SBERBANK RUSSIA WINS EUROPEAN ONLINE CORPORATE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP
After two days of play through Tornelo playing server, 7 rounds in rapid time control and 9 rounds in blitz time control, European Online Corporate Chess Championship concluded today.
The Winner of the event became team of Sberbank from Russia, after winning both blitz and rapid events. Silver medal went to Khareba from Georgia which took two second places during each day.
Two teams tied for the third place with the same score: UE “Information and Computing Center Ministry of Finance of the Rep. of Belarus” and PROBIT Sp. z o.o. from Poland so the third place and prize are divided equally between these two teams.
The Team Medalists will be awarded with ECU Medals and special invitations for European Golden Pawn Ceremony in Monaco.
The Chess for Life Grand Award is presented to Kaspersky (Russia)- the company entering the most participants. The award recognises the achievement of a very special Organisation whose management and staff have responded to the challenge of team spirit and morale in the workplace.
The best player of the event and the Winner on the individual standings became Myshakov Fyodor (Team Sberbank) scoring 6/7 in the rapid event and 7.5/9 in the blitz event!
Second on the indivudal ranking list is Georgian Grandmaster Jojua Davit (Team Khareba) who scored 6 points in rapid and 7 points in blitz eventt.
Two players tied for the third place on individual standings scoring the same number of cumulative points 12.5 each. Kadatsky Alexander (Team Sberbank) and Shanava Konstantine (Team Khareba) won the bronze medal.
Results, pairings and standings are available here.
Vekua Temur (Khareba) took gold medal in special category for players rated U2000. Silver went to Petrov Viktor (Kaspersky) and bronze medal came to Rodjero Mateo (Rambler Group).
In special category for unrated players, first place came to Tsakhnakia Gogi (Khareba), second place went to Unton Andrei ( UE “Information and Computing Center Ministry of Finance of the Rep. of Belarus”) and
Zinkou Aliaksandr (UE “Information and Computing Center Ministry of Finance of the Rep. of Belarus”) won bronze medal.
All the games were broadcasted LIVE with commentaries by WGM Keti Tsatsalashvili through the ECU twitch channel.
Organising Committee of the 1st European Online Corporate Chess Championship: