September 19, 2014

European Club Cup closing ceremony

The closing ceremony of the 2010 European Club Cup took place on the 24th October after the last round… [more]

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Cercle d’Echecs de Monte Carlo and Economist-SGSEU-1 are the champions!

Economist-SGSEU-1 achieved the desired result in the last round of the 26th European Club Cup and won… [more]

Cercle d’Echecs de Monte Carlo and Economist-SGSEU-1 are the champions! Cercle d’Echecs de Monte Carlo and Economist-SGSEU-1 are the champions!

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European Club Cup closing ceremony

The closing ceremony of the 2010 European Club Cup took place on the 24th October after the last round was completed. Top three teams in each section, as well as best individual performers on their respective boards, were awarded cups and medals. Full photo gallery

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Top winter chess open – Bansko 2010

Bansko Grand Chess Open 2010 will take place in the top winter resort Bansko, Bulgaria, from 11th to 19th of December. It is open participation nine (9) rounds Swiss system. It will feature two sections – open and junior – with a total prize fund of over 15 000 EUR. There are special rating prizes [...]

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Cercle d’Echecs de Monte Carlo and Economist-SGSEU-1 are the champions!

Economist-SGSEU-1 achieved the desired result in the last round of the 26th European Club Cup and won the second consecutive title in this competition (after Struga 2009). The Saratov team tied Yugra 3-3 in a match that was closely contested despite the deceiving looks of all six draws. Top-seeded SOCAR Azerbaijan and ShSM-64 Moscow also [...]

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European Club Cup Round 6

The defending champion Economist-SGSEU-1 almost secured the second consecutive title of the European Club Cup after a tight victory versus Mika Yerevan in round six. The reigning World Junior Champion Dmitry Andreikin shone again and won a key point, and as other five games were drawn, the final score is 3.5-2.5 for Saratov team. They [...]

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Ivan Garnizov

This is Ivan Garnizov. The 15 year-old boy is an exceptional chess talent, he has won many awards from different chess championships in Bulgaria between 2006 and 2009. His carrier however is about to stop because of a horrible illness that requires an expensive operation abroad. We have raised some funds up to now, but [...]

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European Club Cup Round 5

The defending champion Economist-SGSEU-1 continued the winning row at the 26th European Club Cup by defeating the top-seeded SOCAR Azerbaijan in round five. Pavel Eljanov, the reigning World Junior Champion Dmitry Andreikin, and Alexander Moiseenko netted full points for Economists, while Alexander Grischuk won for SOCAR. The 12th-seed G-Team Novy Bor remains in the top [...]

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European Club Cup Round 4

The derby match of the fourth round of the 26th European Club Cup was played between ShSM-64 Moscow and the defending champion Economist-SGSEU-1. The team from Saratov came out on the top thanks to full points by Alexander Moiseenko and Ni Hua, while the remaining games were drawn. The powerful teams of Mika Yerevan and [...]

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European Club Cup Round 3

The third round of the 26th European Club Cup saw tightly contested matches on the top six tables, all finishing in a 3.5-2.5 result. SOCAR Azerbaijan came out on the top from the clash with A DAN DZO & PGMB Chernigiv, thanks to the full points of Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Alexander Grischuk. If Vassily Ivanchuk [...]

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European Club Cup round 2

The 26th European Club Cup continued Monday with the round two games. The top rated teams continued the winning row, but there were several closely contested matches. The 2nd-seeded St.Petersburg Chess Club narrowly defeated Yugra thanks to Vassily Ivanchuk’s victory on the first board against Dmitry Jakovenko. The remaining games between all-Russian players were drawn. [...]

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European Club Cup round 1

The 26th European Club Cup started on Sunday with the participation of 49 teams. The powerhouse Socar Azerbaijan defeated Gambit-Asseco-See Skopje by 5.5-0.5, with IM Marjan Mitkov earning the only draw, in the game against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. On the other top boards, the higher rated teams also achieved convincing victories, but further bellow Betsson from [...]