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🏆 European Club Cup (Women) (2018)

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Anna Muzychuk, Nana Dzagnidze, Mariya Muzychuk, Pia Cramling, Valentina Gunina, Bela Khotenashvili, Nino Batsiashvili, Natalija Pogonina, Olga Girya, Monika Socko, Anna Ushenina, Almira Skripchenko, Lela Javakhishvili, Natalia Zhukova, Elisabeth Paehtz, Salome Melia, Inna Gaponenko, Anastasia Bodnaruk, Deimante Daulyte-Cornette, Marina Guseva, Evgenija Ovod, Gunay Mammadzada, Yuliya Shvayger, Iulija Osmak, Masha Klinova, Stavroula Tsolakidou, Olga Zimina, Baira Kovanova, Gulnar Mammadova, Olga Babiy, Ulviyya Fataliyeva, Zeinab Mamedjarova, Marina Brunello, Khanim Balajayeva, Dina Belenkaya, Josefine Heinemann, Teodora Injac, Elena Semenova, Karmen Mar, Alina Balaian, Cecile Haussernot, Teja Vidic, Alessia Santeramo, Emma Richard, Mariagrazia De Rosa, Salome Neuhauser, Georgia Grapsa, Narcisa Mihevc-Mohr, Olena Kumanska, Maria Andolfatto, Silvia Guerini Jr., Sofia Buzukashvili, Evaggelia Petraki, Anthoula Elpida Tsivelekidou, Dimitria Nikolaki, Niki Vasiliki Lagogianni Chess Event Description
European Club Cup (Women) (2018)

The 23rd European Club Cup for Women took place from 12-18 October 2018 at the Porto Carras Grand Resort in Chalkidiki, Greece. The tournament was a 7-round team event, with preliminary round-robin groups (5 rounds) and play-offs (2 rounds), played with the standard time-control of 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 more minutes till the end of the game, with a 30-second increment per move from move 1. Standings in the round-robins were determined by Match points (2-1-0). Individual performance prizes were on offer for each board. The matches were played on 4 boards (with a possible reserve) and consisted of 12 teams and 56 players (four teams had no reserve player), including several members of the world's elite. Tournament director: Petr Pisk. Chief arbiter: Tomasz Delega.

Cercle d'Echecs de Monte-Carlo (Anna Muzychuk, Cramling, Socko, Cornette, Skripchenko) won with 13/14 (+6 =1 -0), ahead of Nona (Dzagnidze, Batsiashvili, Javakhishvili, Khotenashvili, Melia) and Ugra (Ushenina, Pogonina, Girya, Nechaeva, Kovanova).

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Previous: European Club Cup (Women) (2017). Next: European Club Cup (Women) (2019). Open section: European Club Cup (2018)

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 162  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Grapsa vs A Ushenina  0-1402018European Club Cup (Women)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
2. N Pogonina vs E Petraki  1-0412018European Club Cup (Women)E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
3. Niki Vasiliki Lagogianni vs O Girya  0-1342018European Club Cup (Women)B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
4. B Kovanova vs Anthoula Elpida Tsivelekidou  1-0302018European Club Cup (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
5. N Dzagnidze vs Y Shvayger  1-0352018European Club Cup (Women)A15 English
6. M Klinova vs L Javakhishvili  ½-½482018European Club Cup (Women)B40 Sicilian
7. B Khotenashvili vs Olena Kumanska  1-0412018European Club Cup (Women)A14 English
8. Sofia Buzukashvili vs S Melia  0-1472018European Club Cup (Women)A40 Queen's Pawn Game
9. A Bodnaruk vs V Gunina ½-½402018European Club Cup (Women)B12 Caro-Kann Defense
10. E Paehtz vs E Ovod  ½-½382018European Club Cup (Women)A13 English
11. D Belenkaya vs S Tsolakidou  1-0362018European Club Cup (Women)B40 Sicilian
12. M Brunello vs A Balaian  1-0362018European Club Cup (Women)C02 French, Advance
13. M De Rosa vs P Cramling  0-1462018European Club Cup (Women)B42 Sicilian, Kan
14. M Socko vs A Santeramo  1-0232018European Club Cup (Women)E00 Queen's Pawn Game
15. Silvia Guerini Jr. vs D Daulyte-Cornette  0-1452018European Club Cup (Women)B03 Alekhine's Defense
16. A Skripchenko vs M Andolfatto  ½-½502018European Club Cup (Women)A14 English
17. J Heinemann vs M Muzychuk  ½-½402018European Club Cup (Women)B33 Sicilian
18. N Zhukova vs C Haussernot  ½-½352018European Club Cup (Women)D46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
19. E Richard vs I Osmak  0-1322018European Club Cup (Women)C07 French, Tarrasch
20. O Babiy vs S Neuhauser  1-0392018European Club Cup (Women)B32 Sicilian
21. G Mammadzada vs T Injac  ½-½532018European Club Cup (Women)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
22. T Vidic vs K Balajayeva  ½-½302018European Club Cup (Women)C45 Scotch Game
23. G Mammadova vs K Mar  1-0382018European Club Cup (Women)B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
24. N Mihevc-Mohr vs U Fataliyeva  0-1312018European Club Cup (Women)C03 French, Tarrasch
25. A Ushenina vs M Muzychuk  ½-½312018European Club Cup (Women)D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
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  Sargon: For those whose sentiment has (appropiately) been:

Oct-27-18  siggemannen: Thanks Sargon =)
And yeah, weird seeing V. Gunina on an Italian team (!) getting totally beat up. Hope for a better one next time, Valya

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