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Sunday, November 20, 2011

All fun at Max Euwe Chess Memorial in Amsterdam

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Hello everyone,

Here is the latest chess news update from the Max Euwe Memorial Chess Tournament currently being played in Amsterdam. In Round 5, Fridrik Ólafsson and Paul van der Sterren won their games leaving all four players with 2½ out of 5! Monika Soćko beat Stuart Conquest in group 2 and Robin van Kampen drew against Ketevan Arakhamia. Soćko and Van Kampen lead this group with only one round left.

Paul van der Sterren


The news has been sent to us by tournament director Monique van de Griendt with the English translation being by Marike Dokter. The photos are by Nadja Voorham. 

The final round starts on Sunday followed by a cultural chess celebration for the closing ceremony. You can access the official website for all the live updates. 

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