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Friday, July 16, 2010

Ivanchuk leads Peristeri to win 38th Greek Team Chess Championship

Experience counts: Vassily Ivanchuk

Hello Everyone,

Some of the top names in the chess world play the Greek Team Championships. This time the tournament was held from July 5-11 in the beautiful city of Athens. You can read an entertaining report on the Championship here. The official website has plenty of details, statistics and photos to check out. Peristeri, led by GM Vassily Ivanchuk, won the main tournament

Meanwhile, here is a nice game between Ivanchuk and Negi. Take it through our pgnplayer or run it in our flashplayer below.

PGN: 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e6 7. Be3 Be7 8. g4 b5 9. g5 Nfd7 10. a3 Bxg5 11. Qd2 Bf6 12. O-O-O Bb7 13. Rhg1 Nc5? 14. e5! Bxe5 15. Ndxb5! Nb3+?! 16. cxb3 +- axb5 17. Bxb5+ Bc6 18. Bd4 Qc8 19. Bxe5 dxe5 20. Kb1 Rg8 21. Ne4 1-0

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