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ANDORRA WINS EUROPEAN SMALL NATIONS TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

The team of Andorra convincingly won the 6th edition of European Small Nations Team Chess Championship, with a perfect score of 18 match points, and 9 victories out of 9 games! The Closing ceremony of the Championship took place yesterday evening with attendance of ECU Secretary-General, Mr. Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou the Vice President of the Italian Chess Federation Mr.… Read More »

ARTEMIEV VLADISLAV BECOMES EUROPEAN CHESS CHAMPION 2019

Artemiev Vladislav (RUS, 2736) became the Winner of European Individual Chess Championship 2019 with a score of 8.5 points. Artemiev tied for the first place with Nils Grandelius (SWE, 2694), who had the same score, but the average rating of the opponents decided that Artemiev is the new European Individual Chess Champion. In the last, 11th round, of… Read More »

ARTEMIEV VLADISLAV IS THE SOLE LEADER OF EICC 2019

Before the last, 11th round, of European Individual Chess Championship 2019, Artemiev Vladislav (RUS, 2736) emerged as the sole leader with a score of 8 points. Artemiev took a full point with the white pieces in the 10th round, after defeating 17 years old Russian Grandmaster, Esipenko Andrey (RUS, 2603).  Having managed a better position in the middle… Read More »

SEVEN PLAYERS SHARE THE TOP AFTER 9 PLAYED ROUNDS AT EICC 2019

European Individual Chess Championship 2019 is coming to its closure and seven players tie in top, each with 7 points. Artemiev Vladislav (RUS, 2736) defended a disadvantageous position against Piorun Kacper (POL, 2631). Polish Grandmaster had a strategical edge during the whole game and eventually got in the winning position, however, Piorun made a mistake in a winning… Read More »

THREE MORE ROUNDS TO BE PLAYED AT EICC 2019

Only three rounds to be played at the 20th European Individual Chess Championship and five players share the top, each with 6.5 points. Rodshtein Maxim (ISR, 2673), Piorun Kacper (POL, 2631), Grandelius Nils (SWE, 2694) and Esipenko Andrey (RUS, 2603) maintained the lead from the previous round since they all drew in the leaders encounter. The leading four… Read More »

FOUR PLAYERS TIE FOR THE TOP OF EICC 2019

Seven rounds have been already played at European Individual Chess Championship 2019 and four players are in a tie for the top, each with 6 points. The clash of the leaders of the round 6, the game between Piorun Kacper (POL, 2631) and Rodshtein Maxim (ISR, 2673) ended in a peaceful manner. Position where Rodshtein had two pawns… Read More »

EUROPEAN SMALL NATIONS TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 LAUNCHED

The 6th European Small Nations Team Championship launched yesterday and takes place from 23rd March to 31st March in the Republic of San Marino. The Opening ceremony, welcoming buffet and the technical meeting of the event took place on Saturday evening, while the first round started yesterday, after the FIDE President, Mr. Arkady Dvorkovich, played the first move on the top… Read More »

RODSHTEIN AND PIORUN LEADING EICC 2019 AFTER 6 ROUNDS

After 6 played rounds, Rodshtein Maxim (ISR, 2673) and Piorun Kacper (POL, 2631) emerged on the top as leaders of the European Individual Chess Championship, each with 5.5 points. Rodshtein strategically overplayed Alekseenko Kirill (RUS, 2644) with white pieces in a Gruenfeld Fianchetto variation after making a passed d pawn. Afterwards, Israeli Grandmaster attacked the King’s side to… Read More »

FOUR PLAYERS GO TO THE RESTING DAY LEADING EICC 2019

After five played rounds at the European Individual Chess Championship 2019, Rodshtein Maxim (ISR, 2673), Berkes Ferenc (HUN, 2666), Alekseenko Kirill (RUS, 2644) and Piorun Kacper (POL, 2631) lead the standings, each with a score of 4.5 points. Rodshtein defeated Deac Bogdan-Daniel (ROU, 2609) with black pieces, after an equalization in a Najdorf variation. For the rest of… Read More »

NONE REMAINS PERFECT AT EICC 2019 – 4TH ROUND REPORT

After four played rounds at European Individual Chess Championship, none remains with a perfect score, but 19 players tie on the top with 3.5 points. All the leaders’ clashes ended in a peaceful manner, besides the game between Van Foreest Lucas (NED, 2515) and top-seeded Artemiev Vladislav (RUS, 2736), who lagged behind the leaders for 0.5 points. The… Read More »

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