Six rounds have been played at the 3rd European Small Nations Individual Chess Championship which takes place in Klaksvik, Faroe Islands.


After 6 played rounds, GM Ziska Helgi Dam (FAI) emerged as the sole leader of the event with a perfect result and score of 6 points. The second place is currently in hands of GM Efimov Igor (MNC, 2407) who suffered the upset in the 5th round and lost against FM Berg Olaf (FAI, 2235) and now has 5 points, while the third place currently belongs to Berend Fred (LUX, 2357) with 4.5 points.

Ranking list


The 7th round of the Championship starts today at 4 pm (local time) and live transmission of all the games can be followed through the Official Website of the event. Pairings of the 7th round:

1 4 2183 FM Klerides Paris GM Ziska Helgi Dam 2549 10
2 5 2407 GM Efimov Igor IM Aloma Vidal Robert 2440 3
3 6 1985 CM Kirby Peter J. CM Belzo Krzysztof 2103 2
4 7 2099 FM Theocharous Stelios FM Berg Olaf 2235 1
5 8 2062 Frick Renato IM Berend Fred 2357 9


The event is played as a Robin-round event in 9 rounds, with participation of 10 players, with time control of the event: 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an increment of 30 seconds per move from move one.

The total prize fund of the event is 4.500 EUR, with 2.000 EUR reserved for the Winner of the event.