11th World Team Chess Championship: Khanty-Mansiysk 2017

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Basic data

11th World Team Chess Championship
(see all-time tournament summary)
Dates: 16th - 26th June 2017
City: Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia
Venue: «Ugra Chess Academy»
Executive Director: Mr. Valery Radchenko (RUS)
Chief Arbiter: IA Anastasia Sorokina (BLR)
Teams participating: According to FIDE Regulations D.
China - defending champions from 2015 World Team Ch
Russia - winners of 2015 European Team Ch
India - winners of 2016 Asian Team Cup
United States - winners of 2013 Panamerican Team Ch
Egypt - team from Africa, no qualification by regulations
United States, Ukraine, Russia, India, Norway, Turkey, Poland - best teams from 2016 Olympiad*
Belarus - team nominated by FIDE president;

* if any team would have already qualified according to one of the above criteria, its place would be given to the next highest ranked country in the Olympiad preceding the Women’s World Team Championship
Players participating: 50 (incl. 43 GMs and 7 IMs)
Games played: 180
Competition format: Four board round robin.
Final order decided by: 1. Match points; 2. Game points; 3. Direct match result
Time control: 40 moves in 90 minutes + 30 minutes for the rest of the game, 30 sec. increment starting from move
Website: http://ugra2017.fide.com
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Downloadable game file: 17wtch.zip

Tournament review


Best board results

bd name flag code pts gms %
1. GM Wojtaszek, Radosław Poland POL 6 9 66.7
2. GM Nepomnyaschy, Yan Russia RUS 6 8 75.0
3. GM Vitiugov, Nikita Russia RUS 5 7 71.4
4. GM Li Chao China CHN 7 9 77.8
res. GM Fedoseev, Vladimir Russia RUS 6 8 75.0

Interesting games