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4TH EUROPEAN SMALL NATIONS TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP

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The “4th European Small Nations Team Championship” will be held from April 18th (arrival) to 26th 2015 (departure) in St Peter Port, Guernsey.

Federations participating in the event are as follows:

  1. LIECHTENSTEIN
  2. JERSEY
  3. FAROE ISLANDS
  4. GUERNSEY
  5. MALTA
  6. SAN MARINO
  7. ANDORRA
  8. LUXEMBOURG
  9. CYPRUS
  10. MONACO

Each team consists of four players; in addition, one reserve player may be nominated.

The Albany Guernsey

Teams should notify the tournament director of the following by the deadlines stated:

Team registration –Federation’s intended participation by 31 January 2015

Accommodation preferences – notification of accommodation requirements by 28 February 2015 (kindly provide earlier if possible)

Fifth player participation –Intention to bring a fifth player by 28 February 2015

Team composition – Players (and preferably Board order) by 31 March 2015 and team Captain

The playing venue will be the Harry Bound room at Les Cotils (views from the playing hall of the neighbouring islands Herm and Sark).  The accommodation will be at the Albany apartments (about 10 minutes’ walk from the venue).

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The championship will be played using the 9-round round-robin system. Starting numbers will be drawn at the Opening Ceremony. The time control will be 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game + 30 seconds increment for each move starting from move one.

There will be prizes for top three teams and a special prize for best player of each board (single board Prizes).

For more information you can contact the tournament director Mr. Fred Hamperl:

phone + 44 7911139088

E‐mail: hamperlfred@hotmail.com

Official Regulations can be downloaded below:

Small Nations 2015 regulations – Guernsey

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