12th Union SCIPT Team Chess Championship: Poznań 1995

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Basic data

12th Union SCIPT Team Chess Championship
(see all-time tournament summary)
Date: 15th - 21st October 1995
City: Poznań, Poland
Venue: Polish Telecom Conference Centre, Poznań-Kiekrz
Tournament Director: Mr. M. Grossmann (POL)
Chief Arbiter: IA Janusz Woda (POL)
Teams participating: 14 (incl. two Polish and Belgian teams)
Players participating: 75 (incl. approx. 1 GM, 3 IMs, 1 WGM and 5 FMs)
Minor discrepancies possible.
Games played: 144
Competition format: Four board seven round Swiss.
Final order decided by: 1. Match points; 2. Game points; 3. Buchholz
Time control: N/A
Downloadable game file: 95uscc.zip

Tournament review

The 12th championship took place in Kiekrz, the village near Poznań, a beautiful countryside resort. The event took part in the Polish Telecom conference center. Polish post was represented by one of Poland's top clubs Pocztowiec. The favourites took gold, although they lost to Germany 1½-2½ in round five. The Swiss team fielded a.o. Hans Suri (2/3), long time organiser of Biel Festivals and team captain Jo Zahner, PCA Horgen tournaments arbiter.

Individual medals

bd name flag code pts gms %
1. IM Casagrande, Harald Austria AUT 7 92.9
2. Groß, Georg Germany GER 7 92.9
3. Staniszewski, Paweł Poland POL2 7 78.6
4. Zimmermann, C. Belgium BEL2 7 78.6
1 res. Lynge, Michael Denmark DEN 4 62.5
2 res. Hirsch, Ben Great Britain GBR 4 62.5

Interesting games

An experienced Dutch IM outplayed by Swiss amateur.
Matthey, Philippe (SUI) - Van der Werf, Mark (NED) 1 - 0

A brisk Kingside action left to chance for defence.
Schmidt, Włodzimierz (POL) - Rabeler, Gert (GER) 1 - 0