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Paul and Paulus win 1st Belgian Championship Double Consulting.

Almost all of Belgium’s top-10 players were present at the 1st Belgian Championship Double Consulting. Six teams played five 7-point matches in a round robin. At the end of the day, Paul Van Dijke (Brugge BC) and Paulus Van Rooijen … Continue reading

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Draw for Belgian Championship Double Consultation.

Six teams entered the upcoming Belgian Championship Double Consultation, to be held at the Sandeman Club in Gent on Sunday 2 July.  The draw was made at the Ambassador Hotel in Rimini, Italy, by organiser Johan Huyck and overseen by … Continue reading

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Sunday 2 July 2017 : 1st Open Belgian Championship Double Consultation.

In Double Consultation,  backgammon is played between two teams of 2 players. The teams are allowed to consult before executing a checker play or making a cube decision. This usually results in more thorough play, especially since more time is allotted … 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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Game of Dice – Season 5 – Episode 2 (trailer)

A strong team or army is not judged on its many victories, but on its rare defeats. In rugby union, the New Zealand All Blacks played and won their first encounter in 1903. 113 years later they still cause havoc … Continue reading

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Brugge BC wins the 4 Cubes 2015

Although losing to Ghent 5-4, Brugge was able to take the Four Cubes home.  Losing to Ghent meant that three clubs were tied at first place with 3 encounters won and one lost. To break the tie, the ancient Four … Continue reading

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And the winner is: Brussels!

After an eventful Friday evening, Gent went home trailing 4-2. They lost the first four matches, and although in “Crawford”-mode, they started a moderate comeback with two wins. The three remaining matches were played a few days later. Johan Vervust … Continue reading

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9th Gent Open: Results

Hi all, The 9th Gent Open took place on Saturday, April 5, 2014. Congratulations to the winners Luc (masters), Pierre (intermediate) and Sofie (beginners). See you all at the 10th edition next year! Kind regards, Bert Ranking after round 7 … Continue reading

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BIC 2013 Final: Geert Van der Stricht vs. Guy Van Middelem

The BIC 2013 final facing Geert Van der Stricht and Guy Van Middelem started on Tuesday, November 26, in Ghent with Geert winning two 11-point matches. The matches have been recorded and you can download the game records. The final will … Continue reading

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