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Monday, January 4, 2010

World Team Chess Championship 2010

Hello everybody!

2010 just started and interesting chess tournaments are ready to begin!

I'm in Bursa, Turkey right now. A few minutes ago the opening ceremony of the men's world team championsip 2010 took place. This strong tournament with 10 best teams of the world taking part in it, will be held in Bursa, Turkey from January 5 (first round) to January 13 (last round). The games live, as well as all the news about the tournament can be found on the offisial web-site of the tournament, here. On the photo above you can see the result of the drawing of lots. According to this, in the first round, tomorrow, on the 5th of January we will see the following teams playing each other:

Azerbaijan - Armenia
Turkey - USA
India - Greece
Russia - Brazil
Egypt - Israel

I will be in Turkey for 2 more days and will attend the 1st quarter Presidential Board of FIDE meeting. I will let you know how it went in my next posts.

Posted by: Alexandra Kosteniuk
Womens' World Chess Champion

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