Team introduction: Scotland


Team introduction: Scotland


scotland_logoThe introductory tour of players from the 35 nations that will compete in the 2015 European Team Chess Championship continues.

It is worth mentioning that the participating nations have until October 12th to confirm the exact team lists with all names; the player lists might change until that date.

Today we introduce the Scottish team.

Scotland, who is playing in the Open section, is sending a team filled with knowledge and great experience. The team is led by International master Stephen Mannion (2344). He is a very experienced and solid player who achieved the Fide Master title in 1989 and International Master title in 1993. Twice Scottish Champion (1990 and 1995) he was also voted Scottish player of the year in 2000. Additionally he has acted as a captain and coach for the Scottish national teams.


The open team

  1. IM Stephen Mannion (2344)
  2. FM Graham Morrison (2323)
  3. FM Alan Tate (2341)
  4. IM Andrew Muir (2313)
  5. FM Andrew Burnett (2228)

Captain: IM Andrew Muir

We wish our Scottish friends best of luck in the championship!

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