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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Tagaytay City Wins Asian Cities Chess Team Championship (Dubai Cup)

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The Tagaytay City team has won the Asian Cities Chess Team Championship (Dubai Cup) held 19-27 October 2013 in Tagaytay City, Philippines. The Filipinos finished a clear first with 17 match points while the Chinese teams of Shanghai and Wu Xi tied at 15 match points each. Shanghai placed second by virtue of tiebreak. 

Eighteen teams competed in the 9-round Swiss system tournament organized by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines under the auspices of the Asian Chess Federation.


Here are final rank and list of board medalists.

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