19th NATO Chess Championship 2008

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Location: Brussels, Belgium
Time-Period: August 4th - August 8th 2008
Modus: 7 rounds Swiss system, (team/single score) Teamscore: 4 players
Tournament directors: Colonel Jan Gooris
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External Link: Location in Brussels
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Turkey new NATO Chess Champion!

Turkey is the new NATO Chess Champion 2008, bringing the German series of victories to an end after eleven consecutive years.

After six rounds, Germany still lead, followed by Turkey and Poland each having one point less. In the last round, Turkey showed an outstanding team performance securing the well-deserved top rank.

The next Championship will take place June 15th - June 19th 2009 in Hammelburg, Germany

Published by Karl Koopmeiners


Results:

Team Ranking Individual Ranking
Rank Final listing Points Rank Player Country Points
1. Turkey 20,5 1. Yeke, Serkan TUR 6,0
2. Germany 18,5 2. Schenk, Andreas GER 5,5
3. Poland 18,5 3. Wantiez, Fabrice BEL 5,5
4. Italy 17,5 4. Sypien, Mateusz POL 5,5
5. Belgium 17,5 5. Vaznonis, Vytautas LIT 5,5
6. France 16 6. Hole, Oystein NOR 5,0
7. Norway 15,5 7. Narman, Gökhan TUR 5,0
8. United States of America 15 8. Korkmaz, Necmettin TUR 5,0
9. The Netherlands 14,5 9. Gerardi, Saverio ITA 5,0
10. Lithuania 14 10. Carrascoso, Morales SPA 4,5
11. Slovenia 14 11. Tommasini, Enzo ITA 4,5
12. Spain 13,5 12. Van Rijn, Wouter NED 4,5
13. United Kingdom 11,5 13. Kertesz, Alfred GER 4,5
14. NATO 11,5 14. Helbig, Mark GER 4,5
15. Canada 9,5 15. Alaslar, Devrim TUR 4,5
16. Denmark (only 2 persons) 7 16. Karbowiak, Adam POL 4,5
17. Romania (only 2 persons) 5,5 17. Bieluszewski, Piotr POL 4,5
18. Luxembourg (only 1 person) 2 18. Indbryn, Tommy NOR 4,5



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Special event: Flash tournament with 83 participants

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