“Pobednik” Belgrade wins Balkan Cities Youth Team Championship 2019

The Balkan Cities Youth Team Chess Championship 2019 was held from 26-29th December 2019 at the “Hotel Philippion” in Thessaloniki, Greece.

13 teams from Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Serbia and Greece competed over 6 rounds of Swiss system.

In the tense and exciting race the team Pobednik Belgrade took the winners trophy after edging Chessbomb Plovdiv on second tie-break criteria. The two team collected 11 match points and 23.5 points each.

Chessbomb Plovdiv came second.

Third place was shared by MSK Centar Skopje and Galaxias Thessaloniki with 8 points each. MSK Centar Skopje was awarded bronze medal on better tie-break.

Final rankings

The event was organized by Pefka Chess Club with the support of Chess Clubs Union of Thessaloniki and Halkidiki and the Greek Chess Federation.