Ukraine set for the European Team Chess Championships (Update)

The Ukrainian Chess Federation has announced the lineups for the European Team Chess Championships in Porto Carras, Greece.

Captain Oleksandr Sulypa selected the players for the Open Championship. Ukrainian team will be composed of Vassily Ivanchuk 2765, Ruslan Ponomariov 2758, Alexander Moiseenko 2726, Zahar Efimenko 2703 and Pavel Eljanov 2683.

The Ukrainian champion Ruslan Ponomariov returns to the Olympiad winner’s roster after skipping the World Team Championship due to calendar conflict.

The Women’s team captain GM Michail Brodsky followed an hour later with his lineup: GM Kateryna Lahno 2554, IM Anna Ushenina 2462, IM Mariya Muzychuk 2456, IM Inna Gaponenko 2445 and GM Natalia Zhukova 2416.

Vassily Ivanchuk

Vassily Ivanchuk

Armenia, Greece, Germany, England, Iceland, Serbia, Montenegro are also announced on Chessdom. More teams will follow in the coming days.

Irish Chess Union: “Unfortunately, there were not enough people interested in playing in the European Team Championships in November, and therefore the ICU will not be sending a team.”

If you know more participants for the ETCC in Porto Carras, Greece, please send the information to our contact form.

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