KNOCK-OUT FINAL OF EUROPEAN ONLINE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

Final phase of European Online Chess Championship at chess.com platform will be played today, starting from 17:00 CET. Top ranked 14 players from E Group (2300+) Grand-Prix qualified for the Knock-out finals, and 2 invited players are going them to the top 16 list.

The Two invited players which will compete in the final Knock-out are: Gms Anish Giri (NED) and Navara David (CZE). Top 14 players according to combined score of two GrandPrix E events are:

Sarana
Alexey
RUS
Kovalev
Vladislav
BLR
Keymer
Vincent
GER
Gazik Viktor SVK
Mikhalevski
Victor
ISR
Movsesian
Sergei
ARM
Durarbayli
Vasif
AZE
Boruchovsky
Avital
ISR
Sargissian
Gabriel
ARM
Galaktionov
Artem
RUS
Meier Georg GER
Bluebaum
Matthias
GER
Demchenko
Anton
RUS
Asadli Vugar AZE

Full list with combined scores and ties from both events can be downloaded here.

Pairings tree of the Knockout Finals:

LIVE broadcast will be live broadcasted through chess.com TV. Special guests of the broadcast will be: ECU President, Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili, ECU Vice President, Mrs. Dana Reizniece- Ozola and representatives of ECU General Sponsor- AiGroup.

The Knockout event will be played with time control 10min+2seconds, in two games matches. If the match is tied after 2 played rounds, Armageddon game follows, and the colours will be decided by drawing of lots.