The BCA take Bronze in the Six Nations tournament in Belgium which took place 12-16 December 2013.

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The BCA team finished third out of six, see picture of our team captain holding the team trophy.

Description: Chris Ross with the team's trophy


Individual scores: board 1 Chris Ross 4.5-5 (top score for his board); board 2 Steve Burnell 2-5; board 3 Steve Thacker 3-5; board 4 Guy Whitehouse 2-5.

Both the players and our guides, Hazel Burnell, Tristram Cole and Norman Andrews, felt that this waas one of the most successful and enjoyable Six Nations events they had attended.

Results

Round 1

Netherlands - France: 1-3

1) Sergio Harnandan - Adrien Hervais (0-1)

2) Olivier Deville - Jan Boer (1-0)

3) Cor Tesselaar - Bertrand Catherine (0-1)

4)Andre Schmeisser - Alaettin Ozgun Gundogmus (0-1)

 

Belgium 1 - Belgium 2: 3, 5 - 0, 5

1) Mieke Maeckelbergh - Wilfried Vandervelden (1-0)

2) Franky van Onacker - Marc Van Gysel (0-1)

3) Ava Vandekerckhove - Sonja Vandervoorde (0,5-0,5)

4) Alex Geerinck - Herman Jennen (0-1)

 

Germany - England: 3 - 1

1) Olaf Dobierzin - Christopher Ross (0-1)

2) Steve Burnell - Jurgen Pohlers (0-1)

3) Gert Schulz - Stephen Thacker (1-0)

4) Guy Whitehouse - Manfred Pinnow ( 0-1)

 

Round 2


Germany - Netherlands: 3,5 - 0,5

1) Olaf Dobierzin - Sergio Harnandan (1-0)

2) Jan Boer - Jurgen Pohlers (0,5-0,5)

3) Gert Schulz - Cor Tesselaar (1-0)

4) Alaettin Ozgun Gundogmus - Manfred Pinnow (0-1)

 

France - Belgium 1: 3 - 1

1) Adrien Hervais - Mieke Maeckelbergh (0,5-0,5)

2) Didier Dalschaert - Olivier Deville (0-1)

3) Bertrand Catherine - Marc Van Gysel (1-0)

4) Ava Vandekerckhove - Andre Schmeisser (0,5-0,5)

 

England - Belgium 2: 3,5 - 0,5

1) Christopher Ross - Wilfried Vandervelden (1-0)

2) Franky van Onacker - Steve Burnell (0-1)

3) Stephen Thacker - Sonja Vandervoorde (1-0)

4) Alex Geerinck - Guy Whitehouse (0,5-0,5)

Description: Steve Burnell faces his Belgian opponent

 

Round 3


Belgium 1 - Germany: 1 - 3

1) Didier Dalschaert - Olaf Dobierzin (0,5-0,5)

2) Jurgen Pohlers - Marc Van Gysel (1-0)

3) Ava Vandekerckhove - Gert Schulz (0-1)

4) Manfred Pinnow - Herman Jennen (0,5-0,5)

 

Belgium 2 - France: 0 - 4

1) Wilfried Vandervelden - Adrien Hervais (0-1)

2) Olivier Deville - Franky van Onacker (1-0)

3) Sonja Vandervoorde - Bertrand Catherine (0-1)

4) Andre Schmeisser - Alex Geerinck (1-0)

 

Netherlands - England: 1,5 - 2,5

1) Sergio Harnandan - Christopher Ross (0,5-0,5)

2) Steve Burnell - Jan Boer (0,5-0,5)

3) Cor Tesselaar - Stephen Thacker (0-1)

4) Guy Whitehouse - Alaettin Ozgun Gundogmus (0,5-0,5)

 

Round 4

 

Germany - Belgium 2: 4 - 0

1) Olaf Dobierzin - Wilfried Vandervelden (1-0)

2) Franky van Onacker - Jurgen Pohlers (0-1)

3) Gert Schulz - Sonja Vandervoorde (1-0)

4) Alex Geerinck - Manfred Pinnow (0-1)

 

Netherlands - Belgium 1: 1 - 3

1) Sergio Harnandan - Mieke Maeckelbergh (0,5-0,5)

2) Didier Dalschaert - Jan Boer (1-0)

3) Cor Tesselaar - Marc Van Gysel (0,5-0,5)

4) Ava Vandekerckhove - Alaettin Ozgun Gundogmus (1-0)

 

England - France: 1,5 - 2,5

1) Christopher Ross - Adrien Hervais (1-0)

2) Olivier Deville - Steve Burnell (1-0)

3) Stephen Thacker - Bertrand Catherine (0-1)

4) Andre Schmeisser - Guy Whitehouse (0,5-0,5)

 

Description: Steve Thacker faces his French rival

Description: Guy Whitehouse playing against France

Round 5

 

France - Germany: 3 - 1

1) Adrien Hervais - Olaf Dobierzin (0,5-0,5)

2) Jurgen Pohlers - Olivier Deville (0-1)

3) Bertrand Catherine - Gert Schulz (1-0)

4) Manfred Pinnow - Andre Schmeisser (0,5-0,5)

 

Belgium 2 - Netherlands: 1 - 3

1) Wilfried Vandervelden - Sergio Harnandan (0-1)

2) Jan Boer - Franky van Onacker (1-0)

3) Sonja Vandervoorde - Cor Tesselaar (0,5-0,5)

4) Alaettin Ozgun Gundogmus - Alex Geerinck (0,5-0,5)

 

Belgium 1 - England: 1 - 3

1) Mieke Maeckelbergh - Christopher Ross (0-1)

2) Steve Burnell - Didier Dalschaert (0,5-0,5)

3) Marc Van Gysel - Stephen Thacker (0-1)

4) Guy Whitehouse - Ava Vandekerckhove (0,5-0,5)

 

Final positions

 

1) France 10 - 15,5

2) Germany 8 - 15,5

3) England 6 - 11,5

4) Belgium 1 4 - 9,5

5) Netherlands 2 - 7

6) Belgium 2 0 2

 


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