European Women's Club Cup
Mammadzada, Gunay vs. Gunina, Valentina
The 23rd European Women 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 team event with preliminary round-robin groups (5 rounds) and play-offs (2 rounds), 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 in the round-robins are determined by Match points (2-1-0), while individual performance prizes are also on offer for each board.
The Women section is played on 4 boards (with a possible reserve) and consists of 12 teams and 54 players, including several 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