29th NATO Chess Championship 2018

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Location: Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
Time-Period: June 03 - June 09, 2018
Modus: 7 rounds Swiss system, (team/single score)
Teamscore: Best 4 players of 6 players team
Organisation Committee: Tournament Director: David A. Hater, Colonel, U.S. Army (Retired)
Danielle Singleton, TTU
Kacy Hokett, TTU

Head Arbiters: Mike Hoffpauir, president US Chess Federation, Melanie Anne Kneen
Deputy Arbiter: Claudia Munoz
Patronage: United States Chess Federation
Texas Tech Chess Program
External Links of interest: Texas Tech University Chess
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Opening Ceremony and Round 1
Round 2
Round 3
Round 4
Lubbock Open
Round 5
Round 6
Round 7
Simultaneous and Blitz
Pricegiving


28 Dec 2017: Invitation NCC 2018


Final Ranking after 7 Rounds:

Team Ranking Individual Ranking
Rank Final listing Points Rank Player Country Points
1. Poland
20.5 (112.5 Buch)
1. IM Anastasios Pavlidis Greece
6.0 (31.5 Buch) (23.0 Buch2)
2. Germany
20.0 (116.0 Buch)
2. Damian Graczyk Poland
5.5 (31.5 Buch) (22.5 Buch2)
3. Greece
19.5 (111.5 Buch0
3. Elijah Everett Germany
5.5 (28.5 Buch) (19.5 Buch2)
4. USA (US Army)
16.0 (115.0 Buch)
4. WIM Ekaterini Pavlidou Greece
5.0 (31.5 Buch) (23.0 Buch2)
5. NATO A
15.5 (106.5 Buch)
5. Oliver Nill Germany
5.0 (30.5 Buch) (22.0 Buch2)
6. Denmark
15.5 (105.0 Buch)
6. FM Mark Helbig Germany
5.0 (30.5 Buch) (21.0 Buch2)
7. Netherlands
14.5 (093.5 Buch)
7. IM Lorenz Drabke Germany
5.0 (29.0 Buch) (21.0 Buch2)
8. Slovenia
14.0 (102.5 Buch)
8. Marcin Pietruszewski Poland
5.0 (28.0 Buch) (20.0 Buch2)
9. UK
13.0 (088.5 Buch)
9. IM Mateusz Bobula Poland
5.0 (28.0 Buch) (19.5 Buch2)
10. NATO B
12.0 (101.0 Buch)
10. Darius Sycz Poland
5.0 (25.0 Buch) (17.5 Buch2)
11. Veterans B
12.0 (098.0 Buch)
11. Arie Werksma Netherlands
5.0 (24.0 Buch) (18.0 Buch2)
12. Veterans A
12.0 (090.0 Buch)
12. Stefan Hansen Denmark
4.5 (31.5 Buch) (23.5 Buch2)
13. Canada
8.5 (086.5 Buch)
13. Ulrich Bohn Germany
4.5 (28.0 Buch) (19.5 Buch2)
14. Estonia
3.0 (1 person)
14. Mateusz Sypien Germany
4.5 (27.0 Buch) (19.5 Buch2)
15. FM Finn Pedersen Denmark
4.5 (26.0 Buch) (18.0 Buch2)
16. Slawomir Kedzierski Poland
4.5 (25.5 Buch) (18.0 Buch2)
17. Konstantinos Mouroutis Greece
4.5 (23.0 Buch) (17.0 Buch2)


Last Update: 21 june 2018. The editor has received all of the 231 games, but the notation of some games are still being checked.

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