World Team Championship Print
Sunday, 03 January 2010 19:23
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The 2009 World Team Championship will take place 5th-14th January in Bursa, Turkey. The Federations qualified to participate in the Championship are Continental Champions - Russia, Brazil, India (replacing China) and Egypt, top three teams from the 2008 Chess Olympiad - Armenia, Israel and USA, two teams invited by the FIDE President's approval - Azerbaijan and Greece, and the host Turkey.

The World Team Championship is a round robin event with time control 90 min/40 moves +30 min/end, with 30 seconds additional time per move, starting from move one.

 

Official site: wtcc2009.tsf.org.tr

 

Armenia

Levon Aronian 2786
Vladimir Akopian 2700
Gabriel Sargissian 2676
Arman Pashikian 2656
Tigran Petrosian 2615
Tigran Kotanjian 2542

 

Israel


Boris Gelfand 2758
Michael Roiz 2659
Ilia Smirin 2662
Emil Sutovsky 2666
Evgeny Postny 2650
Maxim Rodhstein 2650

 

USA


Hikaru Nakamura 2715
Alexander Onischuk 2672
Yuri Shulman 2623
Varuzhan Akobian 2624
Robert L. Hess 2572
Ray Robson 2567

 

Russia

Alexander Morozevich 2750
Alexander Grischuk 2736
Vladimir Malakhov 2706
Dmitry Jakovenko 2736
Evgeny Tomashevsky 2708
Nikita Vityugov 2694

 

Brazil

Giovanni Vescovi 2648
Rafael Leitao 2621
Alexandr Fier 2653
Gilberto Milos 2603
Andre Diamant 2493
Darcy Lima 2504

 

Egypt


Ahmed Adly 2583
Bassem Amin 2553
Mohamed Ezat 2472
Khaled Abdel Razik 2469
Imed Abdelnabbi 2447
Walaa Sarwat 2405

 

Azerbaijan

Vugar Gashimov 2758
Teimour Radjabov 2748
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2719
Rauf Mamedov 2634
Gadir Guseinov 2625
Nidjat Mamedov 2617

 

Greece

Vassilios Kotronias 2599
Ioannis Papaioannou 2628
Hristos Banikas 2615
Stelios Halkias 2573
Dimitrios Mastrovasilis 2569
Athanasios Mastrovasilis 2513

 

Turkey

Kivanc Haznedaroglu 2497
Mert Erdogdu 2489
Mustafa Yilmaz 2468
Emre Can 2449
Baris Esen 2493
Burak Firat 2392

 

 
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