Chess with Sam Collins

5th November, 2017

European Club Cup 2017

Globus won the European Club Cup in Antalya, Turkey, ahead of a field including three Irish teams from Adare, Gonzaga and Benildus. Azerbaijan’s top GM, Shakhriyar Mamedayrov, was Globus’ top performer, scoring 4/5 on board two and increasing his rating close to the magical 2800 level.

1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bxc4 e6 5.Nf3 c5 6.0–0 a6 7.b3 b5

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