Tag Archives: Leuven

4 Cubes : This is Belgium

On Friday, June 16, the Brussels team went to Leuven for the annual 4 Cubes encounter. The Bxl team consisted of a Francophone and a Neerlandophone Bruxellois, a Hungarian and a Dutchman (they left the Greek at home). The home … Continue reading

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Leuven Monthly replaces 4th Friday

In December 2016, the Backgammon Club Leuven launched a survey to know more about its players’ preferences. Thirty-eight people responded. Following up, the club decided to change the format of its 4th Friday tournament series: the Leuven Monthly was born. … 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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Guy van Middelem wins the Leuven Club Championship

The Leuven Backgammon Club organized its championship for the fifth time. The championship consisted of 12 monthly tournaments, each with 4 rounds of 5-point matches, played in the Swiss system. Overall, 39 players participated in at least one of the … Continue reading

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4 Cubes 2015 : Brugge – Leuven 6-3

Brugge-Leuven was scheduled for June, but the home team proposed to switch battlefield to Leuven and time of action one month earlier – a most generous proposal. Was there weakness in the heart of the Ogre? Nay! Brugge wished to … Continue reading

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Walter Meuwis wins BIC 2014; runner-up Maurits Pino

In an entertaining final on Friday, December 19, Walter won the best-out-of-three-11-pointers confrontation with 2-1. The final two sets were played in the evening in front of a live audience and with commentary by Michel Lamote, assisted by Luc Palmans, … Continue reading

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Live Audience Sees Geert Van der Stricht Winning BIC 2013

Leading 2-0, Geert needed only to win a single set to 11 points in order to beat Guy Van Middelem and grab the title. The match was played on Friday evening, December 20, in front of a live audience in … 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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Backgammon Leuven on Tour

After the closure of the University Snooker and Pool (Heverlee), the Backgammon Club Leuven is going on tour to explore a number of new venues. The Fourth Friday of August 23, 2013, will take place in the bar/restaurant of the … Continue reading

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BIC 2013 : Kick-Off

The first matches of the Belgian Individual Championship 2013 were played on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th of December, 2012, in Leuven and in Hasselt. Detailed results are available in an on-line spreadsheet.

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