Italy takes early lead at Mitropa Cup Chess


Standings after 2 rounds

The Mitropa Chess Cup is a 10-team round-robin event for the national chess teams of Central European countries. In its 37th edition for the Open section and 15th for the Women’s section it’s being held in Isola Capo Rizzuto, Italy from 31 May to 9 June 2018.

Teams of four in the Open and in the Women’s chess event compete with a time control of 90 minutes for 40 moves followed by 30 minute to the end of the game, with a 30-second increment from move 1.