20th European Team Chess Championship: Reykjavik 2015

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Basic data

20th European Team Chess Championship
(see all-time tournament summary)
Dates: 13th - 22nd November 2015
City: Reykjavik, Iceland
Venue: Laugardalshöll
Tournament Director: Mr. Gunnar Bjornsson (ISL)
Chief Arbiter: IA Omar Salama (ISL)
Teams participating: 36 (incl. Iceland Legends)
Players participating: 178 (incl. 133 GMs, 32 IMs and 11 FMs)
Games played: 648
Competition format: Four board nine round 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://etcc2015.com
Other websites: ChessBase reports: r1, r2, r3&4, r5, r6, r7, r8, final
ChessVibes reports: teaser, r1&2, r3, r4&5, r6&7, r8, final report
Official logo: Reykjavik 2015
Downloadable game file: 15etch.zip

Tournament review


Individual medals

1st Board
no. name flag code ELOp
1. GM Bologan, Viorel Moldova MDA 2845
2. GM Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime France FRA 2835
2. GM Aronian, Levon Armenia ARM 2835

2nd Board
no. name flag code ELOp
1. GM Rapport, Richárd Hungary HUN 2828
2. GM Eljanov, Pavel Ukraine UKR 2821
3. GM Sargissian, Gabriel Armenia ARM 2808

3rd Board
no. name flag code ELOp
1. GM Pantsulaia, Levan Georgia GEO 2868
2. GM Naiditsch, Arkadij Azerbaijan AZE 2773
3. GM Almási, Zoltán Hungary HUN 2758

4th Board
no. name flag code ELOp
1. GM Melkumian, Hrant Armenia ARM 2770
2. GM Bacrot, Etienne France FRA 2744
3. GM Nepomnyaschy, Yan Russia RUS 2729

Reserve Board
no. name flag code ELOp
1. GM Yakovenko, Dmitry Russia RUS 2756
2. GM Kempiński, Robert Poland POL 2734
3. GM Balogh, Csaba Hungary HUN 2731

Interesting games