Agenda datum
May 2019

Belgian Championship
19 May
Agenda datum
Belgian Championship


The 36th Belgian Othello Championship will be held on Sunday May 19th 2019 in Ekeren near Antwerp. There will be two tournaments: an A-event for advanced players and a 'promising tournament' for new and lower rated player. More information can be found in the sections below. Questions and remarks can be sent to the organisation. This tournament is part of the Belgian Grand Prix 2019 and the Foreigners Grand Prix 2019. At the end of this tournament, the winners of both Grand Prix will be known. Also the players qualified for the 43rd World Othello Championship will be known. This tournament will be held in Hong Kong (October/November 2019)

We're hoping to welcome many players!

In 2018 it went as this:


We would appreciate upfront subscriptions. In this way we are sure to foresee a sufficient number of boards and clocks. Of course it remains possible to show up unexpectedly. There are several ways to subscribe:

Currently 4 players have officially subscribed.
Name Country Status Rating
Tom Schotte BEL A 2026
Nick Reunes BEL A 1748
Frédéric Nicholls BEL A 1600
Jan Van Damme BEL B 1189
Status*: A = Advanced, B = Beginner , P = Promising player, F = Female, N = New (no rating)

Currently 4 players have officially subscribed for the promising tournament
Name Country Status Rating
Frank Ivo Van Damme BEL B 1044
Joke Van den Brandt BEL B/V 1025
Wout Schotte BEL P/J 373
Sander Schotte BEL P/J 313


Muziekacademie Ekeren
Ferdinand Pauwelsstraat 102
2180 Ekeren


Parking on the terrain of the Muziekacademie


7 Swiss rounds (everyone faces opponent with the same amount of wins - as much as possible). The clocks will be set to 20 minutes for every player. A final will be played between the best 2 Belgians to determine the 36th Belgian Othello Champion.

Promising tournament

The promising tournamen traditionally is being held in the morning. Depending on the number of players, between 4 and 6 rounds are player, possibly with a final. Minimal 5 and maximum 6 games are planned. Afterwards the promising players can join the A event. The time on the clocks is 15 minutes per player per game. A final will be played between the best 2 Belgian junior players to determine the Belgian Othello Junior Champion.

Entry fee



There is at least one car leaving from Ghent. Contact us for more information. Do not hesitate to post something on the Facebook event page as there will also be at least one car coming from the Netherlands.


Please check the hotel websites in the neighbourhood of Antwerp for accomodation.


At the end of the tournament a number of prizes in separate categories will be awarded.