6th European Chess Club Cup: 1987/1988

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6th European Chess Club Cup
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Date: Preliminaries: early 1987 - early 1988
Final: 11th - 16th July 1988
City: Final: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Venue: N/A
Tournament Director: N/A
Chief Arbiter: N/A
Teams participating: 27 from 24 countries
Players participating: Preliminaries: N/A
Final: 30 (incl. 18 GMs, 11 IMs and 1 FM)
Games played: Preliminaries: ca. 276
Final: 72
Competition format: Preliminaries: Six board double round knock-out. Four winners of quarterfinals went to the final
Final: Six board double round robin
Final order decided by: Preliminaries: 1. Board count; 2. Elimination rule (how it works?)
Final: 1. Board points; 2. Match points
According to a very unusual regulation, team to win all three double round matches would win the cup unless the board point record.
Downloadable game file: 88ecc.zip

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