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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Dragan Solak wins the Turkish Chess Championship

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Hi everyone,

The Turkish Chess Championship for men was held over 10 rounds of Swiss system from 29th January to 5th February in Kemer, Antalya.

309 participants (52 more compared to previous year), including 19 titled players sorted as 4 GMs, 6 IMs 6 FMs and 3 CMs took part in the championship.

Dragan Solak became the winner of the Turkish Championship after his victory in the last round against the youngster Ege Koksal. It was the first Turkish championship for Dragan Solak, who recently completed the transfer from Serbian Chess Federation and is going to represent the Turkey in the next Chess Olympiad in Istanbul. Read more at

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