First round results
The playing hall (official site)
In the Men's event, most of the favourites had little problem to win their matches. The one exception being the 14th seeds Gros Xake Taldea (from the Spanish Basque country) being held to to a 3-3 draw, by a much weaker Marseille team from France.
The big surprise came in the women's tournament with top seeds Monaco losing their opening match.
So in the table below, for the men's event, you'll notice 30 wins by the stronger teams and 1 draw!
In the Women's event there are only five matchs over four boards. Here are the details:
More details from the official site: http://ecc2011.sahohlacnik.com/