Cercle d’Echecs de Monte-Carlo win their fifth European title. Print
Monday, 28 October 2013 09:12
Cercle-dEchecs-de-Monte-Carlo1Cercle d’Echecs de Monte-Carlo won all matches in the first six rounds in Women section of the European Club Cup to secure the title of European Champion with one round to spare.

Monte-Carlo proceeded to beat Fischer Chieti 4-0 in the final round. Chess Club BAS and Ugra played 2-2 in the match of many missed chances on both sides. Ugra confirmed their second place and silver medal. On the shared third place are SHSM Nashe Nasledie and Mika Chess Club with 9 points each. SHSM Nashe Nasledie claimed the bronze thanks to the superior tie-break.

This is the fifth title for CE Monte Carlo, after previously winning in 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2012.

The club is represented by the reigning World Champion GM Hou Yifan 2609 CHN, former World Championship challenger GM Koneru Humpy 2607 IND, GM Muzychuk Anna 2585 SLO, GM Cramling Pia 2515 SWE and IM Skripchenko Almira 2441 FRA.

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