Ukraine team for Ningbo announced

Ivanchuk, Eljanov, Efimenko, Areshchenko and Moiseenko to play

The Ukrainian Chess Federation has selected the players which will represent the country at the World Chess Team Championship 2011 in Ningbo, China, GM Oleksandr Sulypa confirmed 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. Ukraine qualified as winner of the 2010 Chess Olympiad.

Jermuk Ivanchuk

Vassily Ivanchuk

Freshly inaugurated Ukraine champion Ruslan Ponomariov is missing the event.

The team will be composed of Vassily Ivanchuk 2776, Pavel Eljanov 2712, Zahar Efimenko 2701, Alexander Areshchenko 2694 and Alexander Moiseenko 2679.

The Captain is GM Oleksandr Sulypa

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