21st European Team Chess Championship: Hersonissos 2017

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Basic data

21st European Team Chess Championship
(see all-time tournament summary)
Dates: 27th October - 6th November 2017
City: Hersonissos, Crete, Greece
Venue: Creta Maris Beach Resort
Tournament Director: IO Nikolaos Kalesis (GRE)
Chief Arbiter: IA Panagiotis Nikolopoulos (GRE)
Teams participating: 36
Players participating: 178 (incl. 133 GMs, 32 IMs and 11 FMs)
Games played: 720
Competition format: Four board nine rouns Swiss.
Final order decided by: 1. Match points; 2. Deducted Sonneborn-Berger; 3. Game points
Time control: 40 moves in 90 minutes, then 30 minutes for the rest of the game + 30 sec. increment after each move
Website: http://www.euroteams2017.com
Other websites: ChessBase reports: rounds 1-2, rounds 3-5, final
FIDE report
Official logo: Hersonissos 2017
Downloadable game file: 17etch.zip

Tournament review


Individual medals

1st Board
no. name flag code ELOp
1. GM Aronian, Levon Armenia ARM 2810
2. GM Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar Azerbaijan AZE 2792
3. GM Navara, David Czech Republic CZE 2784

2nd Board
no. name flag code ELOp
1. GM Bosiočić, Marin Croatia CRO 2824
2. GM Radjabov, Teimour Azerbaijan AZE 2782
3. GM Duda, Jan-Krzysztof Poland POL 2768

3rd Board
no. name flag code ELOp
1. GM Vitiugov, Nikita Russia RUS 2817
2. GM Sargissian, Gabriel Armenia ARM 2797
3. GM Piorun, Kacper Poland POL 2756

4th Board
no. name flag code ELOp
1. GM Mamedov, Rauf Azerbaijan AZE 2920
2. GM Matlakov, Maxim Russia RUS 2740
3. GM Almási, Zoltán Hungary HUN 2718

1st Reserve Board
no. name flag code ELOp
1. GM Svane, Rasmus Germany GER 2762
2. GM Ibarra Jérez, José Carlos Spain ESP 2741
3. GM Van Foreest, Jorden Netherlands NED 2723

Interesting games