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Monday, October 03, 2011 13:09
In an interview for, Teimour Radjabov suggests a new format for next year's European Club Cup: If the European Chess Union wants to make the tournament more interesting, it is necessary that the top ten teams play each other in a round robin tournament. It will be more objective, since the current format does not have enough rounds and...
European Club Cup: St. Petersburg and AVS are the winners
Sunday, October 02, 2011 22:22
The 'St. Petersburg Chess Federation' team (Svidler, Vitiugov, Movsesian, Efimenko, Zvjaginsev, Khairullin and Matlakov) won the 2011 European Club Cup on Saturday in Rogaska Slatina, Slovenia. In the last round World Cup winner Peter Svidler lost his first game since August 15th, but his team defeated Mika (Yerevan) 2.5-3.5. St. Petersburg...
European Club Cup: more champions stumble
Thursday, September 29, 2011 12:17
On the day when both Anand and Carlsen went down in Sao Paulo, more big names lost on a different continent: Boris Gelfand, Hou Yifan and Ruslan Ponomariov. Four teams won all of their four matches: Saint-Petersburg Chess Federation, OSG Baden Baden, SHSM-64 and Tomsk-400. For more info see also our announcement here. General info Event 27th...
Big clashes still to come at European Club Cup
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 14:45
After two rounds at the European Club Cup in Slovenia the strongest teams haven't faced each other yet. In the men's section the favourites haven't dropped points so far, but the reigning champions in the women's tournament surprisingly lost in the first round. For more info see also our announcement here. General info Event 27th European Club...
Two top events about to start
Saturday, September 24, 2011 18:36
Less than a week after the end of the World Cup two new top events are about to start. On Sunday the first round of the European Club Cup will be played while on Monday the first round of the Grand Slam Masters Final is scheduled. European Club Cup The 27th European Club Cup for Men and 16th European Club Cup for Women will be held September 24th...