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European Chess Championships 2013

  • SonofPearl
  • on 05/05/13 00:25.

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The first round of the 14th European Individual Chess Championships gets underway today.

The championship takes place in Legnica, Poland and the format is an 11-round Swiss system with 285 players taking part, including more than 140 grandmasters! The prize fund is €100,000 and the competition is also a qualification event for the next World Cup. The top 23 players will qualify.

Each round starts at 15:00 local time (13:00 UTC) except the last round which is 2 hours earlier. There is one rest day on Sunday 12th May.

The official website is here, and live coverage of the games is at this page.

The tournament schedule

Sunday 5th May 1st round
Monday 6th May 2nd round
Tuesday 7th May 3rd round
Wednesday 8th May 4th round
Thursday 9th May 5th round
Friday 10th May 6th round
Saturday 11th May 7th round
Sunday  12th May Rest day
Monday 13th May 8th round
Tuesday 14th May 9th round
Wednesday 15th May 10th round
Thursday  16th May 11th round

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The rate of play is 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an increment of 30 seconds per move, starting from move one. Players may only agree to a draw after 40 moves have been played.

The top 50 players competing

# Name Fed Elo
1 JAKOVENKO Dmitry  RUS 2731
2 TOMASHEVSKY Evgeny  RUS 2719
3 VACHIER-LAGRAVE Maxime  FRA 2718
4 NEPOMNIACHTCHI Ian  RUS 2710
5 ARESHCHENKO Alexander  UKR 2709
6 AKOPIAN Vladimir  ARM 2705
7 KOROBOV Anton  UKR 2705
8 ELJANOV Pavel  UKR 2702
9 JOBAVA Baadur  GEO 2702
10 WOJTASZEK Radoslaw  POL 2701
11 ALEKSEEV Evgeny  RUS 2700
12 CHEPARINOV Ivan  BUL 2700
13 NAVARA David  CZE 2697
14 ALMASI Zoltan  HUN 2695
15 VALLEJO PONS Francisco  ESP 2695
16 MOVSESIAN Sergei  ARM 2693
17 BERKES Ferenc  HUN 2688
18 GRACHEV Boris  RUS 2687
19 LAZNICKA Viktor  CZE 2679
20 NISIPEANU Liviu-Dieter  ROU 2679
21 EFIMENKO Zahar  UKR 2677
22 SUTOVSKY Emil  ISR 2673
23 MOTYLEV Alexander  RUS 2669
24 SARGISSIAN Gabriel  ARM 2667
25 POTKIN Vladimir  RUS 2666
26 RAGGER Markus  AUT 2666
27 FEDORCHUK Sergey A.  UKR 2660
28 ZHIGALKO Sergei  BLR 2660
29 GEORGIEV Kiril  BUL 2657
30 KHAIRULLIN Ildar  RUS 2657
31 IVANISEVIC Ivan  SRB 2655
32 MEIER Georg  GER 2655
33 ZVJAGINSEV Vadim  RUS 2655
34 DREEV Aleksey  RUS 2654
35 KURNOSOV Igor  RUS 2654
36 SJUGIROV Sanan  RUS 2654
37 GAJEWSKI Grzegorz  POL 2653
38 ISTRATESCU Andrei  FRA 2651
39 SAFARLI Eltaj  AZE 2651
40 MAMEDOV Rauf  AZE 2649
41 FRIDMAN Daniel  GER 2648
42 SOCKO Bartosz  POL 2647
43 PETROSIAN Tigran L.  ARM 2645
44 BALOGH Csaba  HUN 2644
45 LYSYJ Igor  RUS 2641
46 ROMANOV Evgeny  RUS 2640
47 SHIMANOV Aleksandr  RUS 2639
48 RODSHTEIN Maxim  ISR 2638
49 POSTNY Evgeny  ISR 2637
50 STEVIC Hrvoje  CRO 2637

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  • 18 mesi fa

    lbtr74aao

    the first place qualified the winner for a strong  cup or tounament ?

  • 18 mesi fa

    Ales-L

    Go Luka Lenic!

  • 18 mesi fa

    kawabanga

    Tough line-up, i like BERKES Ferenc, and JOBAVA Baadur, i hope they do well

  • 18 mesi fa

    gregdocot

    May the best man win. Good luck to the players!

  • 18 mesi fa

    -_KNiGHt_-

    Thanks - I checked out the webpage.  Very cool. 

  • 18 mesi fa

    IM Kacparov

    As one of the participants, I can answer any questions or give some more information ;)

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