Novy Bor celebrates second title win after 2013

Novy Bor secured the long-awaited title win in the final round of the European Club Cup in Mayrhofen with a 3.5:2.5 against Asnieres Le Grand Echiquier. It is the second championship for the Czech team after 2013.

In today’s match Pentala Harikrishna lays the foundation for success with a white win against Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. 
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Breaking News: Pamhagen wins women section

The first finished match in the European Women’s Club Cup decides the title in favor of ASVÖ Pamhagen in Austria today’s Presidents election Sunday. The team from the Burgenland gets a 2:2 against the Polish team BGK KS Gwiazda Bydgoszcz and is uncatchable with 12 of 14 possible points. On the neighboring boards, Cercle d’Echecs de Monte-Carlo and CSU ASE Superbet are “only” fighting for silver and bronze. 
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Novy Bor and Pamhagen go into the final round with a two points lead.

World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen has continued his winning streak at the European Chess Club Cup in Mayrhofen: The Norwegian celebrated a favorite victory against the German Marco Baldauf. Carlsen’s team Offerspill won clearly against the Tyrolean club ‘Schach ohne Grenzen’ with 4.5:1.5. It is now the fourth win in a row for Magnus Carlsen, after he had only drawn at the start. 
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Carlsen gets third win on Day 5, Novy Bor extends lead

Day 5 of the European Chess Club Cup in Mayrhofen gave World Champion Magnus Carlsen his third win in his fourth game.

Carlsen played with the black pieces for his club Offerspill against Anton Kurbov (Ukr/Silla Valencia). After three hours and 24 minutes Carlsen was assured of victory. After the game Carlsen gave his first interview, but exclusively about his play in Mayrhofen, which he described as “quite decent”. 
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First win for Carlsen in Mayrhofen

Day 2 at the European Chess Club Cup: World Champion Magnus Carlsen was at the start for his Norwegian club Offerspill this time with the white pieces.

In contrast to the draw in round 1, today he beat Grandmaster Alexander Naumann from Germany (Schachgesellschaft Solingen) after 2 hours and 53 minutes. 
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Kick-off with the chess elite

The ECCC-2022 in the Zillertal has begun. All the stars have turned up at the boards, first and foremost Magnus Carlsen, who is always the focus of media attention. The “playing” FIDE leadership also attracts a lot of attention, with former World Champion and FIDE Vice-President Vishy Anand on the top board of the favourite CSU ASE Superbet and FIDE Managing Director Dana Reizniece-Ozala, she plays in the open section for the Swedish club Wasa SK. 
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ECCC-2022 in the social media

Fiona Steil-Antoni will promote the ECCC-2022 as a social media expert.

“My life revolves around chess,” says Fiona Steil-Antoni from Luxembourg. Online, she is known by her brand name, Fionchetta. But “the times when I lived out of a suitcase are over,” she hopes.

Fiona will be managing social media channels on Facebook, Instagram and Youbtube for the ECCC-2022, as well as working closely with our official live partner Chess24. 
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Carlsen plays the ECCC-2022

A total of 58 teams with 410 players from 42 nations have registered for the European Chess Club Cup in Mayrhofen in the open section and 12 teams with 54 players from 18 nations in the women’s section.

The chess world can look forward to the participation of World Champion Magnus Carlsen. 
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European Chess Club 2022

The 37th European Chess Club Cup and the 26th European Women’s Chess Club Cup will simultaneously take place from 2nd – 10th October in Mayrhofen, Austria.

Both events will be played in 7 rounds, swiss system, with time control: 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. 
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