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First day of finals full of drama

14th Dec, 2011

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Strong nerves were needed to survive the first final round in draughts. Four men were left for the tournament title. Valneris reached a winning position in the normal game but after the game he could pull the hairs out of his head, had he left any because totally unexpected the game ended in…

Final games in the qualifying round.

14th Dec, 2011

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After the final games in the qualifying round we know who will fight for the title. In the morning session Georgiev gave Dul Erdenebileg from Mongolia no chance with a combination: 12-0. With this result he is the big favorite to win this tournament. All other games proceeded to the rapid games. Misans beat…

Only decisions in tie-break in third round of draughts tournament

11th Dec, 2011

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The morning session in the draughts tournament saw all games end in a draw. This did not mean that many games were not heavily contested. World Champion Georgiev came close to Chinese talent Zhou Wei. Therefore we had a full house when the tie-breaks started at 5PM. What Georgiev could not achieve in the…

Second round in draughts heavily contested

10th Dec, 2011

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Whereas 6 of the 8 women in the second round of draughts were ready
after some 4 hours, all men needed to come back to play tie breaks.

In the women tournament former world champion Zoja Golubeva won for
the second time and now leads the pack. The young Chinese player
Alatenghua saw her position become more difficult…

Opening Ceremony of SportAccord World Mind Games

10th Dec, 2011

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Beijing,China 09.12.2011 – The opening ceremony of 2011 SportAccord World Mind Games took place today and the Games are now officially open. The event took place in the Beijing International Convention Center.
SportAccord President Hein Verbruggen expressed his gratitude for the warm reception of SportAccord in China’s Capital. He continued by acknowledging the General Sport…

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