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🏆 European Team Championship (Women) (2013)

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The 10th European Women's Team Championship was held in Warsaw, Poland, 8-17 November 2013, as a 9-round Swiss System tournament. Rest day: 13 November. Time control: 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, 30 more minutes for the rest of the game, with 30 seconds added per move from move 1. Prize fund: 18,000 euros, with 9,000 euros to the winning team, and in addition trophies, medals and individual prizes. Tournament director: ... [more]

Player: Ekaterini Fakhiridou

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N Maisuradze vs E Fakhiridou  ½-½482013European Team Championship (Women)A90 Dutch
2. E Fakhiridou vs Bosboom-Lanchava  0-1542013European Team Championship (Women)B06 Robatsch
3. E Fakhiridou vs K Wisniowska  0-1632013European Team Championship (Women)B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
4. E Fakhiridou vs M Degrande  1-0342013European Team Championship (Women)B08 Pirc, Classical
5. H Puuska vs E Fakhiridou  0-1342013European Team Championship (Women)A20 English
6. E Fakhiridou vs A Kopinits  0-1912013European Team Championship (Women)B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
7. E Fakhiridou vs L Stoeri  1-0482013European Team Championship (Women)B01 Scandinavian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-11-13  waustad: Thanks cg. With a couple of upsets, like Russia losing, there have been some very strange pairings.
Nov-11-13  Jamboree: Over the last three rounds, 15th-seeded Israel has played the top three teams in the entire tournament: #1 Ukraine, #2 Russia, #3 Georgia. The end total result of all three matches? 6.0-6.0!! Somehow Israel, with players in the 2100s and 2200s, managed to hold the world's elite women players to an even tie. They beat Russia 2.5-1.5, tied Georgia 2-2, and lost to Ukraine 1.5-2.5.

Pretty amazing result sustained over three days - not just a one-day fluke.

Nov-11-13  kevinatcausa: Meanwhile, this isn't exactly turning out to be England's tournament so far.
Nov-12-13  stanleys: Russian women in good mood despite the hard tournament: http://ruchess.ru/upload/New%20Fold...
Nov-12-13
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  WannaBe: Caption: "So, a priest, a rabbi, and a monk walks into a bar..."
Nov-12-13  waustad: Rest day tomorrow.
Nov-12-13
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  HeMateMe: ^^That gal with the dark hair has more jewelry than a Scarsdale housewife with the home shopping network on speed dial.
Nov-13-13  waustad: <HHM>That's Alexandra Kosteniuk.
Nov-13-13
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  whiteshark: Caption: Sergei, <the Ruble>, performing <Austin Powers in Goldmember>
Nov-13-13
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  HeMateMe: <waustad:> No way. She looks like a gypsy channeling Barbara Streisand. (Don't tell her I said that...)
Nov-13-13  vsaluki: Kosteniuk has won 4 in a row. Pogonina is not playing her best chess right now.
Nov-14-13  waustad: <HHM>Actually it is her. Look at the board pairings, she was on second board sitting next to Gunina. Here is a better picture: http://lh4.ggpht.com/-GCuZdJKDifw/U... Here are the pairings that day: http://chess-results.com/tnr115919....
Nov-14-13
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  HeMateMe: <waustad:> You're right, it's her (she's gorgeous!) I like her chess bracelet. Do you have photos of the tarot card reading, after the chess round?
Nov-14-13  waustad: Clocks are flaking out again. I've been watching a game pretty much from the beginning and now the person who was way up on time is listed as behind. This happens a lot with the DGT board and clock setups. It is rather a nuisance for the viewer.
Nov-15-13  waustad: With the matchup between Alexandra Kosteniuk and Ticia Gara, I would expect that they'll feature prominently in the photo gallery for today's games. If Chessbase were doing it they certainly would.
Nov-16-13  waustad: Sunday they begin play 4 hours earlier than usual.
Nov-16-13  waustad: Nope, they kept taking pictures of poles with others usually in the background.
Nov-17-13  Calar: Ukraine (Lahno, Ushenina, Muzychuk, Zhukova, Gaponenko) secured the title with a round to go. Congrats :)
Nov-17-13
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  HeMateMe: The Ukrainians and Russians go 1-2, this time?
Nov-17-13  Calar: Final rankings:

1. Ukraine (15 points)
2. Russia (14 points)
3. Poland (14 points)
4. Georgia (12 points)
5. Armenia (12 points)

Nov-17-13  waustad: Anne Haast had a remarkable tournament picking up a whopping 31.6 elo while going 6.5/7.
Dec-23-13
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  WTHarvey: Here's a collection of 58 critical positions from the women's and men's sections: http://www.scribd.com/doc/193336917... Find the best move.

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