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Vlissingen Blitz Masters International Backgammon Tournament, January 14-15, 2023

Wrapping up the Vlissingen Blitz Masters International Backgammon Tournament that took place January 14-15, 2023, in the Fletcher Hotel, Vlissingen (NL). 10 different nationalities were present. Live stream replays and final with XG analysis and commentary by Michel Lamote Live … Continue reading

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Vlissingen Masters 2023: Live stream, final with XG analysis and commentary by Michel Lamote

Live stream day 1: https://youtu.be/zWeWxXGf1KY. Live stream day 2: https://youtu.be/JFJldbTm3n0 Final between Christian Sørensen and Bert Van Kerckhove, with XG analysis and commentary by Michel Lamote: https://youtu.be/z4djhgNDtFM Videos brought to you by Robin Bilderbeek (aka Rain).

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Happy 2023

Dear backgammon friends, First of all, from myself, and on behalf of BGFed.be, our federation, my best wishes for ~ a splendid 2023 ~ Our desires, of course, include your best of luck with all sorts of doubles in the … Continue reading

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RBL Q: Itzhak Solsky storms through RBL qualifiers with amazing PR’s

Three BGFed.be members (Sonja Custers, Nick De Ruyck and Itzhak Solsky) are competing for one or two spots in the 2023-2024 Red Beaver League playing roster. In the first round, they played two duels each, whereby each duel consisted of … Continue reading

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Live Backgammon in December

Club gatherings Brugge: contact: Line Vandamme, linevandamme@gmail.com Brussels: every Wednesday evening at 19h, at Au Bassin, Baksteenkaai 74 Quai Aux Briques, 1000 Brussels Ghent: every Tuesday evening, at 19h, at Union-Sandeman, Kantienberg 5, 9000 Gent Leuven Monthly, Sunday, December 18, … Continue reading

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Gent Open Backgammon XV

On Sunday November 20th the fifteenth edition of the Gent Open Backgammon tournament was held at the premises of the Union Sandeman, home location of the Ghent Backgammon club. 7 rounds of 7-point matches had to be played during this … Continue reading

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Live Backgammon in November

Club gatherings Brugge: contact: Line Vandamme, linevandamme@gmail.com Brussels: every Wednesday evening at 19h, at Au Bassin, Baksteenkaai 74 Quai Aux Briques, 1000 Brussels Ghent: every Tuesday evening, at 19h, at Union-Sandeman, Kantienberg 5, 9000 Gent Leuven Monthly, Sunday, November 20, … Continue reading

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BIC 2023 on June 24-25

The Belgian Individual Championship 2023 will take place on June 24-25 in Royal Orée, Verbrandendreef 59, 1150 Sint-Pieters-Woluwe. More info in the flyer. Registration: Guy Van Middelem, +32 476 418688 or guy.van.middelem@gmail.com.

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Red Beaver League: Robin Bilderbeek wins 4-2 against Johan Segers in Level 3

After winning his duel in Level 5 against Maurits Pino (4-0) and surprisingly beating Bert Van Kerckhove in Level 4 (4-2), Robin faced seasoned Red Beaver Johan Segers in Level 3. Based on the pre-covid BMS Grading Table, Johan was … Continue reading

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4 Cubes remain in Ghent for at least another year

On Tuesday evening, October 25, 2022, challenger Brussels took up the gauntlet and traveled to Ghent, eager to earn the 4 Cubes which stayed there during the covid period. The final encounter the 4 Cubes 2022, Belgium’s backgammon interclub championship … Continue reading

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