|12th European Chess Club Cup: 1996|
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|12th European Chess Club Cup
(see all-time tournament summary)
|Date:||September - November 1996|
|City:||Final: Budapest, Hungary|
|Tournament Director:||Mr. Werner Stubevoll (AUT)|
|Teams participating:||49 teams from 27 countries.|
|Players participating:||338 players (incl. 137 GMs, 96 IMs and 33 FMs)|
|Games played:||564 (21 games were forfeited)|
|Competition format:||Two stage knock-out.
Preliminaries: seven groups playing six board knock-out. Top two teams of each group qualified to the final.
Final: six board knock-out for 16 teams (14 from preliminaries + titleholders + home team)
|Match win decided by:||1. Board count; 2. Elimination rule (how it works?)|
|Downloadable game file:||96ecc.zip|