Chess News

Historical double gold for France at the 2022 Mitropa Cup

The 2022 Mitropa Chess Cup took place from 27th April – 8th May in Corti, Corsica France. The traditional event for teams from Central Europe was played in 9 round-robin rounds within Open and Women’s sections.
LIVE now: Grand Chess Tour Romania 2022 / TePe Sigeman & Co 2022 

French teams won the historical double gold, winning both Mitropa Cup events. The French team in the Open section scored convincing 16 match points to win the event, with Slovakia taking silver with 14 match points. Bronze came to Hungary scoring 13 match points.

A dramatic final round decided the Winner of the Women’s section as France and Slovenia had a direct encounter in the round 9. A narrow 2.5-1.5 victory for France brought the Winning trophy to the team and a historical result. Replay the games here. Slovenia came second with 12 match points, and Hugary claimed bronze with 11 match points thanks to the best board results compared to Italy and Slovakia who had the same scored and tied for bronze.

Final crosstable – Mitropa Chess Cup 2022 (Open section):

Rk.Team123456789TB1TB2TB3
1France*33316230
2Slovakia*1333314200
3Hungary3*2½3313180
4Italy2*22411180
5Switzerland½12*2110160
6Czech Republic1122*29160
7Germany½12*248150
8Austria1132*37150
9Corsica1110½½01*250

.

Final crosstable – Mitropa Chess Cup 2022 (Women’s section):

Rk.Team12345678910TB1TB2TB3
1France*222224313220
2Slovenia*22330412220
3Hungary22*32311210
4Italy22*½32311190
5Slovakia2½1*½311180
6Switzerland1½*228160
7Austria21*227180
8Croatia2411*17170
9Czech Republic022223*16150
10Germany1011223*4130

.

The Vice-President of French Chess Federation Jean-Baptiste Mullon and WIM Adreea Navrotescu shared their excitement about the French team’s results on twitter:

The Mitropa Cup is the annual team chess tournament for national teams from Central Europe. The traditional team event brings together 10 nations competing against each other in an Open and a Women section on 4 boards each. Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland. The event commenced in 1976 in Innsbruck.

Chessdom is dedicated to professional and independent coverage of chess news and events from all over the globe! Join us for live chess games, interviews, video and photo reports, and social media reactions. Follow the development of the strongest chess software, which affects all chess today, via the Top Chess Engine Championship with its 24/7 live broadcast with chat.

Copyright © 2007-2021 Chessdom.com

To Top