They did it! After beating the mighty SOCAR team on Friday, Novy Bor convincingly set aside Minsk 4.5-1.5 in the last round to become the surprising winners of the 29th European Club Cup in Rhodes, Greece. Malachite of Russia won the silver medals and SOCAR took bronze on tiebreak. In the women’s section Cercle d’Echecs de Monte-Carlo won all their matches and finished four match point ahead of Ugra. SHSM Nashe Nasledie edged out Mika Chess Club for bronze.