|European Club Cup (2004)|
The 20th European Club Cup was a 7-round Swiss team tournament held at the Altin Yunus Hotel in Cesme, Izmir Province, Turkey, 3-9 October 2004, with the participation of 36 clubs from 22 countries, including defending champions NAO Chess Club of Paris, which mustered Adams, Grischuk, Bacrot, Pons, Lautier, Radjabov, Fressinet, and Nataf. Of the 264 players, 86 were GMs. The matches were played over six boards, with 2 points for a team win and 1 point for a draw. Time control: 90 minutes for the whole game, with 30 seconds added per move from move one. Chief organizer: European Chess Union. Chief arbiter: Dirk de Ridder.
NAO Chess Club won again with 12/14, ahead of Bosna Sarajevo (Shirov, Short, Sokolov, Bologan, Movsesian, Kozul, Atalik, Predojevic), Ladya Kazan (Rublevsky, Yandemirov, Timofeev, Filippov, et al.) and Max Ven Ekaterinburg (Kasparov, Vaganian, et al.), all three with 11/14.
Official site: http://web.archive.org/web/20041013...
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|1. S Azarov vs Kasparov
||½-½||27||2004||European Club Cup||B97 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|2. Shirov vs S Kristjansson
||1-0||36||2004||European Club Cup||C16 French, Winawer|
|3. Movsesian vs S D Sigfusson
|| ||1-0||26||2004||European Club Cup||C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|4. I Johannesson vs Bologan
|| ||0-1||46||2004||European Club Cup||B06 Robatsch|
|5. A Shariyazdanov vs M Duesterwald
|| ||1-0||53||2004||European Club Cup||A15 English|
|6. A A Gretarsson vs Predojevic
||½-½||65||2004||European Club Cup||C41 Philidor Defense|
|7. Sakaev vs M Feygin
||1-0||66||2004||European Club Cup||D30 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|8. Motylev vs M Ahn
|| ||1-0||57||2004||European Club Cup||B78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long|
|9. K Petzold vs A Rustemov
|| ||0-1||22||2004||European Club Cup||A13 English|
|10. K Pulkkinen vs F Vallejo Pons
|| ||0-1||40||2004||European Club Cup||B42 Sicilian, Kan|
|11. Radjabov vs P Lehtivaara
||1-0||56||2004||European Club Cup||C01 French, Exchange|
|12. Bacrot vs P Kekki
|| ||1-0||30||2004||European Club Cup||D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|13. A Hentunen vs Fressinet
|| ||0-1||31||2004||European Club Cup||A15 English|
|14. Glek vs A Aleksandrov
||1-0||19||2004||European Club Cup||C48 Four Knights|
|15. R Meessen vs Beliavsky
||½-½||73||2004||European Club Cup||C78 Ruy Lopez|
|16. Adams vs M Maki Uuro
||1-0||18||2004||European Club Cup||B04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern|
|17. M Agopov vs Grischuk
|| ||0-1||43||2004||European Club Cup||B18 Caro-Kann, Classical|
|18. I Sokolov vs S Bjornsson
||1-0||28||2004||European Club Cup||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|19. B Thorfinnsson vs Short
||0-1||33||2004||European Club Cup||E43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation|
|20. P Berntsen vs B Socko
||0-1||29||2004||European Club Cup||C00 French Defense|
|21. S Brynell vs Ivanchuk
|| ||½-½||30||2004||European Club Cup||E15 Queen's Indian|
|22. M Eriksson vs Macieja
|| ||½-½||30||2004||European Club Cup||E47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3|
|23. R Kempinski vs S Schneider
||1-0||36||2004||European Club Cup||A15 English|
|24. Krasenkow vs B Ahlander
||1-0||27||2004||European Club Cup||D58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst|
|25. T Markowski vs C Holst
|| ||1-0||58||2004||European Club Cup||A07 King's Indian Attack|
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