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4.1. Summary table for nations events

This provides summary table for specific type of nations event (Examples of nations events: the Olympiads, Asian Team Championship. The nations event is open for national team only opposite to club events opened to club and city teams). Click the link on the top of the table for quick navigation between men's and women's events (if available).

  • no. - numbers consecutive events. Unofficial events are labelled with "-".
  • host city - English name of the host city followed by the flag of the country the city belonged to at the time of the event (if you don't know which country is represented by the flag, move your mouse over the flag to see the cell title). Sometimes you may want to see result table rather than tournament info first. In this case use View tournament crosstable icon.
  • year - year of event (year of the day of tournament opening, to be more precise).
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd - country codes of the winners of first, second and third place respectively. For most complete list of country codes see here.
  • system - system of play (figures to appear below are only an example):
    • RR - the round robin. All the teams participating play against each other once.
    • DRR - the double round robin. All the teams play against each other twice.
    • S-13 - the thirteen round Swiss. To learn what the Swiss system is, click here.
    • 4Q + 3F - the two stage competition. Every team has right to participate. Teams are seeded and drawn into four qualification groups. Best teams from each qualifying group (two or three of four maybe, depends on event regulations) are promoted to the championship final while the rest play in other final groups. Each group is usually a round robin. The system was used mainly at the men's Olympiads (1939-1974).
    • 4P+RR - the championship is preceded by the preliminaries (four in this case) held in different locations, in different type. Only best teams are allowed to play in the championship final which is held according to round robin system.
    • Schev. - the Scheveningen system. There are n rounds for teams consisting of n teams, so that every player plays each of members of the rival team once. Sum of game points produces final result.
    • N/A - no data available
  • boards - number of boards each match was played at.
  • teams - number of teams participating (includes late-joins and teams to withdraw before the end).
  • players - number of players participating (includes those who were officially fielded but did not play a single game).
  • games - number of games played (including forfeits, but excluding games set as friendlies because of team's withdrawal).
  • PGN - downloadable game file in PGN format. Click on the PGN icon to get the games. The level of transparency reflects amount of available gamescores (the more transparent image, the less games).

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