European Online Chess Club Cup will be played from 27th-31st of March 2021, on Tornelo online platform with 91 teams participating.
More than 500 players will take part in the event, including 404 titled players and more than 80 GMs rated 2600+, such as Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (AZE, 2770), Richard Rapport (HUN, 1763), Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (FRA, 2758), Jan-Krzysztof Duda (POL, 2743), Pentala Harikrishna (IND, 2732), Vidit Santosh Gujrathi (IND, 2762), Michael Adams (ENG, 2716), Nikita Vitiugov (RUS, 2715), Vladislav Artemiev (RUS, 2709), Evgeny Tomashevsky (RUS, 2706), Andrey Esipenko (RUS, 2701), Jorden Van Foreest (NED, 2701), Radoslaw Wojtaszek (POL, 2695), David Navara (CZE, 2697), Amin Bassem (EGY, 2695), Markus Ragger (AUT, 2680), Vasyl Ivanchuk (UKR, 2678), Parham Maghsoodloo (IRI, 2676), Luke Mcshane (ENG, 2674), Gawain Jones (ENG, 2670), Ivan Cheparinov (BUL, 2667), Gata Kamsky (USA, 2665), Nils Grandelius (SWE, 2663), David Howell W L (ENG, 2658), Rauf Mamedov (AZE, 2654) and many others.
The event will be played within three stages:
Lobby to follow – https://tornelo.com/chess/orgs/europechess
Chess Results Start lists – http://chess-results.com/tnr553959.aspx?lan=1
Online Broadcast will be available through the ECU twitch channel and through the European Chess TV Youtube channel: