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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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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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EBTC 2016 : 8 candidate players

The 8 candidate players for the European Backgammon Team Championship in Helsingor later this year (20-23 October) are (alphabetically by first name) : Alain Chif, Geert Van der Stricht, Guy Van Middelem, Johan Huyck, Johan Segers, Maurits Pino, Michel Lamote … Continue reading

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European Backgammon Team Championship : candidacies (reminder).

I would like to remind all aspiring candidate players that the deadline for candidacies is 30 June 2016. Click on European Team Championship (under Tags (right) to find the Selection Procedure and Selection Criteria in the article Kopenhagen 2016 : BGFed.be plans … Continue reading

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BMS : 6 players finish challenging Master Series.

In an attempt to improve their BMS gradings, 6 players invested time and effort in a series of 15-point matches.  Here is how they did : Walter Meuwis and Ronny Conaert played ten 15-point matches.  The score was 5-5. Luc … Continue reading

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Kopenhagen 2016 : BGFed.be plans to send strong team.

In September of last year, Belgium more than stood its ground in the European Backgammon Team Championship in Budapest.  Chances to qualify for the Final Four were real till the last encounter (versus Italy), but evaporated as Germany gained a … Continue reading

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Budapest hosts European Team Championship 2015

From five candidate cities, the Executive Board of the European Backgammon Federation (EUBGF) selected Budapest to host the 2nd European Backgammon Team Championship in 2015. The event will be held from 18 to 20 September, together with a Budapest Open … Continue reading

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