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Cambridge wins 131st Varsity Chess Match 2013

Cambridge University Crest

The 131st Varsity Match between Oxford and Cambridge Universities took place in the RAC Club, Pall Mall, London.

Cambridge won 4.5-3.5, drawing the final game on board five which the Cambridge would almost certainly have won had he played on. Cambridge have now won 58 matches to Oxford’s 53, with 20 matches drawn.

The match was again generously sponsored by Henry Mutkin. Spectators, appropriately attired in suit and tie, or equivalent for women, were welcome.

Team captains were Eoin Devane [IRL] for Cambridge and Athanasios Tsanas [GRE] for Oxford.


Bd Oxford Av. Rating = 2182.8 3½-4½ Cambridge Av. Rating = 2157.0
1w Raja Panjwani 2407 CAN 1-0 Samuel G A Franklin 2322 ENG
2b Ravindran Shanmugam 2375 SIN ½-½ Rafe Martyn 2258 ENG
3w David Zakarian 2374 ARM 0-1 Richard Weaving 2176 ENG
4b Dominic Foord 2099 ENG ½-½ Daniel Hunt 2057 ENG
5w Jozef Janovsky 2131 SVK ½-½ Vytautas Gruslys 1970 LTU
6b Howard Chiu 2048 SIN 1-0 Adam Scibior 2229 POL
7w Joshua Tan 2020 MAS 0-1 Andrew McClement 2128 SCO
8b Nicole Miranda Gonzalez 2009 CHI 0-1 Nath Saheli 2116 IND

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