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European Senior Team Championship

Dresden, Germany
February 11-19, 2008

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Scotland is represented by:

Euro Seniors - Dresden1. Gerald Bonner Fide rating 2225          

2. Alastair White Scottish rating 2045

3. Alan Borwell Scottish rating 1849

4. Hugh Flockhart (Captain) Fide rating 1922

5. Siegrun Macgilchrist  Fide rating 1821


Teams from each federation of ECU have the right to participate. The teams may represent a national federation or any regional structure of a national federation. All the players must come from the same federation. The latter is not true for the teams whose complete numbers of members do not possess any ELO-number or ELO-number <2200.

Each team consists of four players and one reserve.
A provisional naming of the players and the substitute has to be given together with the registration of the team. Changes in the team can be made until the captains meeting takes place. Reserve players are only allowed to play board 4.
Entitled to participate are men who have reached the age of 60 years and women who have reached the age of 50 years, by 1st January 2008.

The winning team obtains the title “European Senior Team Champion 2008”.

1. price gold medals and 1000 Euro
2. price silver medals and 600 Euro
3. price bronze medals and 400 Euro

The team with the best difference of performance obtains a special award about 200 €.
Additional awards for the best players at each boards (board 1 - 4 plus reserve player).

The ranking depends on the number of team points (win = 2 team points, draw = 1 team point, lose = 0 team points). If the number of team points are equal as well the points scored at the individual boards are added up. If further differentiation is needed the ‘Buchholz-Wertung' is decisive.
Awarding of the top scorers (at each board): The number of points is decisive for the ranking, should there be equality the better proportional result comes first. At least five games must be played for an award.




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