|European Team Championship (1999)|
The 12th European Team Championship was contested between 36 national teams in the newly built Chess Palace in Batumi, Georgia from 29 November to 7 December 1999. It was a 9-round Swiss system tournament organized by the European Chess Union and the Georgian Chess Federation. Time control: 120 minutes for the first 40 moves, followed by 60 additional minutes to finish the game. Rounds 1-9 started at 3 pm local time. Chief arbiter: Geurt Gijssen. Number of games played: 648.
Armenia (Lputian, Minasian, Anastasian, Aronian) won with 22.5/36 game points, ahead of Hungary (22/36) and Germany (21/36).
TWIC 1: https://theweekinchess.com/html/twi...
TWIC 2: https://theweekinchess.com/html/twi...
Wiener Zeitung: https://web.archive.org/web/2000120...
Tidskrift för Schack, 2000/1, pp. 45-54: https://tfsarkiv.schack.se/pdf/2000...
Tidskrift för Schack, 2000/2, pp. 89-94: https://tfsarkiv.schack.se/pdf/2000...
The Irish Chess Diary: https://web.archive.org/web/2000012...
The Chesspedia: https://thechesspedia.net/gijssen-g...
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| page 1 of 26; games 1-25 of 647
|1. T Oral vs A Neiksans
||1-0||38||1999||European Team Championship||C43 Petrov, Modern Attack|
|2. Topalov vs Rozentalis
||1-0||24||1999||European Team Championship||A18 English, Mikenas-Carls|
|3. Lanka vs Movsesian
|| ||1-0||41||1999||European Team Championship||B47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation|
|4. I Sokolov vs Jobava
|| ||1-0||58||1999||European Team Championship||E70 King's Indian|
|5. I Tofan vs T Gelashvili
|| ||0-1||51||1999||European Team Championship||C41 Philidor Defense|
|6. Ponomariov vs I Ivanisevic
||1-0||46||1999||European Team Championship||B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation|
|7. Plachetka vs C Lutz
|| ||0-1||42||1999||European Team Championship||A87 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation|
|8. Yusupov vs I Stohl
|| ||½-½||23||1999||European Team Championship||D72 Neo-Grunfeld, 5.cd, Main line|
|9. Psakhis vs D Pavasovic
|| ||½-½||20||1999||European Team Championship||A13 English|
|10. Aronian vs M Ahn
||1-0||29||1999||European Team Championship||E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto|
|11. Polgar vs Marciano
|| ||1-0||33||1999||European Team Championship||C42 Petrov Defense|
|12. Lautier vs Leko
|| ||½-½||26||1999||European Team Championship||A34 English, Symmetrical|
|13. Tiviakov vs R Akesson
|| ||1-0||39||1999||European Team Championship||B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3|
|14. C Bauer vs Z Almasi
|| ||0-1||29||1999||European Team Championship||D19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch|
|15. J Pinter vs I Nataf
|| ||½-½||24||1999||European Team Championship||E77 King's Indian|
|16. J Gallagher vs M Agopov
|| ||1-0||37||1999||European Team Championship||B47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation|
|17. Gelfand vs Beliavsky
|| ||½-½||80||1999||European Team Championship||D58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst|
|18. E Agrest vs Piket
|| ||1-0||34||1999||European Team Championship||A28 English|
|19. A Mikhalchishin vs Avrukh
|| ||½-½||34||1999||European Team Championship||A04 Reti Opening|
|20. G Mohr vs A Huzman
|| ||½-½||15||1999||European Team Championship||A13 English|
|21. Damljanovic vs Ivanchuk
|| ||½-½||40||1999||European Team Championship||B06 Robatsch|
|22. Onischuk vs Z Ilincic
|| ||0-1||58||1999||European Team Championship||A16 English|
|23. D Kosic vs Romanishin
|| ||½-½||28||1999||European Team Championship||E60 King's Indian Defense|
|24. Delchev vs A Butnorius
||1-0||41||1999||European Team Championship||A14 English|
|25. M Geenen vs A Anastasian
|| ||0-1||60||1999||European Team Championship||B94 Sicilian, Najdorf|
| page 1 of 26; games 1-25 of 647
|Nov-24-21|| ||Tabanus: For completeness:
[Event "European Team Championship"]
[Site "Batumi GEO"]
[White "Ahn, Martin"]
[Black "Bawart, Markus"]
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5 a6 8.
Na3 b5 9. Nd5 Qa5+ 10. Bd2 Qd8 11. Bg5 Qa5+ 1/2-1/2
https://theweekinchess.com/html/twi... notes of an improved version of the 648 games, not sure what CG has here.
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