Snowdrops Defeat Old Hands

Snowdrops Defeat Old Hands

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The traditional Women's versus Veterans match sponsored by Czech Coal ran from 20-27 November in Marienbad.

The women's team (the "Snowdrops") beat the veterans team (the "Old Hands") by a fairly comfortable score of 18-14 after eight rounds.

The best individual performance came from top rated Humpy Koneru (pictured).

The final scores were:

 Snowdrops Elo 18.0
 Humpy Koneru 2600 6.0
 Viktorija Čmilyte 2514 5.5
 Tereza Olšarová 2185 3.5
 Arianne Caoili 2242 3.0
Old Hands Elo 14.0
 Vlastimil Hort 2473 5.0
 Dragoljub Velimirovič 2425 4.0
 Lájoš Portisch 2473 3.0
 Wolfgang Uhlmann 2412 2.0


Snowdrops Arianne Caoili (left) and Viktorija Čmilyte (right) in the Czech snow.

Caoili and Cmilyte.jpg






Picture from the official site.  More photos here.

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