winner of the 22nd NATO Chess Championships (August 8 to 12) was Turkey. The Turkish team took over from the team of the Army, with 17 victories so far in the chess championship record holder of the Alliance. The team result is based on the results of the four best players of a country. The Turkish team, led by IGM Kivanc Haznedaroglu, caught 21 of 28 possible points, exceeding the results of the German players by one point. Third was the team from Denmark. Hosted the championships this time was the Lithuanian army, led by the tournament in Kaunas. The opening was conducted at the Military Museum "Vitautis the Great." The Lithuanian GM Sarunas Sulskis assisted referee Luc Cornet. During the tournament, was Colonel Tomasz Malinowski (POL) was elected new Chairman of the NATO Chess Federation. He replaces Hendrik Steffers (NED) from. Sbschluss for the event played senior world champion Algimantas Butnorious simultaneously. ChessBase NATO correspondent Fabrice Wantiez played with and has the tournament captured in pictures.
... the NATO side tournament Echecs-Photos ... http://www.echecs-photos.be/
tables, games, lots of pictures ... http://www.chessbase.de/nachrichten.asp?newsid=12070