Exhibition Chess Match - GM Suat Atalik Beats Better Half Ekaterina
The latest chess news via Chessdom is that Chalkida Chess Academy “Palamedes of Evia” hosted a friendly chess match between Turkish Grandmaster Suat Atalik and his wife IM/WGM Ekaterina Atalik in Halkida, Greece between August 7 and 9.
The match consisted of two classical games, four rapid games and eight blitz games. Suat Atalik won both games with the classical time control 90′+30”. There followed rapid games with 15′+10” where Suat Atalik achieved another victory 3,5-0,5. However, in the blitz match Ekaterina Atalik kept the balance and this section ended up 4-4. The overall result is Suat Atalik 9,5 – Ekaterina Atalik 4,5.
The match is organised by the Chalkida Chess Academy and Giorgios Tsounis, the arbiter was IA Anestis Mihailidis, the games were not rated. Full scores can be found on www.negroponte.net.
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