European Corporate Chess Championship 2022 starts in Rotterdam

The 2022 European Corporate Chess Championship takes place on weekend 18-19 June in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

The tournament is played on a luxury cruise ship of Royal Spido (named James Cook), while sailing in the Rotterdam harbour. 17 teams will participate in the event which will be played in 9 rounds, Swiss system, with time control: 15 minutes for the whole game, plus 5 seconds of an increment starting from the move one.

Among the players representing their corporations are: GM Anish Giri (2761, NED, Optiver 1 team), GM Loek van Wely (2629, NED,, GM Max Warmerdam (2613, NED, Flow Traders), GM Friso Nijboer (NED, 2466, DSE Automatisering), IM David Simon Pardo (ESP, 2461, Optiver 2), IM Radoslaw Barski (2437, POL, PwC).

Starting rank list of teams:

2DSE Automatisering2315
3LBV 12160
4Tata Steel2100
6EPO The Hague 11995
9Flow Traders1889
11LBV 21697
12Optiver 11649
13EPO The Hague 21644
14Optiver 21595
15ABN AMRO1417
17EPO Munchen1237

The total prize fund of the Championship is 6.000 EUR, with 3.000 EUR reserved for the Winner of the event.

Official website of the event