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5th EUROPEAN SMALL NATIONS TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP STARTS

The 5th European Small Nations Team Chess Championship starts tomorrow in Holiday Inn Hotel, in Andorra la Vella, and will be held from 11th-19th November.

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Federations participating in the event are as follows:2017_SmallNationAndorra_logoweb

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

The Championship will be played as a 9 round Robin tournament, with time control 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game, plus 30 seconds increment for every move played starting from the first move.

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Starting numbers and draws for the each round will be assigned on the Opening Ceremony which will take place tomorrow at 20:00 local time. Captains meeting will take place immediately after the Opening Ceremony.

Top three teams will be awarded with regular prizes, trophies and medals, as well as the Single board prizes for the best players of each board.

This year, the team of Luxembourg will be the defender of the title of European Small Nations Team Chess Championship.

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The ECU President, Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili will visit the Championship and will attend the Closing Ceremony of the event.

All the information are available on the Official Website of the event.

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