Exciting final phase EU Ch

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With eight players sharing first place, the European Championship in Plovdiv (Bulgaria) is going into an exciting final phase. Today is the last round, tomorrow there will be tiebreaks.

The 9th European Individual Chess Championship takes place April 20 ?¢‚Ǩ‚Äú May 4, 2008 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Both the men's and the women's are 11-round Swiss tournaments and today (round 11) and tomorrow (tiebreaks) everything will be clear. Who will become European Champion and win 15,000 Euros (men) / 6,000 Euros (women)? And who will qualify for the World Cup (men) and the World Championship (women)?

Top standings after ten rounds:

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Forgive me for some patriotism, but even non-Dutch chess fans must admit that the two games below by GM Erwin l'Ami are very nice - especially the last one. Look at that king running all the way to a5 and back!


 

L'ami Efimenko-l'Ami

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