The 2022 European Corporate Chess Championship takes place over the weekend 18-19 June in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
The tournament is played on a luxury cruise ship of Royal Spido (named James Cook), while sailing in the Rotterdam harbour. 17 teams will participate in the event which will be played in 9 rounds, Swiss system, with time control: 15 minutes for the whole game, plus 5 seconds of an increment starting from the move one.
Among the players representing their corporations are: GM Anish Giri (2761, NED, Optiver 1 team), GM Loek van Wely (2629, NED, Hotels.nl), GM Max Warmerdam (2613, NED, Flow Traders), GM Friso Nijboer (NED, 2466, DSE Automatisering), IM David Simon Pardo (ESP, 2461, Optiver 2), IM Radoslaw Barski (2437, POL, PwC).
Starting rank list of teams:
|6||EPO The Hague 1||1995|
|13||EPO The Hague 2||1644|
The total prize fund of the Championship is 6.000 EUR, with 3.000 EUR reserved for the Winner of the event.
Official website of the event: https://www.rotterdamcorporatechess.com/