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European Chess Union
Serbia Chess Federation
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In the sixth round of the European Senior Team Chess Championship, in section over 50 years, in the most important match of the round, and probably of the whole tournament, Serbian team won Italy with a minimal 2.5-1.5. Match was full of excitement and setbacks. On the 3rd and 4th table we could see lot reversals, and match is finally decided by victory of Zoran Arsović against Fabio Bruno.
The team of Serbia is now very near to conquer the first place – they will have one more serious match against Swedish team, which has maximal score till now, but is not rating favorite.
In section over 65 years, Russian team was relentless against Finland, and today free day had the “Gerontološki centar” team. These two leading teams will meet tomorrow, in the next 7th round. With the new maximal 4-0 victory Belgian team become a serious candidate for one of medals.
Today, in morning hours’ chess players enjoyed an excursion which was made by tournament organizers. It was free for everyone. Players visited town Sremski Karlovci and Petrovaradin fortress. A special impression on our guests from abroad left the underground tunnels – “Catacombs”, the story how they were build and used as a defense of the fort.
With the 7th round tournaments are entering in the last third with decisive fight for the medals.