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🏆 European Club Cup (Women) (2017)

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Nana Dzagnidze, Dronavalli Harika, Ekaterina Valentinovna Kovalevskaya, Bela Khotenashvili, Nino Batsiashvili, Natalia Pogonina, Olga Girya, Anna Ushenina, Natalia Zhukova, Elisabeth Paehtz, Alina Kashlinskaya, Ekaterina Polovnikova-Atalik, Salome Melia, Marina Romanko Nechaeva, Elena Yevgenyevna Zaiatz, Yuliya Shvayger, Anastasia Savina, Masha Vladimirovna Klinova, Daria Voit, Baira Kovanova, Olga Badelka, Gulnar Mammadova, Zeinab Mamedjarova, Ulviyya Hasil Fataliyeva, Betul Cemre Yildiz, Elena Luminita Radu Cosma, Khanim Balajayeva, Aydan Hojjatova, Mihaela Sandu, Angela Dragomirescu, Lanita Stetsko, Khayala Isgandarova, Cagil Irmak Arda, Cecile Haussernot, Sila Caglar, Duru Okuyaz, Ece Ozbay, Mathilde Choisy, Sude Hereklioglu, Emma Richard, Salome Neuhauser, Ebru Kaplan, Handenur Sahin, Defne Sade, Isil Can, Bengu Sena Ayan, Safiye Oyku Ince, Busra Ozbek, Lena Brusilovski, Eda Celik, Lilia Ovechkin Chess Event Description
European Club Cup (Women) (2017)

The 22nd European Chess Club Cup for Women was a 7-round Swiss System team tournament held at the Avantgarde Hotel in Göynük, Antalya Province, Turkey, 8-14 October 2017, with the participation of 12 clubs from 8 countries. Of the 51 players, there were 5 GMs and 11 IMs. Each match was played over four boards, with 2 points for a team win and 1 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: 3,000 euros. Chief organizers: European Chess Union and Turkish Chess Federation. Tournament director: Ozgur Solakoglu. Chief arbiter: Tugan Unal.

Nona of Batumi, Georgia (Dzagnidze, Harika, Batsiashvili, Khotenashvili, Melia) won on tiebreak ahead of Odlar Yurdu (Mamedjarova, Fataliyeva, Mammadova, Balajayeva, Hojjatova), both with 11/14. Bossa Nova (Zhukova, Badelka, Zaiatz, Stetsko) was 3rd on tiebreak with 10/14.

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Previous: European Club Cup (Women) (2016). Next: European Club Cup (Women) (2018). Open section: European Club Cup (2017)

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 168  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N Dzagnidze vs E Polovnikova-Atalik  ½-½442017European Club Cup (Women)D66 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
2. Lena Brusilovski vs G Mammadova  0-1332017European Club Cup (Women)C11 French
3. A Hojjatova vs Lilia Ovechkin  1-0372017European Club Cup (Women)B04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
4. N Zhukova vs Handenur Sahin  1-0342017European Club Cup (Women)A21 English
5. Bengu Sena Ayan vs O Badelka  0-1322017European Club Cup (Women)D25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
6. Zaiatz vs Eda Celik  1-0262017European Club Cup (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
7. Defne Sade vs L Stetsko  0-1592017European Club Cup (Women)C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
8. E Kaplan vs E Paehtz  ½-½552017European Club Cup (Women)B06 Robatsch
9. M Sandu vs Safiye Oyku Ince  1-0402017European Club Cup (Women)B47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
10. Isil Can vs E Cosma  0-1452017European Club Cup (Women)C01 French, Exchange
11. A Dragomirescu vs Busra Ozbek  1-0422017European Club Cup (Women)A10 English
12. U Fataliyeva vs Klinova  1-0262017European Club Cup (Women)B07 Pirc
13. Y Shvayger vs Z Mamedjarova ½-½372017European Club Cup (Women)C48 Four Knights
14. Ece Ozbay vs A Savina  0-1312017European Club Cup (Women)B07 Pirc
15. B Yildiz vs D Harika  ½-½562017European Club Cup (Women)B44 Sicilian
16. B Khotenashvili vs K Isgandarova  1-0402017European Club Cup (Women)E90 King's Indian
17. C I Arda vs S Melia  ½-½542017European Club Cup (Women)B30 Sicilian
18. E Richard vs N Pogonina 0-1422017European Club Cup (Women)C53 Giuoco Piano
19. O Girya vs C Haussernot 0-1482017European Club Cup (Women)E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
20. M Choisy vs M R Nechaeva  0-1292017European Club Cup (Women)B12 Caro-Kann Defense
21. B Kovanova vs S Neuhauser  1-0292017European Club Cup (Women)A48 King's Indian
22. A Kashlinskaya vs D Okuyaz  1-0542017European Club Cup (Women)D17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
23. Sila Caglar vs E V Kovalevskaya  ½-½312017European Club Cup (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
24. D Voit vs S Hereklioglu  1-0322017European Club Cup (Women)E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
25. E Kaplan vs E Richard  ½-½382017European Club Cup (Women)B30 Sicilian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-06-17  waustad: No Monaco team this time around.
Premium Chessgames Member
  PhilFeeley: And no English team either. I guess they don't have the money to travel.
Oct-15-17  sonia91: Podium:
1. Batumi Chess Club NONA from Georgia (champions also in 2014 and 2015)

2. Odlar Yurdu from Azerbaijan

3. Bossa Nova from Belarus

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  HeMateMe: who's the gal on the far left?


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  cro777: <Who's the gal on the far left?>

The European Club Cup 2016

(From left to right) Midland Monarchs team: <WFM Maria Manelidou>, WGM Srebrnic Ana, WGM Sandu Mihaela and Serbanescu Diana-Maria, with GM Hou Yifan the leader of the Cercle d'Echecs Monte Carlo team (the tournament winner).

Maria Manelidou is a Women FIDE Master born in Georgia, raised in Greece and currently based in London. In recent years she has focused more on teaching chess than on pursuing her tournament career. She found Chess Rising Stars London Academy.

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  HeMateMe: someone jumped in for a quick selfie?


is this that fellow called 'the Ginger GM'? Looks like he has 'plumber's butt', huh?


I like those jackets. I wonder if they'll show up on Ebay?


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