European Club Cup

Yu, Yangyi vs. Beerdsen, Thomas

The 34th European Club Cup takes place from 12-18 October 2018 at the Porto Carras Grand Resort in Chalkidiki, Greece. The annual tournament is a 7-round Swiss team event played with the standard time-control of 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes till the end of the game, with a 30-second increment per move from move 1. Standings are determined by Match points (2-1-0), while individual performance prizes are also on offer for each board. The Open section is played on 6 boards (with up to 2 reserves) and consists of 63 teams and 448 players, including World Champion Magnus Carlsen and several other members of the world's elite. Full coverage with live commentary, video, photos and news is offered through the official website and chess24. Live broadcast is delayed by 15 minutes, as per the regulations of the European Chess Union. Official website: eurochess2018.com