European Team Chess Championship starts in Halkidiki
This nine-round Swiss, which will run from November 4-12, has a total of 38 countries in the open and 28 in the women's section. In round one on Thursday the top seed Russia squeaked out a win over Moldova, ranking 20th, while the Russian women actually the Kosintseva sisters demolished the Israelis 3-1. We bring you a richly illustrated round one report.
Posted: Fri 04 Nov 2011