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Texas and Polish Universities Face Off Print E-mail
By GM Bartek Maciej   
April 12, 2014
220px-Kovalyov_2009-12.jpgThe University of Texas at Brownsville (USA) and The University of Warsaw (Poland) will contest a match on the Internet Chess Club on April 12, 2014 at 10 CST.
 
The UTB chess team has been trained since December 2012 by grandmaster Bartek Macieja - former European Champion.

The University of Warsaw, established in 1816, is the largest university in Poland. The UW chess team won the national collegiate championship in January 2014.
 
 
TEAMS:


UTB:
1. Anton Kovalyov 2636
(pictured)
2. Holden Hernandez 2530
3. Max Cornejo 2381
4. Katerina Nemcova 2282
5. Aura Salazar 2165
6. Simon Vasquez III 2045
Reserve: Jeffrey Serna 1962

UW:
1. Arkadiusz Leniart 2488

2. Marcel Kanarek 2479
3. Piotr Wojciechowski 2296
4. Anna Gasik 2260
5. Michal Goslawski 2156
6. Lukasz Kowalski 2040

SYSTEM OF COMPETITION:

There will be 6 rounds.

Every player from UW will play against all 6 players from UTB.
Every player from UTB will play against all 6 players from UW.
Players from the same university will not play against each other.

TIME CONTROL:
Each player will have 10 minutes for a game with an additional 5 seconds increment per move.


 
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