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Guernsey team for the 2012 Chess Olympiad in Istanbul

With 8 months left before the start of the 2012 Chess Olympiad in Istanbul, Turkey, Guernsey Chess Federation is the first to select the team which will be sent to the World chess summit.

CM Toby Brookfield
CM Peter Rowe
FM Fred Hamperl
Tim Knight
CM Peter Kirby

This sees the welcome return of Guernsey No1 – Fred Hamperl, and Tim Knight whose last Olympiad was back in 1984.

Guernsey recently hosted a clock simul with Veselin Topalov and the 37th Guernsey International Open which was won by GM Sarunas Sulskis.

Thanks to Peter Kirby

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