21 September 2021

Mednyi Vsadnik Wins Russian Derby at European Club Cup

South Ural maintains leadership in the women's event.

Photo: Official website
Photo: Official website

The fourth round of the 36th European Chess Club Cup and the 25th European Women's Chess Club Cup was played in Struga, the Republic of North Macedonia, on the 21st of September. 

In the open event, Mednyi Vsadnik beat KPRF 4.5-1.5 in the Russian derby to get 8 match points. AVE Novy Bor has the same number of match points but is trailing on tie-break. The leaders will face each other in the fifth round.

South Ural won the fourth match in the women's section: in Round 4 the Russians defeated the local MSK Centar. The Ukrainian GRECO – Kyiv Chess Federation is 1 match point behind. South Ural will play against Kumanovo from North Macedonia in the next round.

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