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Interviews with Jon Ludvig Hammer and Anna Muzychuk

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Jon Ludvig Hammer (OSS) and Anna Muzychuk (T-Com) have earned 7-round GM norms at the recently completed European Club Cup. Moreover, Anna had the best performance on the first board in women section.

Winners Interviewed

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

European Club Cup is analogous to the football Champions League

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

“PVK Kiev” Chess Club, seeded 5th in the Open Section before the competition, won a bronze medal on the best tiebreak among four teams with 11 match points. Ukrainian portal “Sport Online” dubbed this historic success as a main sports news of the day. Bellow are the statements of team’s officials.

Teimour Radjabov: Every year the competition becomes stronger

Monday, October 27th, 2008

Immediately after the European Club Cup, Teimour Radjabov, the first board of the winning team URAL, gave an interview for internet portal Q: This is the third European Club Cup trophy in your career. What is particularly significant in this achievement? Teimour Radjabov: I played for the Russian team “Ural” earlier this year when [...]

ECC 2008 a success story

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

Interview with Anna Ushenina

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

IM Anna Ushenina who helped her team Economist Saratov against Spartak Vidnoe by winning against WGM Hou Yifan spoke to the ECC Media Team member Özgür Akman.

Interview With Loek van Wely

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

Grandmaster Loek van Wely introduces his team, explains “Hamdouchi and Maze” case, comments on Anand – Kramnik match and introduces the Olympiad team of Netherlands.

Interview With Colin Gilbert

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Colin Gilbert, a former Wales Champion, and at 76, the oldest participant of this year’s European Club Cup, speaks about his first chess steps, fascination with Botvinnik and Dragon Sicilian, and introduces his club Cwmbran.

Interview with Magnus Carlsen

Sunday, October 19th, 2008

Magnus Carlsen, the first board of MIKA Chess Club, speaks about his current form, fighting spirit and his team choice.

Interview with Damir Levacic

Sunday, October 19th, 2008

Interview with IM Damir Levacic, European Chess Union Board Member and Director of Cannes Chess Festival.

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