Korchnoi among the legends at the European Seniors Teams Championship 2011

The event to take place at the Olympus mountain of Gods region

The European Chess Union, the Greek Chess Federation, and Chess Akademy of Thessaloniki organize the 10th European Senior Championship. It will take place from May 3rd to May 11th, 2011 in Thessaloniki – Olympus region, Hotel Olymbian Bay.

The teams’ registrations are open. Already 12 teams have signed up 3 months before the start of the event. Among them teams from Germany, Austria, Finland, Switzerland, Belgium, Scotland, Greece, etc.

The legendary Viktor Korchnoi is also among the participants of the European Seniors Teams Championship 2011. GM Viktor Korchnoi  (age 80) will play for the Swiss team on the first board.

The tournament organizers can be reached at seniorschess@gmail.com

Greece

1 Austria Rtg-2334

1 IM Danner Georg 2428

2 IM Hoelzl Franz 2336

3 IM Wittmann Walter 2291

4 FM Singer Hans 2282

Woeber Friedrich 2206

2 Finland 1 Rtg-2314

1 GM Rantanen Yrjo A 2367

2 GM Westerinen Heikki M J 2360

3 FM Hurme Harri 2280

4 Havansi Erkki E T 2250

FM Kanko Ilkka 2236

3 Switzerland Rtg-2297

1 GM Korchnoi Viktor 2544

2 IM Bhend Edwin 2252

3 FM Vucenovic Dragomir 2249

4 FM Hohler Peter 2144

Illi Hans-Joerg 2141

4 Sportfreunde, Katernberg Rtg-2271

1 FM Bachmann Karlheinz 2313

2 FM Rosen Willy 2296

3 FM Nautsch Werner 2244

4 FM Neese Hans-Joachim 2230

Armbruester Juergen 0

5 Nieder Rtg-2197

1 FM Titz Heimo 2191

2 Ager Josef 2190

3 Winiwarter Felix 2174

4 Weinwurm Wolfgang 2201

FM Strobel Ferdinand 2141
Woeber Friedrich 2206

6 Scotland Rtg-2191

1 IM Pritchett Craig W 2327

2 FM Jamieson Peter M 2277

3 White Alastair F 2102

4 Borwell Alan P 2056

Mckerracher Douglas 1962

7 Belgium Rtg-2121

1 FM Rooze Jan 2284

2 Van Herck Marcel 2112

3 Schuermans Robert 2061

4 Hajenius Willem 2028

8 Stiftung BSW Rtg-2095

1 Kugelmann Werner 2247

2 Fleuch Hans-Juergen 2123

3 Hollstein Joachim 2075

4 Mai Hartmut 1936

Fernengel Rudolf 1770

9 Finland 2 Rtg-2095

1 Morant Paul 2210

2 FM Saren Ilkka J 2200

3 Lyly Seppo 2005

4 Koskinen Veikko 1964

10 Steiermark, Austria Rtg-2086

1 FM Watzka Horst 2286

2 Nickl Klaus 2144

3 Kratschmer Ernst 1800

4 Pitzl Konstantinos 2112

11 Turku Rtg-2013

1 Palmo Pentti 2067

2 Alkkiomaki Jyrki 2051

3 Rantanen Veikko 1991

4 Ranki Martti 1944

12 Helsinski Rtg-1720

1 Auvinen Esa 1966

2 Patola Eero 1917

3 Hall Raimo 0

4 Laitinen Martti 1798