10th EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS' CUP
Bad Honnef, Germany • 17-20 November 2011
The teams will be divided into two groups of six and in each group a complete round-Robin qualifier of 20 boards will be played.
At the end of the round-Robin qualifier the first two ranked teams will play a knockout match of 48 boards (four 12-board segments: 1st of group A v. 2nd of group B – 1st of group B v. 2nd of group A) in semifinal A; the third and fourth in semifinal B (3rd of group A v. 4th of group B – 3rd of group B v. 4th of group A); and the fifth and sixth in semifinal C (5th of group A v. 6th of group B – 5th of group B v. 6th of group A).
The winners of semifinal A will play a 48-board final (four 12-board segments) to determine the title; the losers will play a 36-board playoff (three 12-board segments) for third place; the winners of semifinal B and C will play 36-board matches (three 12-board segments), respectively, for fifth and ninth places; the losers of these semifinals will not be involved in further play.
The winners will be named European Champion Club champions, and will be invited to defent their title in the nex edition of the competition, to be held in 2012.
For any further information, please contact Catherine Vitry at the EBL Secretariat, firstname.lastname@example.org.