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🏆 European Team Championship (2003)

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Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Alexander Grischuk, Teimour Radjabov, Alexander Morozevich, Boris Gelfand, Peter Svidler, Ruslan Ponomariov, Pavel Eljanov, Alexey Shirov, David Navara, Evgeny Bareev, Baadur Jobava, Alexander Moiseenko, Francisco Vallejo Pons, Laurent Fressinet, Loek van Wely, Ivan Cheparinov, Alexander G Beliavsky, Zahar Efimenko, Ferenc Berkes, Emil Sutovsky, Ilia Smirin, Alexander Khalifman, Sergei Tiviakov, Viktor Korchnoi, Kiril Georgiev, Joel Lautier, Christian Bauer, Michael Roiz, Zurab Azmaiparashvili, Aleksej Aleksandrov, Michal Krasenkow, Zoltan Gyimesi, Aleksander Delchev, Boris Avrukh, Sergei Azarov, Gadir Guseinov, Giorgi Kacheishvili, Ivan Ivanisevic, Bartosz Socko, Alexei Fedorov, Mikheil Mchedlishvili, Alexander Graf, Tomi Nyback, Vladimir Baklan, Bartlomiej Macieja, Jan Gustafsson, Ioannis Papaioannou, Zbynek Hracek, Robert Kempinski, Hristos Banikas, Andrei Sokolov, Jonathan Speelman, Friso Nijboer, Milos Perunovic, Zdenko Kozul, Miguel Illescas Cordoba, Vasilios Kotronias, Hrvoje Stevic, Suat Atalik, Tomasz Markowski, Rustem Dautov, Branko Damljanovic, Merab Gagunashvili, Yannick Pelletier, Alberto David, Christopher Lutz, Evgenij Agrest, Dusko Pavasovic, Boris Chatalbashev, Erik van den Doel, Kaido Kulaots, Vlastimil Babula Sr, Nikola Sedlak, Peter Acs, Jiri Stocek, Julian Radulski, Vasil Spasov, Thomas Luther, Valentin Iotov, Jean-Marc Degraeve, Stelios Halkias, Bogdan Lalic, Drazen Sermek, Robert Zelcic, Milos Pavlovic, Vladimir Georgiev, Zoltan Varga, Johan Hellsten, Jure Borisek, John van der Wiel, Jonny Hector, Ognjen Cvitan, Bojan Kurajica, Robert Ruck, Andrei Kovalev, Nikola Mitkov, Pablo San Segundo Carrillo, Rasul Ibrahimov, Ioannis Nikolaidis plus 86 more players. Chess Event Description
European Team Championship (2003)

The 14th European Team Championship was contested between 37 national teams in Pavilion #3 at the International Fair Complex in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 11-20 October 2003, as a 9-round Swiss system tournament. It was organized by the European Chess Union, the Ministry of Youth and Sport of Bulgaria, the Bulgarian Chess Federation, and the Municipality of Plovdiv. Rest day: 16 October (after Round 5). Time control: 90 minutes for the whole game, with 30 seconds added per move starting from move 1. Rounds started at 2:30 pm local time. Chief organizer: Vasil Ivanov. Tournament director: Kamen Toshkov. Chief arbiter: Zdravko Nedev. Number of games played: 648.

Russia (Svidler, Bareev, Grischuk, Morozevich, Khalifman) won with 17/18 match points (+8 =1 -0), ahead of Israel (15/18) and Georgia (3rd on tiebreak with 13/18).

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 page 1 of 26; games 1-25 of 644  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Navara vs T Thorhallsson  1-0602003European Team ChampionshipD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
2. J Stocek vs S Kristjansson  1-0462003European Team ChampionshipE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
3. Agrest vs Ponomariov 1-0282003European Team ChampionshipA15 English
4. C Wagener vs M Perunovic  0-1912003European Team ChampionshipB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
5. R Kempinski vs M Vasilev  ½-½692003European Team ChampionshipE10 Queen's Pawn Game
6. J Gunnarsson vs V Babula Sr  0-1312003European Team ChampionshipC53 Giuoco Piano
7. M Neubauer vs Pavasovic  ½-½402003European Team ChampionshipC78 Ruy Lopez
8. B Thorfinnsson vs Jirovsky  0-1512003European Team ChampionshipE10 Queen's Pawn Game
9. Korchnoi vs B Kelly  1-0422003European Team ChampionshipA13 English
10. M Pavlovic vs M Bakalarz  1-0412003European Team ChampionshipB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
11. A Graf vs Kulaots  ½-½332003European Team ChampionshipE46 Nimzo-Indian
12. J Gallagher vs D McMahon 1-0302003European Team ChampionshipC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
13. Nyback vs Jobava 1-0522003European Team ChampionshipE92 King's Indian
14. K Georgiev vs K Haznedaroglu  1-0332003European Team ChampionshipA25 English
15. T Markowski vs P Genov  0-1422003European Team ChampionshipA37 English, Symmetrical
16. C Theocharides vs R Zelcic  0-1432003European Team ChampionshipB12 Caro-Kann Defense
17. T Luther vs T Seeman  1-0332003European Team ChampionshipB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
18. A David vs Damljanovic  1-0622003European Team ChampionshipE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
19. C D'Amore vs E van den Doel  ½-½232003European Team ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
20. Tiviakov vs E Arlandi  1-0372003European Team ChampionshipB40 Sicilian
21. M Godena vs Van Wely  ½-½202003European Team ChampionshipB22 Sicilian, Alapin
22. Butnorius vs A Kovalev  ½-½222003European Team ChampionshipE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
23. Beliavsky vs F Volkmann  1-0292003European Team ChampionshipD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
24. G Schroll vs J Borisek  ½-½242003European Team ChampionshipA48 King's Indian
25. Mamedyarov vs S R Mannion 1-0312003European Team ChampionshipD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
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