Hungary team for Ningbo announced

Leko, Almasi, J. Polgar, Balogh and Erdos to play

The Hungarian Chess Federation has selected the players which will represent the country at the World Chess Team Championship 2011 in Ningbo, China, Laszlo Rudolf informed for Chessdom.

The event will be held from July 15 2011 (arrival) to July 26 2011 (Departure) at the playing venue in New Century Grand Hotel Ningbo. The championship will be played using a 9 round, round-robin system. Hungary qualified as 4th placed from the 2010 Chess Olympiad.

Peter Leko

Peter Leko

Zoltan Almasi

Zoltan Almasi

The team will be composed of Peter Leko 2717, Zoltan Almasi 2726, Judit Polgar 2699, Csaba Balogh 2643 and Viktor Erdos 2613.

Ferenc Berkes (2696), who already represented the country on many occasions, this time doesn’t want to play for the national team. He refused to reveal the reasons.

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