USCF Home Chess Life Online 2013 January Four GMs off to UAE for World Cities Team Champs
|Four GMs off to UAE for World Cities Team Champs|
|By Sevan Muradian|
|December 7, 2012|
The World Cities Team Championship is scheduled for Dec 22 through Dec 29, 2012 in Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates. |
24 teams will compete in a preliminary qualifier followed by an elimination style team competition for a total prize fund of $150,000.
The US team will consist of:
Board 1 - GM Varuzhan Akobian
Board 2 - GM Jaan Ehlvest
Board 3 - GM-elect Robert Hungaski
Board 4 - GM Ben Finegold
Reports, pictures, and videos will be provided by Sevan Muradian who organized the creation of the team.