19 September 2021

South Ural Beats Monte-Carlo to Take Lead at European Women's Club Cup

Ten teams have a perfect score in the open event.

Photo: Twitter account of the ECU
Photo: Twitter account of the ECU

The second round of the 36th European Chess Club Cup and the 25th European Women's Chess Club Cup was held in Struga, the Republic of North Macedonia, on the 19th of September. 

In the open event, the Russian club Mednyi Vsadnik won against Skakfelag Selfoss (Iceland) 5.5-1.5, whilst KPRF defeated Stocholms SS (Sweden) 5-1. Ten teams, including the Russian ones, have a perfect score after two rounds.

Another rating favourites' encounter took place in the women's tournament: the Russian club bested Monte-Carlo (Monaco) 3-1 to take the sole lead with 4 match points scored. GRECO - Kyiv Chess Federation (Ukraine) is trailing by 1 point. 

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