Our European adventure came to an end with our luck finally turning, although it wasn’t enough to get a match result against a strong Luxembourg side.
Mihailo’s 6-hour, 108-move win sealed us an excellent 3-3 draw against Viking of Iceland in the penultimate round of the European Cup today.
The club recorded our first ever win in European competition with a big win over the bottom seeds today.
In which we go for a walk, and once again leave more points behind us in the room than we take out of it.
Day 3 of the European Cup saw us face a mere four titled players, break the hotel’s bowling alley and find an Irish pub with no beer.
Benildus went down to an expected defeat on the opening day of the European Club Cup against local side Besiktas, but the 5-1 score doesn’t reflect how tight the games were across the 6 boards – and indeed, we ended the evening with one of the feature games on the live chess24.com coverage.