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🏆 European Club Cup (2021)

Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
The 36th European Club Cup was held from 18-24 September 2019 at Hotel Izgrev in Struga, North Macedonia. It was a 7-round Swiss team event, with the time control of 90 minutes for the first 40 moves followed by 30 more minutes till the end of the game, with 30 seconds added per move from move 1. Standings were determined by match points (2-1-0). Each match was played on six boards, and each team could have two reserve players. There were 38 teams and 262 players (15 reserve players did not play). Tournamen ... [more]

Player: Ahmad Ahmadzada

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Ahmad Ahmadzada vs Jonathan Pein  ½-½392021European Club CupA47 Queen's Indian
2. V Kurochkin vs Ahmad Ahmadzada  0-1492021European Club CupB40 Sicilian
3. Ahmad Ahmadzada vs L de La Fuente  ½-½562021European Club CupC53 Giuoco Piano
4. Ahmad Ahmadzada vs M Kirszenberg  1-0262021European Club CupB10 Caro-Kann
5. Ahmad Ahmadzada vs M Stankovic  1-0312021European Club CupB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
6. A Predke vs Ahmad Ahmadzada  1-0362021European Club CupA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Ahmad Ahmadzada wins | Ahmad Ahmadzada loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-21-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  Messiah: May the boy go wrong today.
Sep-22-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  Messiah: Today we'll have a Fathead-Justin clash. Hopefully both players will lose somehow.
Sep-22-21
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  fabelhaft: Carlsen plays the KID against Mamedyarov so probably not looking for a draw.
Sep-22-21
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  fabelhaft: Given that Carlsen’s team isn’t one of the top ranked I guess his job is to try to win such games as this one, but not easy to beat Mamedyarov with black. The only decisive game between the two in classical over the last six years with Mamedyarov as white was won by Mamedyarov.
Sep-22-21
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  Messiah: <fabelhaft: Carlsen plays the KID against Mamedyarov so probably not looking for a draw.>

I don't watch this particular game.

Sep-22-21
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  Messiah: May Justin fail to hold the endgame.
Sep-22-21
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  fabelhaft: Carlsen has probably gone a bit too far trying to unbalance things, even if it would work it wouldn’t help much when the team is going 0-5 on the other boards. As it is 6-0 looks rather likely.
Sep-22-21
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  fabelhaft: Carlsen blitzed out a few precise moves and things look holdable.

Svidler lost and is down to 2695 and is no longer in the top dozen in Russia. That can’t have happened the last 25 years.

Sep-24-21
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  fabelhaft: Looks like Carlsen lost interest a bit after the match when all the other players in the team lost their games, and he didn't play the last matches.
Sep-24-21  fisayo123: <fabelhaft>

No, he was supposed to play only a handful of games not the full 7 rounds.

Sep-24-21
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  fabelhaft: <fisayo123> Ah, ok. I thought it was strange that he played at all, just three days after winning the tournament in Norway.
Sep-24-21
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  fabelhaft: So I see that this Champions Chess Tour final thing has the opening ceremony today in Norway and Carlsen will be there IRL playing his games. With only a week between Norway Chess and this event also in Norway, he still bothered to sneak off to Macedonia to play some rounds of the European Club Cup :-)
Sep-24-21  nok: <Carlsen will be there IRL playing his games>

Omg omg omg

Sep-26-21
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  Tabanus: 276 games are missing. Six games from rd. 1, 49 games from rounds 1-5, and all the 227 games from rounds 6-7.

Sigh.

Sep-28-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Now only 51 games missing, apparently mostly short GM draws.

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