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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Mitropa Chess Cup in Croatia from May 30

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Hi everyone,

Mitropa Chess Cup 2012 takes place at Solaris Hotels Resort Šibenik, Croatia, from May 30 to June 8, 2012. The following national Chess federations are entitled to take part in the Mitropa Cup 2012 competition:

Men’s selections of: Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland.
Women’s selections of: Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia.

Mitropa Cup 2012 is played according to FIDE Laws of Chess and the Team Round Robin system of play, with 9 rounds for men’s and 7 rounds for women’s selections.

Each federation is represented by a team of four players and one reserve for men’s section and two women players and one reserve for women’s section and one team captain.
The overall team list consists of 5 players in men’s selection and 3 women players in women’s selection.

You can read more at Chessdom.

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