1st European correspondence team championship

1973

 Preliminary 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 BP MP
1 Poland 7 9 43 10
2 West-Germany 6 8 43 9
3 Great Britain 5 40½ 8
4 Yugoslavia 6 39½ 7
5 Finland 5 31½ 4
6 Belgium 30 2
7 Turkey 3 4 7 24½ 2

It took a strangely long time before an official European correspondence team championship was organised. As expected, Belgium failed to qualify for the final round, winning only against Turkey. The individual results are as below. Keep in mind that the titles are given as at the beginning of the tournament.

Krzysztoń, Jerzy POL ½
IMC De Carbonnel, Heinz GER 0
Clarke, Peter Hugh GBR ½
Keglević, Pavao YUG ½
Kauranen, Risto FIN 0
IMC Atabek, Fazil TRK 1
Boey, Jozef Martin BEL

 

Kostro, Jerzy POL ½
Cording, Harm Wilhelm GER 0
Furmston, Michael Philip GBR 1
Vukčević, Borislav YUG 1
Hesse, Günter FIN 1
Bilyap, Sıracettin TRK 1
Beyen, Roland BEL

 

Śliwa, Bogdan POL 0
Nonnenmacher, Eberhard GER 0
Thimann GBR 0
Prodanović, Dragan YUG ½
Lampela, Olavi FIN 0
Nutku, Ulug TRK 1
Campeert, Julien BEL

 

Szewczyk, Gerard POL ½
Schäfer, Manfred GER ½
Boyd, Frank GBR ½
Podkrajšek, Janez YUG 0
Palmo, Pentti Olavi FIN ½
Çakır, Jirair TRK ½
Leroy, Willy BEL

 

Konikowski, Jerzy POL 0
Kunsztowicz, Uwe Wilhelm GER 1
IMC Mitchell, Graham Russell GBR ½
Bitti YUG 0
Piuva, Matti FIN 1
Eraksoy TRK ½
Roose, Jacques BEL 3

 

Mierzejewski, Stanisław POL 1
Staller, Peter GER 0
Gibbs, Peter Campbell GBR 0
Despotović, Momcilo YUG 0
Koskinen, Olli FIN 0
Ülker, Ates TRK 0
Rabosée, Gaston BEL 1

 

Peretjatkowicz, Tadeusz POL 0
Stern GER 0
Wills, Mike GBR ½
IMC Letić, Stevan YUG 0
Ruotanen, Aarne FIN 1
Erözbek, Akdoğan TRK 1
Van Herck, Paul BEL

 

Niewiadomski, Cyryl POL 0
IMC Grzeskowiak, Felix GER 1
Adams, John GBR 0
Miličević YUG ½
Miettinen, Stig FIN 0
Hamarat, Tunç TRK 0
Denckens, Leon BEL

 

Demitrow POL 1
Müller-Using, Detlev GER 0
Dodson, Peter Brian GBR 1
Kovacevski YUG ½
Wikman, Ragnar FIN 1
Öney TRK 1
Mollekens, Jozef BEL

 

Filutowski, Ryszard POL 0
Ditt, Hans Egon GER 0
Singleton, Mike GBR 1
Ivanović YUG 0
Kotka, Reino FIN 0
Öney, Feridun TRK ½
Dekeyser, Eduard BEL

 

Kocem, Ernest POL 0
Rosen, Willy GER 1
Hawkes GBR 0
Đurić, Stefan YUG 0
Huuskonen, Matti FIN 1
Yasin, Hur TRK 1
Joseph, Fernand BEL 3

 

Gąsiorowski, Ryszard POL 0
Wanke, Rudolf GER 1
Halliwell GBR ½
Praznik, Anton YUG ½
Valve FIN 0
Aral TRK 0
Vercauteren, Marc BEL 2

Wanted

  • Most games.
  • First names for Thiman, Bitti, Miličević, Demitrov, Kovacevski, Öney, Ivanović, Hawkes, Halliwell, Valve and Aral.

Sources

  1. H. Heemsoth & H.-J. Heitmann, 1. Europa-Fernschach-Mannschaftsmeisterschaft 1973-1983
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