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Proposal For Teams’ Dress Code During The ECC 2008

16-24 October, Kallithea (Greece)

European Club Cup 2008
Press Release – 01/08/2008 – 77 days to go….

Dear Chess friends,

The Organizing Committee of the 2008 European Club Cup has proposed a Teams’ Dress Code during the competition. ECU and Organizing Committee encourages all the teams to appear in a same sports appearance while playing their matches.

ecc-shirts

The proposal for the Printing

Front side:
A. Number of board (Basic list)
B. Team logo
C. Team name

Back side:
A. Player name
B. Competition logo or sponsor

Why we have to standardize a teams’ dress code

Chess organizations should soon discuss a standardization of Teams’ Dress Code in major
Chess Team events for the following reasons:

· A more common and suitable appearance in the sports’ market
· A more attractive picture for the MEDIA world wide
· Better information for the spectators and the arbiters in the playing halls
· Co-operation with major sports firms who may design special collection for the hundreds
millions of chess players.
· Better promotion of Sponsors and Chess Organizations
· In the near future Clubs or National teams could add in the contracts with top chess
players the commercial exploitation of their t-shirts.

Read the ECC 2008 Press Release for more information.

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