Tag Archives: Brugge

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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New Venue for Brugge Backgammon Club

Brugge Backgammon Club heeft een nieuw lokaal vanaf 1 december 2016: Cultuurcafé de Biekorf Naaldenstraat 4 8000 Brugge Onze speelavond blijft donderdagavond vanaf 19.30 uur. Allen welkom ! Groetjes, Line

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BMS Brugge : Zdenek and Michel divide PR prize.

As was to be expected, Zdenek Zizka, the timid 17-year-old grandmaster from the Czech Republic, took first prize in the PR contest at Belgium’s 1st BMS event (6 x 13) : I was able to dip below 5 and thus … Continue reading

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BMS : Johan Huyck remains undefeated at 1st BMS tournament.

With an amazing streak of 6 consecutive wins, Johan Huyck (Gent BC) became the convincing winner of the 1st BMS Belgium tournament.  After having beaten Paulus Van Rooijen (NL), Guy Van Middelem, Honza Cerny (CZ) and Walter Meuwis in the … Continue reading

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Czech grandmaster Zdenek Zizka (17) plays at BMAB event in Brugge.

A couple of months ago (March ’16) the BMAB event in Vienna, Austria, was won by Zdenek Zizka  from the Czech Republic with an overall PR of 3,52.  He has since then been awarded the official BMAB (Backgammon Masters Awarding … Continue reading

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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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BMS(BE) : first Four Cubes cluster between Brugge and Gent.

For the first time in Four Cubes history, an encounter between two teams was fully filmed and transcribed. Since both team  captains (Michel Lamote – Brugge BC, and Geert Van der Stricht – Gent BC)  agreed beforehand to have all … Continue reading

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Four Cubes : Brugge BC – Gent BC 3-6.

Through this loss, Brugge BC has to relinquish the Four Cubes.  Leuven 2 can win the coveted prize if they win at Brussels BC tonight, Friday 17 June. Admission free. Bert Mr Four Cubes Van Kerckhove led the Gent team … Continue reading

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