European Team Chess Championship will be held in Batumi

European Team Chess Championship 2019 will take place from 23rd October – 3rd November in the 5 stars Hotel Sheraton, in Batumi, Georgia.

The European Team Chess Championship 2019 will be played in 9 rounds, Swiss system, with the time control of 90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 minutes for the rest of the game, with 30 seconds increment for every move played, starting from the move one.

The first three teams in open and women’s sections will receive cup and prize money of 32.000 EUR in total. The Winners of the event will receive the title of European Team Chess Champion 2019. Besides the regular prizes, the best performing players in the open and women’s sections on each board will receive medals and money prizes also.

There are 40 teams in the open, and 32 teams in the women section. From Georgia, there are 2 teams in open and 3 teams in women championships.