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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.

1. Anton Kovalyov 2636
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

1. Arkadiusz Leniart 2488

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


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.

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