it wasn’t meant to be for Michel Lamote, at least this time. The final between him and Bakar Matikashvili (Georgia) of the 4th Merit Open International Backgammon Championship played on Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Hotel Splendid, Budva, Montenegro, … Continue reading

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Michel Lamote in the final of the 4th Merit Open in Montenegro

Today at 14:00, Michel Lamote will play the final of the Main Tournament of the 4th Merit Open in Budva, Montenegro, against Bakar Matikashvili (Georgia). If Michel wins the 17 point match, he will have to win a second one, … Continue reading

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First national trophy for Dan Pascu

The 3rd Belgium Championship 3-point matches, played on Saturday the 9th of February in the Arena in Wavre, crowned Dan Pascu, from Turnhout, beating – rather easily 2-0 – Kristoffer De Weert in a one-sided final. Ten participants played a … Continue reading

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3rd Belgian Championship 3-Point Matches

Dear backgammon friends, BGFed.be kindly invites you to the 3rd Belgium Championship 3-point matches, at least 14 rounds, on Saturday the 9th of February 2019, in the Arena, avenue Pasteur 2A – 1300 Wavre, very easy parking. See all info … Continue reading

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10th Leuven Open – 30 Participants and a Triple Winner

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10th Leuven Open, Sun 11 Nov 2018

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Sonja Custers becomes Beginners World Champion in Monte Carlo.

Four consecutive victories (9-point matches + 11-point final) gave Sonja Custers (Leuven BC) the title of World Champion (!) in the Beginners Division. The final against a female player from Russia was a particularly tense affair. Sonja was able to … Continue reading

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EUBTC Gibraltar : Belgium fails to qualify for Final Four.

In a tie-break with Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and the UK, Belgium could not win sufficient 1-point matches to reach the Final Four. Currently, Sweden and Denmark are playing 1-point matches to see who will join Austria, Germany and Italy in … Continue reading

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EUBTC Gibraltar : Belgium loses to UK 2-3 and becomes joined 4rth.

With 19 victories, Belgium will have to play a 5-team play-off to decide who qualifies for the Final Four. Results : Marc Van Damme v Gaz Owen 1-0 Michel Lamote v Raj Jansaari 1-0 Geert Van der Stricht v Sebastian … Continue reading

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EUBTC Gibraltar : 4-1 victory against Turkey keeps Red Devils in title race.

Results : Marc Van Damme v Kader Turk 1-0 Michel Lamote v Gural Bulut 0-1 Geert Van der Stricht v Arda Findikoglu 1-0 Johan Huyck v Gökhan Günes 1-0 Guy Van Middelem v Fatih Simer 1-0

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