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🏆 European Club Cup (Women) (2008)

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Yifan Hou, Humpy Koneru, Anna Muzychuk, Tatiana Kosintseva, Zhao Xue, Nadezhda Kosintseva, Nana Dzagnidze, Maia Chiburdanidze, Antoaneta Stefanova, Kateryna Alexandrovna Lagno, Pia Cramling, Viktorija Cmilyte, Dronavalli Harika, Anna Vitalyevna Zatonskih, Ekaterina Valentinovna Kovalevskaya, Elina Danielian, Hoang Thanh Trang, Monika (Bobrowska) Socko, Lilit Mkrtchian, Anna Ushenina, Almira Fyodorovna Skripchenko, Natalia Zhukova, Elisabeth Paehtz, Ekaterina Polovnikova-Atalik, Inna Gaponenko, Deimante Daulyte-Cornette, Nino Khurtsidze, Ekaterina Korbut, Corina-Isabela Peptan, Alisa Maric, Svetlana Matveeva, Dagne Ciuksyte, Evgenija Ovod, Alina L'Ami, Cristina-Adela Foisor, Irina Iosifovna Turova, Baira Kovanova, Irina Chelushkina, Julia Viktorovna Demina, Anna Sharevich, Elena Luminita Radu Cosma, Gabriela Olarasu, Andjelija Stojanovic, Maria Kursova, Carmen Voicu-Jagodzinsky, Svetlana Petrenko, Iozefina Werle, Elena Boric, Mathilde Congiu, Anastazia Karlovich, Bella Igla, Maya Porat, Ela Pitam, Kristina Cherenkova, Ioulia Makka, Irina Botvinnik, Ioana-Smaranda Padurariu, Vera Papadopoulou, Simona Limontaite, Vesna Zivkovic, Fiona Steil-Antoni, Natalia Vovinkina, Zoi Iordanidou, Margarita Fakhretdinova, Irina Len, Julie Fischer, Martina Skogvall, Georgia Grapsa, Branka Vujic-Katanic, Verena Nagel, Rebecca Klipper, Sylvie Genzling, Nada Dragovic, Elisavet Papathanasiou, Anastasia Paganoglou, Marina Lian, Helene Bertrand, Ageliki Papathanasiou, Marie Weigel, Maria-anna Haritopoulou, Claudia Fischer, Lora Feldman Chess Event Description
European Club Cup (Women) (2008)

The 13th European Club Cup for Women was a 7-round Swiss team tournament held at the Athos Palace Hotel in Kallithea, Halkidiki peninsula, Greece, 17-23 October 2008, with the participation of 18 clubs from 13 countries, including defending champions Cercle d'Echecs de Monte Carlo, which mustered Koneru, Cramling, Xie Jun, Dzagnidze, Socko and Skripchenko. Of the 82 players, 7 were GMs and 26 IMs. Each match was played over four boards, with two points for a team win and one point for a draw. Time control: 90 minutes for 40 moves then 30 more minutes till the end of the game, with 30 seconds added per move from move 1. First prize: 2,500 euros. Central organizers: Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou and Werner Stubenvoll. Chief arbiter: Dirk de Ridder.

Cercle d'Echecs de Monte Carlo won again with 12/14, ahead of Spartak Vidnoe (Yifan Hou, Stefanova, Zhao Xue, Tatiana and Nadezhda Kosintseva, Ovod), T-com Podgorica (Anna Muzychuk, Maric, Gaponenko, Kovalevskaya) and Economist SGSEU Saratov, all three with 10/14.

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 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 251  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C Fischer vs Vesna Zivkovic  0-1342008European Club Cup (Women)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
2. Z Iordanidou vs E V Kovalevskaya  0-1532008European Club Cup (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
3. M Congiu vs A Ushenina  ½-½452008European Club Cup (Women)B22 Sicilian, Alapin
4. E Paehtz vs F Steil-Antoni  ½-½422008European Club Cup (Women)C50 Giuoco Piano
5. R Klipper vs B Kovanova  0-1822008European Club Cup (Women)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
6. M Kursova vs M Weigel  0-1382008European Club Cup (Women)D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. Hoang Thanh Trang vs Irina Botvinnik  1-0222008European Club Cup (Women)D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
8. I Len vs A Zatonskih  0-1342008European Club Cup (Women)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
9. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs M Lian  1-0252008European Club Cup (Women)E10 Queen's Pawn Game
10. L Feldman vs A Sharevich  0-1632008European Club Cup (Women)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
11. G Grapsa vs C Peptan  1-0682008European Club Cup (Women)E00 Queen's Pawn Game
12. E Cosma vs A Papathanasiou  1-0192008European Club Cup (Women)D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
13. M Haritopoulou vs A L'Ami  0-1372008European Club Cup (Women)E70 King's Indian
14. I Werle vs E Papathanasiou  1-0312008European Club Cup (Women)B25 Sicilian, Closed
15. I Chelushkina vs S Genzling  ½-½412008European Club Cup (Women)A00 Uncommon Opening
16. H Bertrand vs C Foisor  0-1472008European Club Cup (Women)B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
17. G Olarasu vs Julie Fischer  1-0172008European Club Cup (Women)A04 Reti Opening
18. I Gaponenko vs M Fakhretdinova  ½-½522008European Club Cup (Women)C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
19. K Cherenkova vs A Maric  0-1482008European Club Cup (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
20. P Cramling vs D Ciuksyte  ½-½352008European Club Cup (Women)E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
21. D Daulyte-Cornette vs N Dzagnidze  0-1392008European Club Cup (Women)B94 Sicilian, Najdorf
22. M Socko vs I Makka  1-0772008European Club Cup (Women)B10 Caro-Kann
23. S Limontaite vs Skripchenko  ½-½492008European Club Cup (Women)E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
24. S Petrenko vs A Stefanova  0-1572008European Club Cup (Women)C78 Ruy Lopez
25. T Kosintseva vs A Karlovich  1-0302008European Club Cup (Women)C78 Ruy Lopez
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-20-08  percyblakeney: Some really strong teams also in the women's event, in today's match between Spartak Vidnoe and Cercle d'Echecs Monte Carlo the four boards look like this:

WGM Hou Yifan 2578 (white) - GM Koneru Humpy 2618
GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2548 (black) - GM Cramling Pia 2550 GM Zhao Xue 2518 (white) - IM Dzagnidze Nana 2503
IM Kosintseva Tatiana 2513 (white) - IM Socko Monika 2434

Oct-21-08  Ladolcevita: well,ending in a draw0.0

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