Author Archives: Nader K. Rad

Leuven Open 2020 cancelled

We’ve been thinking hard and long about this one: another venue, another tournament format, etc. But in the end we see no other option. Sometimes, it’s just better to pass than to play on and risk a gammon. So, for … Continue reading

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No more Leuven Monthly games in 2020

Given the current pandemic situation, having the Leuven Monthly games doesn’t seem practical. As a result, we decided to cancel the remaining games in 2020. Hopefully, everything gets better soon, and we can get together for the games again. Until … Continue reading

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Leuven Monthly to be resumed in September

Based on the current state of coronavirus, we’ve decided to resume Leuven Monthly after Summer. The first game will be on Sunday, 27th of September, at 13:45. Looking forward to seeing you again. Stay safe. 2020-09-22 UPDATE: Unfortunately, this plan … Continue reading

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12th Leuven Open

While our in-person events are on hold because of the Coronavirus pandemic, we’ve not forgotten about our future events: the 12th Leuven Open is scheduled for 8th of November, in our usual venue, Abdijmolen. More information and registration will be … Continue reading

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Tournaments etc. postponed/cancelled (update)

Recent update from BGFed: Due to the measures to limit the propagation of the COVID-19 virus, the following live backgammon activities are postponed or cancelled: Leuven Monthly (Friday, April 24) 4 Cubes rounds 2 & 3 (Sunday, April 26) Brussels … Continue reading

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Validity of online matches for ratings

Since we can’t get together to play backgammon these days because of the coronavirus pandemic, BGFed has decided to accept online matches that meet certain criteria in the official ratings. More information about the conditions and the way you can … Continue reading

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Tournaments etc. postponed/cancelled

Because of the recent measures by the Belgian federal government to limit the propagation of the coronavirus, all backgammon tournaments and events from backgammon Club Leuven and other clubs in Belgium are cancelled up to and including Friday, April 3, … Continue reading

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Leuven Monthly 2 – 2020

There were 16 players in Leuven Monthly 2, including 5 news players; Itzhak, Miquel, Lizbeth, Tamara, and Chantal, welcome to the club! We played three 7-point matches, and at the end, Henri and Kristoffer got the first place with the … Continue reading

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Leuven Monthly 1 – 2020

We played the first Leuven Monthly on 26th of January. There were 13 players for Leuven Monthly, plus two players who were playing their BIC games, and two guests. We were happy to welcome a new player among us, Oguz. … Continue reading

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Leuven Monthly in 2020

We wish you happy holidays in advance, and a great year ahead. The following is the plan for the Leuven Monthly games: Winter: Sundays, at 13:45, on 26/01, 23/02, and 22/03 Spring: Fridays, at 19:45, on 24/04, 22/05, and 26/06 … Continue reading

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