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General Assembly and other live events in September and beyond president Guy Van Middelem cordially invites you to the next General Assembly of the Belgian Backgammon Federation on Sunday, September 18, 2022, at 11:00 in Squash Club De Vaart, Kolonel Begaultlaan 15, 3012, Wilsele. Everybody interested in live backgammon … Continue reading

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Red Beaver League: Paulus van Rooijen progresses to Level 3

At Orée on Monday afternoon, a hard-fought UBC-duel between Paulus van Rooijen and Belgian Champion Guy Van Middelem ended in a 3-3 draw. Paulus took a 2-0 lead after winning the first 7-point match, lost the 2nd (but took a … Continue reading

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Red Beaver League 2023-2024 Candidates

On June 1, 2023, the Red Beaver League will enter its second season. At least one spot (maybe two or three) will become available for new players. Maybe you are the one ready to take up the gauntlet? Want to … Continue reading

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Vlissingen Masters, Jan 14-15, 2023

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Michel Lamote reaches final of Swedish Open 2022

The 40th Swedish Open was played in Stockholm between 30 June and 3 July 2022. The field in the Champions Division contained exactly 100 players, many of whom saw this event as preparation for the upcoming World Championship in Monaco … Continue reading

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Brussels defeats Leuven and will challenge Ghent for the 4 Cubes 2022

As told in an earlier post, the 4 Cubes 2022 format is simplified to two encounters: first, Brussels and Leuven play to decide who can challenge the current trophy holder Ghent, and second, the winner of the Brussels-Leuven encounter will … Continue reading

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Guy Van Middelem wins BIC 2022

On Saturday and Sunday June 25 and 26, twenty-four players gathered in the Tennis, Bridge and Hockey club Orée in Sint-Pieters-Woluwe for the Belgian Individual Championship (BIC) 2022 backgammon, organized by president Guy Van Middelem. Nine rounds of 9-point … Continue reading

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4 Cubes 2022

In early 2020, the 4 Cubes competition for Belgian backgammon clubs had barely started when you-know-what happened and the competition had to be cancelled. Now, more than two years later, players from Brussels, Ghent, and Leuven, agreed to restart things … Continue reading

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Live Backgammon in June

Brussels: every Wednesday evening, starting at 19h, at Au Bassin, Baksteenkaai 74 Quai Aux Briques, 1000 Brussels Ghent: every Tuesday evening, starting at 20h, at Union-Sandeman, Kantienberg 5, 9000 Gent Leuven Monthly, Sunday, June 19, starting at 12h45, at Squash … Continue reading

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Red Beaver League 2022: Level 5 complete

Last week, the two Level 5 duels were played. At Orée on Wednesday afternoon, Guy Van Middelem beat Alain Chif 5-1 in a hard-fought duel. Guy now progresses to Level 4 where he will meet Paulus Van Rooijen. Alain, who … Continue reading

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