BMCC vzw

Club Information

Belgian Military Chess Club vzw, abbreviated BMCC vzw, is a non-profit association that aims to promote chess within Defence.

Concrete activities with which the non-profit organization achieves its objectives:
Annual organization of the “Belgian Military Chess Event”
Annual organization of the “Rapid & Blitz Tournament”
Annual participation in the “NATO Chess Championship”
Organization of the “NATO Chess Championship” in Belgium (1 x per decade)

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Our History

1990 2nd NATO Chess Championship
NATO Chess Champion: FM Gunter Deleyn

1996 7th NATO Chess Championship
NATO Chess Vice-Champion: Fabrice Wantiez

2000 11th NATO Chess Championship
Location: Leopoldsburg
Tournament Director: Daniël Vercauteren

2008 19th NATO Chess Championship
Location: Brussels
Tournament Director: Jan Gooris

2010 21th NATO Chess Championship
NATO Chess Vice-Champion: FM Fabrice Wantiez

2012 23th NATO Chess Championship
NATO Chess Champion: FM Fabrice Wantiez

2013 24th NATO Chess Championship
NATO Chess Vice-Champion: FM Fabrice Wantiez

2014 Belgian Military Chess Club
Foundation as a de facto association

2020 Belgian Military Chess Club vzw
Transformation into a non-profit association