Serbian teams announced, (21-31st October in Novi Sad)
IM Nataša Bojković
European Team Chess Championship for the year 2009 is set to take place on 21-31st October in Novi Sad, capitol of province Vojvodina, Serbia. The captains for the hosting country have already announced which players will be lined under the national flag.
GM Branko Damljanović, who had retired from the national duty after the ETCC 2007, took over the management of men’s team and appointed FM Josip Ašik as his assistant. Invited players are Ivan Ivanišević 2625 (Serbia champion 2008 and 2009), Robert Markuš 2606, Dragan Šolak 2590, Miloš Perunović 2580 (Serbia champion 2005 and 2007) and Bojan Vučković 2572.
Women’s team captain GM Nenad Ristić opted for IM Alisa Marić 2407 (former candidate matches finalist), IM Nataša Bojković 2426 (world championship participant), WGM Andjelija Stojanović 2351, WGM Irina Chelushkina 2364 and WIM Marija Rakić 2299. Current Serbian champion Sandra Djukić stays behind.