Chess Federation of Serbia and Novi Sad Chess Union are organizing the 2016 Serbian Open Chess Championship from 6-13th November in Novi Sad, Serbia.
The Championship is supported by the Novi Sad Department for Sport and Youth and the playing venue is SPENS small hall. SPENS takes a special place in the chess history as venue of 1990 Chess Olympiad and 2009 European Team Chess Championship.
The Serbian Open Chess Championship is held concurrent with the 2016 European Club Cup, one of the strongest chess events in the international calendar. The games of Serbian Open will be starting at 17:00 and the participants will be able to visit the European Club Cup in “Hotel Park”.
The total prize fund is 10,000 EUR
New Trophies for the European Club Cup
The European Club Cup 2016 will have a big number of participants: 61 teams in Open section and 17 teams in Women section, total 78 clubs!
For the first time and as previously announced, the ECU is presenting new cups specially designed for the European Chess Club Cup 2016 for Men and Women.
The designer of the trophies is Mr. Erekle Purtseladze and he created two versions of the trophies both for the Open and Women section.
The 3D designs of the cups can be seen below.
The European Club Cup 2016 will take place from 5-13th November in Novi Sad, Serbia. The playing venue will be at the 5-star Hotel Park.