ETCC R08: Highlights

11/22/2015 – Russia leads after the 8th round of the ETCC two points ahead of their nearest rival Hungary. With one round to go, Russsia only needs a draw to be the clear winner. English Grandmaster Daniel King takes a look at interesting games from round 8. Click here for more...

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Team pairings and results of round eight

No. Sd Team
Pts.
MP
Res.
:
Res.
MP
Pts.
Team Sd
1 1 Russia 18½ 13
2
:
2
10 17½ Armenia 6
2 4 France 16½ 10
2
:
2
10 17½ Georgia 17
3 3 Azerbaijan 18 10
½
:
10 17 Hungary 7
4 9 Netherlands 16 9
3
:
1
9 17 Latvia 13
5 10 Germany 15 9
:
8 15½ Norway 11
6 2 Ukraine 15 8
:
8 14½ Poland 8
7 15 Serbia 15 8
2
:
2
8 15½ Spain 14
8 23 Italy 15½ 8
1
:
3
8 15 Moldova 25
9 19 Turkey 14½ 7
:
7 14 England 5
10 12 Czech Republic 15 7
:
½
7 14½ Switzerland 28
11 22 Sweden 14 7
1
:
3
6 15 Romania 20
12 31 Finland 12 6
1
:
3
6 12½ Croatia 16
13 18 Greece 12½ 6
1
:
3
6 12 Lithuania 33
14 21 Slovenia 13 5
:
5 11½ Belgium 32
15 27 Iceland Legends 11 5
:
5 12 Iceland 24
16 29 Montenegro 12 5
3
:
1
5 15½ Austria 26
17 34 Faroe Islands 4
2
:
2
4 12½ Denmark 30
18 35 Scotland 3 1
:
2 9 Kosovo* 36

Full pairings and board results

Rankings after round eight

Rk. SNo FED Team
  + 
  = 
  - 
 TB1 
 TB2   TB3 
1 1 RUS Russia
6
2
0
14
170,5 20,5
2 7 HUN Hungary
5
2
1
12
154,5 20,5
3 4 FRA France
4
3
1
11
164,5 18,5
4 6 ARM Armenia
4
3
1
11
150,0 19,5
5 17 GEO Georgia
4
3
1
11
149,0 19,5
6 10 GER Germany
5
1
2
11
130,0 17,5
7 9 NED Netherlands
5
1
2
11
126,5 19,0
8 2 UKR Ukraine
5
0
3
10
146,0 17,5
9 3 AZE Azerbaijan
4
2
2
10
140,0 18,5
10 25 MDA Moldova
4
2
2
10
124,5 18,0
11 14 ESP Spain
4
1
3
9
136,5 17,5
12 15 SRB Serbia
3
3
2
9
136,5 17,0
13 5 ENG England
3
3
2
9
129,0 16,5
14 12 CZE Czech Republic
3
3
2
9
124,0 18,5
15 13 LAT Latvia
4
1
3
9
110,5 18,0
16 8 POL Poland
3
2
3
8
128,5 16,0
17 23 ITA Italy
3
2
3
8
117,5 16,5
18 11 NOR Norway
4
0
4
8
117,0 17,0
19 20 ROU Romania
3
2
3
8
106,5 18,0
20 16 CRO Croatia
3
2
3
8
105,5 15,5
21 33 LTU Lithuania
3
2
3
8
83,5 15,0
22 29 MNE Montenegro
2
3
3
7
103,0 15,0
23 22 SWE Sweden
3
1
4
7
100,5 15,0
24 19 TUR Turkey
3
1
4
7
97,0 16,0
25 21 SLO Slovenia
3
1
4
7
92,0 15,5
26 28 SUI Switzerland
3
1
4
7
92,0 15,0
27 24 ISL Iceland
3
1
4
7
87,5 14,5
28 18 GRE Greece
2
2
4
6
94,0 13,5
29 31 FIN Finland
3
0
5
6
87,5 13,0
30 26 AUT Austria
2
1
5
5
74,0 16,5
31 30 DEN Denmark
2
1
5
5
74,0 14,5
32 27 ISL Iceland Legends
2
1
5
5
70,5 12,5
33 32 BEL Belgium
2
1
5
5
64,0 13,0
34 34 FAI Faroe Islands
2
1
5
5
44,0 11,5
35 35 SCO Scotland
1
1
6
3
15,0 5,5
36 36 KOS Kosovo*
1
0
7
2
54,0 10,5

Tie Break1: Matchpoints (2 for wins, 1 for draws, 0 for losses)
Tie Break2: Olympiad-Sonneborn-Berger-Tie-Break without lowest result (Khanty-Mansiysk)
Tie Break3: points (game-points)

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Daniel King during a visit in Hamburg

Grandmaster Daniel King has been a professional chess player for more than 20 years and has represented his country in numerous competitions, amongst others in the historic win by the English over the Soviet Union in 1990 in Reykjavik. King is the author of more than 15 chess books and has wealth of experience as a trainer, assisting many of England’s leading players. He is also well known for his broadcasting on TV, radio and the internet, commentating major chess events. To the delight of chess fans worldwide, he hosts his monthly "Powerplay" show on the world's largest chess server, Playchess.com. He contributes to ChessBase Magazine, with the popular column "Move by Move". King has also produced the highly praised PowerPlay DVD series for ChessBase. King lives in London.

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