Bundesliga starts season's second half

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BundesligaThis weekend two matches of the 7th round and the regular matches of the 8th and 9th round of the Schachbundesliga are played. The playing venues are Eppingen, Wattenscheid, Remagen and Mülheim. All pairings and information.

At Eppingen the host and the team of Baden-Baden meet the teams of München and Aue. Things seem to be clear at this venue as München and Aue are playing against relegation and will not compete with their best lineup.

Playing venue Eppingen:

8th round: Saturday, 5th of February 2011, 2pm

        SC Eppingen                        Bayern München 	 
1 	Csaba Balogh             2608      Stefan Bromberger        2530
2 	Evgeny Postny            2595      Tibor Reiss              2403
3 	Zoltan Gyimesi           2595      Christoph Renner         2420
4 	Peter Acs                2601      Alexander Belezky        2454
5 	Robert Ruck              2555      Peter Meister            2446
6 	Zoltan Medvegy           2531      Bernd Meissner           2401
7 	Christian Mann           2444      Ludwig Deglmann          2397
8 	Lothar Vogt              2423      Felix Graf               2341

OSG Baden-Baden ESV Nickelhütte Aue 1 Sergei Movsesian 2723 Tatjana Vasilevich 2399 2 Etienne Bacrot 2716 Tatiana Melamed 2353 3 Peter-Heine Nielsen 2670 Lutz Diebl 2222 4 Francisco Vallejo Pons 2697 Sebastian Eichner 2323 5 Arkadij Naiditsch 2674 Cliff Wichmann 2341 6 Rustem Dautov 2602 Lubos Rosko 2305 7 Fabian Döttling 2579 Jürgen Heinz 2288 8 Philipp Schlosser 2574 Ralf Schnabel 2259



9th round: Sunday, 6th of February 2011, 10am

        Bayern München                     OSG Baden-Baden 	 
1       Stefan Bromberger       2530       Sergei Movsesian         2723
2       Tibor Reiss             2403       Etienne Bacrot           2716
3       Christoph Renner        2420       Peter-Heine Nielsen      2670
4       Alexander Belezky       2454       Francisco Vallejo Pons   2697
5       Peter Meister           2446       Arkadij Naiditsch        2674
6       Bernd Meissner          2401       Rustem Dautov            2602
7       Ludwig Deglmann         2397       Fabian Döttling          2579
8       Felix Graf              2341       Philipp Schlosser        2574

ESV Nickelhütte Aue SC Eppingen 1 Tatjana Vasilevich 2399 Csaba Balogh 2608 2 Tatiana Melamed 2353 Evgeny Postny 2595 3 Lutz Diebl 2222 Zoltan Gyimesi 2595 4 Sebastian Eichner 2323 Peter Acs 2601 5 Cliff Wichmann 2341 Robert Ruck 2555 6 Lubos Rosko 2305 Zoltan Medvegy 2531 7 Jürgen Heinz 2288 Christian Mann 2444 8 Ralf Schnabel 2259 Lothar Vogt 2423



The biggest contender of Baden-Baden, Werder Bremen, will play at the venue Wattenscheid. The "Green-Whites" are odds-on favourite in both matches but in the past not rarely they had problems against underdogs.

8th round: Saturday, 5th of February 2011, 2pm

SV Wattenscheid - Werder Bremen Turm Emsdetten - Delmenhorster SK

9th round: Sunday, 6th of February 2011, 10am

Werder Bremen - Turm Emsdetten Delmenhorster SK - SV Wattenscheid

At the playing venue Remagen some crucial matches in the fight against relegation will take place. The host has to score especially against Griesheim in order to leave the relegation zone. Solingen is one of the best teams in the league and odds-on favourite in all matches.

7th round: Friday, 4th of February 2011, 4pm SC Remagen - SG Solingen

8th round: Saturday, 5th of February 2011, 2pm

SC Remagen - SG Trier SG Solingen - SV Griesheim

9th round: Sunday, 6th of February 2011, 10am

SG Trier - SG Solingen SV Griesheim - SC Remagen

At the playing venue Mülheim all participating teams lie in the midfield of the league. So all matches are expected to be very close. The host Mülheim is practicing for the next season. This team will host the first ever central round of the Schachbundesliga. From 14th to 16th of October 2011 the first three rounds of the season 2011/12 will be played with all teams in Mülheim.

7th round: Friday, 4th of February 2011, 4pm

SV Mülheim Nord - SF Katernberg

8th round: Saturday, 5th of February 2011, 2pm

SV Mülheim Nord - Hamburger SK SF Katernberg - SF Berlin

9th round: Sunday, 6th of February 2011, 10am

Hamburger SK - SF Katernberg SF Berlin - SV Mülheim Nord

Live coverage: All games of the Schachbundesliga are covered live on the internet. This season the games are presented within a new live portal. Its possible to follow any game just by one click and all games are analyzed by one of the strongest engines in the world - Rybka 4. Also its possible to download all games by one click.

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