EUROPEAN CUP

12/03/2008

 

The 2007 European Cup tournament has been won quite easily by the Russian team.  The England team did as expected finishing in sixteenth place equal to their seeded placing.

Michael Adams had a very successful tournament, playing 8 games, winning 3 and drawing the remainder.  This result included a fine win over Ivanchuk in the final round. 

Following are the games he played.

 

(1) Adams,M (2729) - Berg,E (2593) [C06]
ETCC Crete GRE (4), 31.10.2007



1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nd2 Nf6 4.e5 Nfd7 5.c3 c5 6.Bd3 Nc6 7.Ngf3 g6 8.h4 h6 9.Bc2 b5 10.0-0 a5 11.Re1 cxd4 12.cxd4 g5 13.Nf1 g4 14.N3h2 h5 15.g3 Qb6 16.Be3 Bb4 17.Re2 Ba6 18.Rc1 0-0-0 19.f3 gxf3 20.Nxf3 Be7 21.Rf2 Kb7 22.Ng5 Bxg5 23.hxg5 Rdf8 24.Rf4 Qd8 25.Rh4 Nb6 26.b3 b4 27.Nh2 Nc8 28.Bb1 N8e7 29.Rxh5 Rxh5 30.Qxh5 Qb6 31.Rc5 Nb8 32.Qf3 Nd7 33.Rc1 Nc6 34.Qf2 Rc8 35.Ng4 Rc7 36.Kh2 a4 37.Nh6 axb3 38.axb3 Na5 39.Rxc7+ Kxc7 40.Bc2 Bc4 41.Nxf7 Nxb3 42.g6 Qb8 43.Nh6 Qh8 44.Qf7 Nxd4 45.g7 Qxg7 46.Qxg7 Nxc2 47.Bc1 Ne1 48.Qe7 1-0