IM Helgi Dam Ziska from Faroe Islands wins the second European Small Nations Individual Championship with 9,5 / 11 points and will represent the FIDE Zone 1.10 at the World Cup in 2017. Congratulations to Helgi for this great performance! GM Oscar de la Riva Aguado from Andorra got second with 9 points, defending champion IM Michael Wiedenkeller from Luxembourg follows on place 3 with 8,5 points.
The pairings have been drawn at the technical meeting on Friday evening.
You find all the pairings and the future results on chess-results: see the sidebar for a quick link.
Click here to read the press release: PressRelease_SmallNations2016_LuxembourgChessFederation_2016March29
FIDE has published it here.
De Reportage op Radio RTL vum Fränz Biltgen ass hei.
Eise President vum Organisatiounkommittee schwetzt ganz enthusiastesch iwer de Small Nations a Schach am allgemengen!
The opening ceremony will be preceded by a simultaneous display by WGM Elvira Berend starting at 18:00 April 1st at the tournament hall.
Players will include young players, VIPS, and members from the public.
P.S. Please note that this is not an April fool’s joke! 😉
Welcome to Luxembourg!
And welcome to the 2nd European Small Nations Individual Chess Championship – FIDE Zone 1.10!
We are taking over from the first Small Nations in Larnaca and have worked hard to give you the same excellent level of organization and hospitality that players, officials and guests enjoyed in Cyprus!
The tournament will run from April 1st to April 11th in Luxembourg-City or simply an der Stad (in the City), the only big city in a small country with a big heart!
May the best player win!
You find more information under the menu item in the top bar!