Category Archives: Tournaments

EUBTC : R 2 : solid performance by Belgium versus Norway.

After drawing 2-2 against Greece in Round 1, we faced Norway in Round 2. Norway is a strong backgammon country, but amateurish selection procedures prevent some of the very best players to be part of the team. Hence their slightly … Continue reading

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EUBTC : Round 1 : Belgium v Greece : below-par performance by Belgium.

The European Backgammon Team Championship was won by Norway after a thrilling finish. In the semi finals, Norway drew against Denmark (2-2), but won a team consultation match to 7 points. They repeated that feat against Germany in the final … Continue reading

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5th Brussels Backgammon Day, Wed Nov 1, at Longchamp’s

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Belgium at the 2017 European Team Championship

Results and standings http://chess-results.com/tnr305966.aspx Websites https://eurobackgammon2017.weebly.com/ http://kotra.is/european-championhip-2017/ https://www.facebook.com/www.kotra.is/ Teams Belgium Czech Republic Denmark France Germany Gibraltar Greece ​Iceland Norway Sweden Turkey United Kingdom The Belgian team Michel Lamote Marc Van Damme Johan Huyck Johan Segers Walter Meuwis Results of Belgium … Continue reading

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Belgium Backgammon Team is off to Iceland for EUBTC.

On Thursday 5 October, the 4th edition of the European Backgammon Team Championship (EUBTC) gets underway in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland. After valiant campaigns in Hungary (2015) and Denmark (2016) Belgium is once again represented by a worthy team. … Continue reading

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Metin Ates is the 1st Belgian Champion 1-point Matches

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8th Backgammon BBQ and 1st Belgian Championship 1-Point Matches – Sunday, August 20, Korbeek-Lo

Information and registration: http://backgammon-leuven.be/2017/07/13/8th-backgammon-bbq-1st-belgian-championship-1-point-matches/

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BMS : Christian Sörensen wins PR contest at 2nd BMS Belgium tournament (22-23 July).

With an average PR of 4,26 over six 13-point matches, Christian Sörensen  took first prize at the recent BMS tournament held in Bruges. He beat Grandmaster and World’s number three Michihito Kageyama by 0,1 PR point : 4,36. Congratulations, Christian! … Continue reading

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BMS : Paulus Van Rooijen wins 2nd BMS Belgium tournament! (22-23 July)

With an astonishing streak of 6 consecutive wins Paulus Van Rooijen (Nl) won the 2nd BMS Belgium tournament. With 5 wins out of 6, Michihito ‘Michy’ Kageyama (Japan) took second place. 12 players played six 13-point matches over two days in … Continue reading

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World’s number 3 Michihito Kageyama comes to play at 2nd BMS Belgium tournament!

BMS Belgium is proud to announce that Michihito Kageyama, better known as Michy, has agreed to come and play at the upcoming 2nd BMS Belgium tournament, which will be held at the  ‘Hollandse Vismijn’ in Bruges on Saturday and Sunday … Continue reading

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