Team introduction: Ukraine

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Team introduction: Ukraine

ukraineNow we introduce the Ukranian teams.

Ukraine is sending a strong teams to the Championship.

The Open team is led by the famous Grand master GM Vassily Ivanchuk (2726) and playing with him are strong GM’s, who all belong to the top 7 highest rated Ukranian players.

The defending ETCC Women’s Champions have lined up an extremely strong team this year. The Muzychuk sisters, Anna (2549) and the Women’s World Chess Champion Mariya (2528) are leading the team. Anna was the fourth female player to cross the 2600 Elo rating mark, reaching 2606 in July 2012.

The open team

  • GM Vassily Ivanchuk (2726)
  • GM Pavel Eljanov (2717)
  • GM Yuriy Kryvoruchko (2710)
  • GM Alexander Areshchenko (2672)
  • GM Anton Korobov (2700)

GM Orest Gritsak (2497)

GM Alexander Kovchan (2591)

Captain: GM Oleksandr Sulypa

The Woman team

  • GM Anna Muzychuk (2549)
  • GM Mariya Muzychuk (2528)
  • GM Anna Ushenina (2426)
  • GM Natalia Zhukova (2485)
  • IM Inna Gaponenko (2401)

We wish our dear friends from Ukraine best of luck in the championship!

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