Spanish Team Championships 2011

Spanish Team Championships 2011

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Nov 27, 2011, 6:14 AM |
10 | Chess Event Coverage

ajedrez honor 2011.jpgThe Spanish Team Chess Championships ran from 21-26 November in Melilla, Spain and team Gros Xake Taldea (GXT) from San Sebastián took the title in the Division Honor. 

The competition was a 7-team round robin event, with six players on each team, and GXT won despite suffering their first and only loss in the last round to Naturgas Energia Sestao by a score of 3½-2½.

The international team competing for GXT included such luminaries as Ruslan Ponomariov, Alexei Shirov, Etienne Bacrot, Loek Van Wely and Rustam Kasimdzhanov.

The final standings:


Team  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 MP BP
1 Gros Xake Taldea  * 4 5 4 10 24.5
2 Naturgas Energia Sestao CA  * 3 3 10 23.0
3 College-EIKM Marcote  ½ 3 * 4 4 4 9 19.0
4 CA Reverte Albox  2 * 2 5 4 4 17.0
5 CA Linex-Magic  2 4 * 1 4 15.5
6 CA Solvay  1 2 1 5 * 4 15.0
7 Cajacanarias  2 3 2 2 * 1 12.0

 

Champions! Gros Xake Taldea take the Spanish Team Championship.

GXT Spanish Champs 2011.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

Photo: Federación Española de Ajedrez.

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