Belgian Championship Final Tour 2011

Exciting games for this Belgian Championship! Congratulations to all the players and especially to Lucas Neirynck who took back the title of Belgian Champion.
You can find some pictures of the tournament here, the full results here, the games of the two first boards on BelChamp1's account on KGS, and soon an accurate report and commented games in BelgoNet.

Go4 Japan - 9 and 10 April 2011

1st Pandanet European National Team Championship: results of the 6th round

No miracle: Belgium has been severely beaten (0-4) by Sweden (which was stronger on paper anyway...)

After 6 of the 9 rounds, Belgium is 8th out of the 10 teams. At the end, the 2 last teams will descend into 3rd division for the next season)...Let us cross the fingers we will stay ahead of Spain and Croatia...

Individual results

Belgium Sweden Score
Jan Ramon (janr) 4 dan Fredrik Blomback (FreddaSWE) 5 dan W+6.5
Lucas Neirynck (Cucurucucu) 4 dan Martin Li (MartinSWE) 5 dan B+4.5
Nelis Vets (Nelis) 1 dan Klas Almroth (SWEKlas) 4 dan W+Resign
Dominique Versyck (dversyck) 1 kyu Erik Ouchterlony (ejlo) 3 dan B+Resign

Complete results here:

1st Pandanet European Championship: results of the 5th round

Belgium finally scored a point with a nice 2-2 match. Find the full results and the games here

Belgium vs. Slovenia
  2 – 2

Tuesday 15 February 2011, 19:00 GMT

Belgium Slovenia Score
(B) Jan Ramon (janr) 4 dan (W) Leon Matoh (lmatoh) 5 dan B+ resign
(W) Benjamin Gigot (Pinchilei) 1 dan (B) Gregor Butala (tiger) 5 dan B+resign
(B) Nelis Vets (Nelis) 1 dan (W) Andrej Kralj (eltoro) 3 dan W+resign
(W) Kwinten Missiaen (Kwik) 1 dan (B) Aleš Pogačnik (roforofo) 3 dan W+3.5

Neirynck wins Leuven 2011

Lucas Neirynck (4D, Louvain-La-Neuve) has won the 21st edition of the Leuven tournament. After 5 rounds he remained undefeated. Second place was shared by Jan Ramon (4D, Leuven) who only lost to Neirynck, and Christopher Annachachibi (1D!, Le Pantin), who also only lost to Neirynck. Also good scores for David Katchaturian (4k, Le Pantin) and Philip Kocks (20k, Gent) with 4/5 and Maarten Savels (11k, Gent) with 5/5!

Full results

Beginners' Day in Liège

If you want to learn Go or if you've just learned how to play, you might be interested to meet other people who are in your case. That kind of activity will be organised in Liège soon, please doodle here :

Qualifications aux Championnats du monde amateur (WAGC), à la Korean Prime Minister Cup (KPMC) et à d'autres éventuels tournois

Voici un ensemble de règles permettant de choisir les représentants belges à certaines compétitions internationales. Ces règles ont été discutées par le CA courant 2010.

Lisez les règles ici (version française). Si vous désirez les traduire en néerlandais, merci de contacter le board...

Mistake in the General Assembly papers

Finales du Championnat de Belgique 2010
1. Jan Ramon 4d
2. François Gonze 3d
3. Alain Wettach 4d
4. Thomas Connor 3d
5. Kwinten Missiaen 1d
Préliminaires du Championnat de Belgique 2011
1. Kévin Prist 2k
2. Nelis Vets 2d
3. Christopher Annachachibi 1d
4. Dominique Versyck 1k
5. Lucas Neirynck 4d

There was a mistake in the first list. Note that those players have been selected for the Final tour (5-6 and 19-20/03/11)

1st Pandanet European Championship: results of the 4th round

Unfortunately, once again, the strengh difference proved to be too great: Belgium lost 0-4 to Danemark in the 4th round (played 25/01/11)...

Results here:

Despite the fact that no Belgian player has lost against a (on paper) weaker opponent up till now, Belgium has only 2 points after the 4 first rounds...(looks like typical Belgian Eurovision score, isn'it ?! :-) 


Denmark Belgium Score
B Kasper Hornbæk (kash) 5 dan W Nelis Vets (Nelis) 1 dan B+Resign
W Thomas Heshe (daydreamer) 4 dan B Christopher Annachachibi (HisokaH) 1 dan W+Resign
B Uffe Rasmussen (Laudrup) 4 dan W Dominique Versyck (dversyck) 1 kyu B+Resign
W Jannik Rasmussen (JRDK) 4 dan B Vincent Lochen (GFox) 4 kyu W+Resign



First Pandanet European Team Championship: Result of the 3rd Round

Beligum - Poland 0-4

Board 1:  Mateusz Surma (Drakula95) - Jan Ramon (janr)  W+Time
Board 2:  Lucas Neirynck (Cucurucucu) - Marek Kaminsky (Kamyk)  B+Resign
Board 3:  Cezary Czernecki (apole) - Nelis Vets (Nelis)  W+Resign
Board 4:  Kwinten Missiael (Kwik) - Sebastian Pawlaczyk (Nilatarion)  B+4,5