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Alexey Sarana Wins European Online Chess Championship

On Sunday, Russian GM Alexey Sarana won the group for 2300+ players of the first European Online Chess Championship. The tournament was played over different rating categories between May 16 and 31 on

Sarana won a 16-player knockout on Sunday as one of the 14 participants that came from the qualifier tournament held on Friday and Saturday. To hose 14 players, two invited participants were added: GM Anish Giri and GM David Navara.

2020 European Online Championship bracket

The knockout matches consisted of two games (10+2) and in case of a tie, an armageddon game would decide.