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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Luxembourg wins Small Nations Chess Cup

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Hi everyone,

The latest chess news from Fide is that Luxembourg has won the Small Nations Chess Cup 2011 organised in Faroe Islands.

The team included IM Michael Wiedenkeller, IM Fred Berend, WGM Elvira Berend, and FM Claude Wagener. They finished first with 30 Game Points (first criteria) from 9 games, and 16 match points. Second place was for the team of Faroe Islands which scored the highest number of match points through the event, and the bronze is for Monaco.

IM Fred Berend from the winners team had the highest average with 8,5/9, ahead of GM Oscar De La Riva (Andorra) 8,0/9, and IM Nilssen (Faroe Islands) and WGM Elvira Berend (Luxembourg) with 7,0/9 both.

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