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Ukrainian chess player won the “silver” European championship

Andrei Fomenko

November 23 | 9:40

Last night in the capital of Iceland concluded the European team championship in chess. The women’s team of Ukraine was able to speak quite well, finishing among the 30 groups second place. Although the previous tournament two years ago in Warsaw, the “blue-yellow” celebrated the victory.

In the last, ninth, round Anna and Maria Muzychuk, Anna Ushenina and Inna Gaponenko and Natalia Zhukova confidently dealt with rivals from Holland (3,5:0,5) and keep the “silver” position. Ukrainka scored 15 points and won the Russian CHE – 17.

Our chess players continental forums lately not given: without medals, men remain for the third time in a row. At this time, Vassily Ivanchuk, Pavel Eljanov, Yuriy Kryvoruchko, Anton Korobov and Alexander Areshchenko took fifth place. At the same time Ukrainians in the last round defeated the Moldavians (2.5 to 1.5) and was able to rise to eighth position by three lines, beating the national teams of Georgia, Holland and Germany.

Interestingly, in the last three world forums for our men steadily make their way to the winners.


Our chess players are among the leaders of the championship of Europe

Ukraine would provide a fantastic amount of on the world chess championship