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ETCC 2007 regulations

system of play, schedule, accommodation

System of play

The European Team Championship will be a 9 rounds Swiss System, with one general section and one section for the women’s teams, considered as separate competitions. According to FIDE rules, the time control will be 90 min for 40 moves + 30 min for the rest of the game + 30 sec increment for every move played starting from the first move.

Schedule of ETCC 2007

October 27: Arrival of Delegations
October 27: Captain’s Meeting – 22:00
October 28: Opening Ceremony – 15:00
October 28: Round 1 – 15:30
October 29: Round 2 – 15:30
October 30: Round 3 – 15:30
October 31: Round 4 – 15:30
November 1: Round 5 – 15:30
November 2: Free Day
November 3: Round 6 – 15:30
November 4: Round 7 – 15:30
November 5: Round 8 – 15:30
November 6: Round 9 – 11:00
November 6: Closing Ceremony – 20:00
November 7: Departure of delegations

Player’s accommodation

The players will be accommodated (with full board included) in the 5 start Creta Maris Hotel. It will also be the tournament venue. The playing hall’s capacity is 900 people and the total area 2800 sqare meters.

The nearest airport to the venue is Heraklion (25 km west of Creta Maris) which happens to be the second largest airport of Greece, after Athens. The IATA code of the airport is HER and it is served by many international airlines as Crete is a very popular destination for visitors all over Europe. There are also over 15 daily connections with Athens for visitors or participants wishing to combine both destinations by a connecting flight of Aegean or Olympic Airlines.

More on ETCC 2007

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European Team Chess Championship general page

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