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12th European Chess Solving Championship

The Greek Chess Composition Committee, in co-operation with the Greek Chess Federation, organized the 12th European Chess Solving Championship from 15-17th April at the “Oasis Hotel Apartments” in Glyfada, a cosmopolitan suburb of Athens.

Seven-times world champion and seven-times European champion GM Piotr Murdzia added another feather in the cap by winning the individual gold medal with 77,5 points. GM Miodrag Mladenovic (Serbia) is silver with 72 points (348 min) and GM Eddy Van Beers (Belgium) took the bronze also with 72 points (357 min).

In the team results the three-years long Polish domination ended when Serbia won the gold medal with 214,5 points. The team from Azerbaijan is silver with 206 points, while Poland is bronze with 202,25 points.

The winning team consisted of Miodrag Mladenović, Bojan Vučković, Marjan Kovačević and Vladimir Podinić.

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Miodrag Mladenović, Piotr Murdzia, Eddy Van Beers

12th ECSC individuals: Miodrag Mladenović (SRB, 2nd place), Piotr Murdzia (POL, 1st place), Eddy Van Beers (BEL, 3rd place)

Stathis Efstathopoulos, Miodrag Mladenović, Bojan Vučković, Marjan Kovačević, Vladimir Podinić

Stathis Efstathopoulos (vice-president of the Greek Chess Federation); Miodrag Mladenović, Bojan Vučković, Marjan Kovačević, Vladimir Podinić (SRB, 1st place)

Stathis Efstathopoulos, Araz Almammadov, Misratdin Iskandarov, Bahruz Rzayev, Rashad Zeynalli

Stathis Efstathopoulos, Araz Almammadov, Misratdin Iskandarov, Bahruz Rzayev, Rashad Zeynalli (AZE, 2nd place)

Stathis Efstathopoulos, Jakub Marciniszyn, Piotr Górski, Kacper Piorun, Piotr Murdzia

Stathis Efstathopoulos, Jakub Marciniszyn, Piotr Górski, Kacper Piorun, Piotr Murdzia (POL, 3rd place)

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