Category Archives: Red Beaver League

Red Beaver League: Marc, Maurits and Nick book important victories

The Red Beaver League season is getting into its final stages. In Level 1, Marc Van Damme slaughtered Michel Lamote 10-2 while in the Level 5 barrage duel, Maurits Pino came back from 2-4 down against Alain Chif to win … Continue reading

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Red Beaver League: Brutal Reversal of Fortune for Robin

On Tuesday 20 December 2022, Robin Bilderbeek and I (Michel Lamote) met at the Sandeman to play the opening three matches of our Level 2 duel (TR: Geert Van der Stricht). I started off well by narrowly winning M1 (7-6), … Continue reading

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Red Beaver League: Crucial Duels Played to a Finish

In the Red Beaver League, players play three, five, or seven matches against each other whereby one point is awarded for the winner of the game and one point for the player with the best PR. This Ultimate Backgammon Championship … 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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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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Red Beaver League: Robin Bilderbeek defeats Bert Van Kerckhove (4-2) and ensures promotion to Level 4

The players who showed up at the Sandeman (Ghent) last Tuesday witnessed an exciting UBC-duel. Although Bert played at World Class level in the first two matches (PR 3,71 and PR 3,36!), his excellent performance was not enough to secure … Continue reading

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Red Beaver League: Paul van Dijke progresses to Level 2

On Sunday 25 September in Vlissingen, NL, Paul van Dijke beat Paulus van Rooijen 4-2 in their Level 3 duel. Paul was lucky to win all three 7-pointers and so one PR-win was enough to secure victory. Paul now moves … 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

[Note added on October 6, 2022] The registration for RBL 2023 is now closed, as the maximum number of inscriptions has been reached. On June 1, 2023, the Red Beaver League will enter its second season. At least one spot … 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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