13th European club championship, preliminary 3, Slough

19-09-1997 > 21-09-1997

Round 1
Slough Chess Club ENG 4½-1½ SV Empor Berlin GER
Oslo Schakselskap NOR 3½-2½ ŠD Radenska Pomgrad Murska Sobota SLO
Merkur Versicherung Graz AUT 5-1 Douglas Chess Club IRL
OSK Tessenderlo BEL 1½-4½ Panfox Breda NED

 

Semifinal
Slough Chess Club ENG 5-1 Oslo Schakselskap NOR
Merkur Versicherung Graz AUT 4-2 Panfox Breda NED
Play-off for place 5
ŠD Radenska Pomgrad Murska Sobota SLO 2½-3½ OSK Tessenderlo BEL
SV Empor Berlin GER 5½-½ Douglas Chess Club IRL

 

Final
Merkur Versicherung Graz AUT 3½-2½ Slough Chess Club ENG
Play-off for place 3
Panfox Breda NED 4-2 Oslo Schakselskap NOR
Play-off for place 5
SV Empor Berlin GER 3½-2½ OSK Tessenderlo BEL
Play-off for place 7
Douglas Chess Club IRL 1½-4½ ŠD Radenska Pomgrad Murska Sobota SLO

The Tessenderlo team, which mostly consisted of Dutch players, ended in the middle of the pack. All information I have comes from [1]. According to Vlaanderen schaakt, Thoeng stopped halfway through a business trip in London to play his one game – and he won!

1 GM Van der Wiel, John NED 2525 ½
2 GM Ribli, Zoltán HUN 2570 0
3 IM Poldauf, Dirk GER 2455 ½
Tot IM Van Mil, Johannes NED 2420 1

 

1 GM Hodgson, Julian Michael ENG 2590 ½
2 IM Mohr, Georg SLO 2480 ½
3 IM Volke, Karsten GER 2455 ½
Tot IM Welling, Gerard NED 2355

 

1 IM Kuijf, Marinus NED 2460 ½
2 IM Zupe, Miran SLO 2410 0
3 FM Thinius, Marco GER 2310 1
Tot FM Van de Plassche, Bas NED 2335

 

1
2 FM Cigan, Štefan SLO 2380 1
3
Tot FM Thoeng, Paulus BEL 2285 1

 

1 IM Bosboom, Manuel NED 2430 0
2 Gruškovnjak, Tomislav SLO 2255 1
3 Meissner, Hans-Jürgen GER 2255 ½
Tot Van Schaardenburg, Mark NED 2245

 

1 IM Cuijpers, Frans Andre NED 2420 0
2 Kos, Igor SLO 1
3 Syre, Christian GER 2275 0
Tot WM Sziva, Erika NED 2330 1

 

1 IM Delemarre, Jop NED 2395 0
2
3 Welz, Christian GER 2200 0
Tot Croonenborghs, Tom BEL 2155 0

Wanted

  • Not much.

Sources

  1. OlimpBase
  2. 365chess.com
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