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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

European Chess Championship R7: Potkin leads plus some nice games

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Hi everyone,

Grandmaster Vladimir Potkin is going great at the European Individual Chess Championship currently on in Aix Les Bains, France. He has notched up six points out of seven rounds and is ahead of 19 other grandmasters with half a point. You can access the official website here.

The 12th European Individual Chess Championship is being held from March 21 till April 3rd, 2011 in Aix les Bain, France. It’s an 11-round Swiss system with a total of 407 participants (172 GMs). There are 23 qualification spots for the World Cup 2011 in August-September in Khanty-Mansiysk (Russia). The games start every day at 15:00 CET (live here). Meanwhile, here are some nice games from Round 5.

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