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Report on World Cup 18 semi-finals as of 2014-08-30

Statistics

One year after official start of the World Cup 18 semi-finals we have 74% completed games (range from 49% to 95%). See below more statistics.

Evgeny Podvoysky (RUS) from section 10 is the first player qualified to final stage (on 2014-07-04).

The final is expected to start as soon as all qualifiers are known.

Below some statistics [...]

ICCF Diamond Jubilee Webserver World Cup 18 preliminaries finished on 2014-03-30!

We received 844 entries (685 players) from 53 countries, which were distributed to 65 groups with average rating from 2105 to 2124, close to average rating of all entries 2115. Those countries with 50 or more entries  were: Germany 117, Russia 91, USA 58, Spain 54, Poland 53, Italy 52.

ICCF Diamond Jubilee Webserver World Cup [...]

Report on World Cup 18 semi-finals as of 2014-03-08

Statistics

Half a year after official start of the World Cup 18 we have 33% completed games (range from 12% to 65%). See below more statistics.

Below some statistics and qualifications by sections can be found as of 2014-03-08.

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Section Games FG# % DJ-CT18 936 306 33% DJ-CT18/sf01 78 11 14% DJ-CT18/sf02 78 24 [...]

Witold Bielecki Memorial Team Tournament Final started on 2013-09-08

Dear Chessfriends,

Welcome to Witold Bielecki Memorial Team Tournament Final!

This European national team tournament is the second edition of a team event (6 boards) with average rating not higher than 2000.

This edition has been organized in 2 stages, preliminary and final, by ICCF-Europa, with support of the Polish Correspondence Chess Federation and called [...]

The 1st games of ICCF Diamond Jubilee Webserver World Cup 18 semi-finals completed!

Official start date of ICCF Diamond Jubilee Webserver World Cup 18 semi-final stage is 2013-08-30, but we have the first completed game which is the game Lins, Thomas – Ilyin, Pavel Egorovich in section 08 ended on 2013-08-18, 22:33 with draw.

It could happen, because sections were initiated on 2013-08-02.

 

Amici sumus

Mariusz Wojnar

Central Tournament Leader

MT-Bielecki/Top results report – Ron Langeveld and David Hoeven have achieved a norm for ICCF-GM!

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MT-Bielecki/Top results report as of 2013-08-10:

No White Black Result Result date 63 940817 Papenin, Nikolai 900070 Ljubičić, Ing. Leonardo BlackWins 2013-07-05 64 210773 Hall, Richard V. M. 940817 Papenin, Nikolai Draw 2013-07-06 65 210773 Hall, Richard V. M. 370930 Langeveld, Ron A. H. Draw 2013-07-09 66 84813 Wunderlich, Dr. Hans-Dieter 160789 Lafarga Santorromán, [...]

Witold Bielecki Memorial/ Bravo section – winners are known!

Polish CC Federation organized Witold Bielecki Memorial, Bravo section at category 12 (average rating 2527) with 13 players and IA Hans-Jürgen Isigkeit from Germany as TD.

In this event 4 Polish players participate, 3 of them are Champions of Poland:

Rafael Pierzak – 38th (1995-1997) Antoni Schön – twice 49th (2006-2008) & 50th (2007-2009) Jerzy [...]

ICCF World Cup 18 Semifinals – update

In the event ICCF Diamond Jubilee Webserver World Cup 18 sf09 unexpected (but accepted) withdrawal has happened. The player Böken, Michael has been replaced with player from list of reserve Kubicki, Tadeusz (DJ-CT18/pr18).

Semifinals of the ICCF Diamond Jubilee Webserver World Cup 18 – initiated

Preliminaries of this World Cup started on 2011-10-30 with 844 players in 65 server sections and ended on 2013-06-01. Several unfinished games were adjudicated or allowed to be continued.

The semifinal stage was opened to the 2 top players of each preliminary section (no more than 2). In addition, those players who qualified for previous editions of [...]

Qualifiers for the World Cup 18 semi-finals

Please find below list of qualifiers for the ICCF Diamond Jubilee Webserver World Cup 18 Semifinals.

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Q reason Qualified for the semi-final stage DJ-CT18/pr01 Bonfissuto, Giulio (ITA) DJ-CT18/pr01 Ros Padilla, Javier (ESP) DJ-CT18/pr02 Voiculescu, Costel (ROU) DJ-CT18/pr02 Tseng, Wilbur (USA) DJ-CT18/pr03 Tseng, Wilbur (USA) DJ-CT18/pr03 Mercader Martínez, Juan Gustavo (MEX) DJ-CT18/pr04 Lakudas, Andrey (UKR) [...]