13th Union SCIPT Team Chess Championship: Balatonkenese 1999

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Basic data

13th Union SCIPT Team Chess Championship
(see all-time tournament summary)
Date: 4th - 12th September 1999
City: Balatonkenese, Hungary
Venue: MATAV Rt. Balatonkenese Management Training Center
Tournament Director: N/A
Chief Arbiter: N/A
Teams participating: 14 (incl. two teams from Poland and the Netherlands)
Players participating: 70 (incl. 1 GM, 3 IMs and 8 FMs)
Games played: 196
Match results are not confirmed. While team order is verified, game points may slightly differ.
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: 99uscc.zip

Tournament review

The 13th Union SCIPT Chess Championships were organised by Postav Matav Sports Club, Budapest in connection with the centenary anniversary of the club. The Championships took place in MATAV Rt. Balatonkenese Management Training Center and Holiday Resort at Lake Balaton from 4th to 12th September 1999. Approximately 100 players and teamleaders from the following 14 Union members took part:
- Belgium Post, Post Denmark, Hungary P&T, Italy Post, PVKPN The Netherlands, PVTPG The Netherlands, Norway Post, Poland Post, Poland Telecom, 11, Slovakia Post, Slovenia Telecom, Foreningen Postfolket Sweden Post and Sport & Culture Post/Swisscom.

The competition ran smoothly and was very exciting. The matches were of a very high standard and everyone competed fairly. The winner of the medals were:
   1: Post Denmark
   2: PVKPN, The Netherlands
   3: Sweden Post Foreningen Postfolket.

The Bureau takes this opportunity to compliment the Hungarian organisers, its president Janos Bottyan and the other members of the organising committee for a well prepared and a very well accomplished championships.

The Union delegate was Peter van Soest, Member of the Bureau.

/ Report from the Vice President of Culture and Tourism /

Individual medals

Not verified!
bd name flag code pts gms %
1. FM Boe Olsen, Mads Denmark DEN 7 78.6
=2. Hovde, Frank Norway NOR 7 78.6
=2. FM Van der Vorm, Teun Netherlands NED2 7 78.6
3. Eriksson, Jörgen Sweden SWE 7 78.6
4. Wiker, Bo Sweden SWE 5 7 71.4
1 res. Veldkamp, E. Netherlands NED2 5 90.0
2 res. Di Lao, Riccardo Italy ITA 2 4 50.0

Interesting games

Boe's best win gave Denmark priceless victory over Poland.
Urban, Klaudiusz (POL) - Boe Olsen, Mads (DEN) 0 - 1

The ending was hard, but White stepped up to seal bronze medals for his team.
Eriksson, Jörgen (SWE) - Stypka, Mieczysław (POL2) 1 - 0