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Red Beaver League Final: All to Play for in the Last Session

In the RBL 2024 Final between Geert Van der Stricht and Marc Van Damme the score after the second session, played on Tuesday May 7 in the Union Sandeman in Ghent, is 6-6. Being 2-4 down after the first three … Continue reading

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Red Beaver League Final: First Session Videos

Transcribing a backgammon match on XG is not just a chore, but a great way to learn.Watch how Robin Bilderbeek, aka Rain, enjoys transcribing the first three matches of the RBL Final and provides commentary while doing so. Do not … Continue reading

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Live Backgammon in May

Club events Brugge: every Thursday evening, Sports bar Extra Time, Nijverheidsstraat 113, 8310 Assebroek. Contact: Line Vandamme, linevandamme@gmail.com Brussels: every Thursday evening at 18h15, at The Black Beard — La Barbe Noire, Lakensestraat 166 Rue de Laeken, Brussels 1000 Ghent: every Tuesday evening, … Continue reading

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Red Beaver League Final: Geert Van der Stricht leads Marc Van Damme 4-2

In the 23-24 RBL Final (9 matches), Geert Van der Stricht leads Marc Van Damme4-2 after the First Three. Having rested on his laurels for almost a full year, reigning RBL Champion Geert Van der Stricht appeared at the board fit and … Continue reading

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WBIF First Online Belgian Championship: First 3 Matches

The first 3 matches of the WBIF First Online Belgian Championship have now been completed. The tournament format is Swiss, with every player having three lives. This format is similar to a regular Swiss tournament as we are used to … Continue reading

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Live Backgammon in April

Club events Brugge: every Thursday evening, Sports bar Extra Time, Nijverheidsstraat 113, 8310 Assebroek. Contact: Line Vandamme, linevandamme@gmail.com Brussels: every Thursday evening at 18h15, at The Black Beard — La Barbe Noire, Lakensestraat 166 Rue de Laeken, Brussels 1000 Ghent: every Tuesday evening, … Continue reading

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Backgammon Tournament in Lille, Sunday, May 19, 2024

Dear backgammon friends, Please read the attachment with a special backgammon tournament in Lille (France), on Sunday the 19th of May 2024 at 10.00 hours. 5 rounds of 7-points matches, Swiss system ; participation : 5,- € ; encounters between … Continue reading

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Record number of participants at Brussels Friendly 102

A great atmosphere at the 102nd Brussels Friendly tournament organized by the Brussels Black Beard Backgammon Club on Sunday, March 3, 2024 at Orée, Woluwe-Saint-Pierre. A record number of 36 players participated at the tournament. The 3 winners (1. Markus … Continue reading

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Live Backgammon in March

Club events Brugge: every Thursday evening, Sports bar Extra Time, Nijverheidsstraat 113, 8310 Assebroek. Contact: Line Vandamme, linevandamme@gmail.com Brussels: every Thursday evening at 18h15, at The Black Beard — La Barbe Noire, Lakensestraat 166 Rue de Laeken, Brussels 1000 Ghent: every Tuesday evening, … Continue reading

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Belgian Backgammon Beach Day II, Saturday, September 14, 2024

After the success last year from the first Belgian Backgammon Beach Day, we are happy to invite you for part 2, on September 14, 2024. The same nice venue, the same concept. Registration is open. Schedule: 09:00 Welcome breakfast and … Continue reading

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