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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Marseille Echecs wins French Team Chess Championship

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Hi everyone,

Marseille Echecs, the winning
team in Mulhouse | Photo French Chess Federation
Marseille Echecs has won the French Team Chess Championship in Mulhouse. The tournament ended on Sunday with the team including Arkadij Naiditsch, Etienne Bacrot, Andrei Istratescu, Aleksander Delchev, Kamil Miton, Yannick Gozzoli, Didier Collas, Laurie Delorme, Vincent Chauvet and Romain Lambert.

The championship took place from May 26 to June 5 in Mulhouse, a city and commune in eastern France, close to the Swiss and German borders. In a round-robin, the strongest 12 teams fought for the French club title, with Chalons en Champagne defending their title.

Among the women players, the notable performance by Almira Skripchenko was 10/11. You can access the official website at this link. You can also find a nice news report at

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