European Club Cup begins in Novi Sad
Strongest Club Team Championship in the World!
62 Men’s Teams and 14 Women’s Teams
Always one of the most exciting team competitions to watch and play over games. This year’s event has two sections, an Open Section and a Women’s Section. Incredibly strong! Just in the Open Section there are 442 players, of whom 25 are rated over 2700. Includes 145 grandmasters and 74 international masters.
AND NOW SOME GAMES FROM ROUND 1
(Time control is 40 moves in 90 min, followed by 30 min to finish; plus 30′ per move)
im Getz,N—gm Grischuk,A
fm Mihajlov,S—gm Li Chao
fm Perrson,M–gm Rublevsky,S
gm Ding,L—gm Lauber,A
gm Nijboer,F–gm Gelfand,B
gm Navarro,D—im Vuilleumier,A
im Fioramonti,H—gm Shirov,A
gm Bartel,M—gm Kovacevic,V