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Warsaw ETCC Round 4: Independence day in Poland

Warsaw ETCC Round 4: Independence day in Poland

Warsaw ETCC Round 4: Yesterday was Poland’s Independence day, as they commemorate the anniversary of Poland’s resumption of independent statehood in 1918 after 123 years of partition by Russia, Prussia and Austria. France became a solo leader after defeating Czech Republic (2,5-1,5) thanks to the great technique in a slightly better endgame of Romain Edouard against Zbynek Hracek. The two draws …

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Warsaw ETCC Round 3: Czech Republic and France are leaders

Danielian

Warsaw ETCC Round 3: The third round was also truly exhilarating. In the top match France quite unexpectedly but deservedly won to Ukraine thanks to the great technique of Edouard and Tkachiev. The win of Czech Republic against Turkey certainly is not a surprise, but 3,5 – 0,5 result is. Armenia was the first team to win the game against Austria …

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Warsaw ETCC Round 2: A historical day for Turkey

SOLAK, Dragan

Warsaw ETCC Round 2: Second day of the tournament was already a sensational one. Though some might expect that first seeded teams may have problems to win easily, nobody expected both Russian teams to lose without winning any single game. Six draws combined with losses of Grischuk and Pogonina left Russia without any match points. A situation rather unimaginable in the …

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Warsaw ETCC Round 1: Almost without surprises

Day 1 ETCC Warsaw 2013

Warsaw ETCC Round 1: First seeded Russian team won a match against Serbia. Though it finished only with 2,5-1,5, Russian players were not in danger on any of the boards. A single win after a very interesting game of Morozevich gave Russia first victory. Second seeded Armenia wasn’t able to beat Bulgaria. Four draws including a crucial game between Topalov and …

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European Team Chess Championship LIVE from Warsaw, Poland

european-team-chess-championship2013

On Friday the European Team Chess Championship for men (‘open’) and women took off in Warsaw, Poland. 38 teams in the open group and 32 teams in the women’s group are playing a 9-round Swiss and many top players have travelled to the Polish capital. The European Team Championship is organized by the Polish Chess Federation under the auspices of …

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