11th Dec 2018

CIPC #98: Guido Metsers, Prins Maurits

IJzendijke – who can honestly claim to ever have heard of the name? A small Zealandian townlet, little more than a hamlet, tucked away near the Scheldt in the Dutch...

29th May 2018

CIPC #70: Chess board box covers

I found a new bizarre niche of CIPC material to get lost in! You can go online, find some pictures of cheap chess sets and revel in the weirdness of...

08th May 2018

CIPC #67: Barneby wand decoration

In every big city you can find a games bar nowadays; a place where you can get together to play boardgames with friends1 while having a drink and possibly some...

27th Mar 2018

CIPC #61: The New Yorker Vol.52 No.28

Among literary magazines, the New Yorker takes pride of place, counting authors like Roald Dahl, Haruki Murakami, and Vladimir Nabokov under its contributors. On top of that, it’s the source...

12th Dec 2017

CIPC #47: Bennett, Cat and window

It’s a strange but undeniable fact that most people do not read websites about Belgian chess history, nor are they interested in blog posts complaining about the representation of chess...

21st Mar 2017

CIPC #11: Checkmate the king

As you might already have deduced from this site and its title, I have a slight interest in history. Yet in this blog, I haven’t gotten further than the seventies....

Belgian championship, Ostend

1947

3rd Mechelse Toren, Mechelen

1950

16th Interpolis tournament, Tilburg

1992

Mechelse Toren, Mechelen

1948

11th international junior tournament, Schilde

1976

National interclub championship

1993

International team tournament, Charleroi

1997

International junior tournament, Hallsberg

1996