Oct 11, 2017

Euro Club Cup 2017: Champions overthrown

Evgeniy Najer’s victory over Pavel Eljanov was the only decisive result as Legacy Square Capital beat defending European Club Cup Champions Alkaloid in the big upset of Round 2. Vladimir Kramnik and Alexander Grischuk were again rested by top seeds Globus, but Shakhriyar Mamedyarov won a brilliant game against Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu as the team scored a 4.5:1.5 victory. The other top teams also won, while in the women’s section favourites Batumi Chess Club struggled again and this time fell to defeat.

See also:

  • Official website
  • All the games with computer analysis here at chess24: Open | Women
  • Euro Club Cup 1: Who needs Kramnik?