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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

World Team Chess begins in Antalya: Russia vs Armenia in Round 1 Today

Chess Blog for Daily Chess News and Trivia (c) Alexandra Kosteniuk, 2013

Hello everyone,

The FIDE World Team Chess Championship 2013 is taking place November 24th – December 6th in Antalya, Turkey.



Participants are Armenia, Russia, USA, Germany, Turkey, Azerbaijan, China, Ukraine, Holland, and Egypt in a single round robin event.

More: Official website / Live games with analysis

Round 1 pairings:

Germany – Egypt
GM Khenkin Igor 2612 : IM Ezat Mohamed 2454
GM Meier Georg 2623 : IM Abdel Razik Khaled 2450
GM Naiditsch Arkadij 2727 : IM Shoker Samy 2500
GM Baramidze David 2614 : GM Amin Bassem 2652

Turkey – Azerbaijan
GM Ipatov Alexander 2630 : GM Mamedov Rauf 2647
GM Solak Dragan 2618 : GM Safarli Eltaj 2653
GM Yilmaz Mustafa 2577 : GM Mamedov Nidjat 2616
GM Esen Baris 2565 : GM Durarbayli Vasif 2559

Netherlands – China
GM Giri Anish 2732 : GM Ding Liren 2711
GM Van Wely Loek 2678 : GM Wang Yue 2725
GM Tiviakov Sergei 2663 : GM Bu Xiangzhi 2683
GM Sokolov Ivan 2625 : GM Yu Yangyi 2668

Ukraine – USA
GM Ivanchuk Vassily 2731 : GM Nakamura Hikaru 2786
GM Korobov Anton 2713 : GM Kamsky Gata 2721
GM Moiseenko Alexander 2709 : GM Onischuk Alexander 2672
GM Kryvoruchko Yuriy 2701 : GM Akobian Varuzhan 2625

Russia – Armenia
GM Kramnik Vladimir 2793 : GM Aronian Levon 2801
GM Karjakin Sergey 2756 : GM Movsesian Sergei 2700
GM Grischuk Alexander 2785 : GM Akopian Vladimir 2681
GM Nepomniachtchi Ian 2721 : GM Sargissian Gabriel 2676


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2 Comments:

  • At November 26, 2013 at 10:31 AM , Anonymous Alexis Cochran, NZ said...

    That's a fantastic lineup for team chess world - but no women's section here?

     
  • At November 26, 2013 at 10:34 AM , Anonymous J.L. Vienna said...

    Kramnik, Karjakin, Grischuk, Nepomniachtchi (svidler)... Goodness gracious, do they really need anyone else? Speak of Russian chess

     

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