Cap d'Agde: Friendly Russia-France Match

Время публикации: 25.10.2014 01:01 | Последнее обновление: 25.10.2014 01:06

A friendly match between Russian and French mini-teams is underway in Cap d'Agde, France, as the key event of 3rd Trophée Anatoly Karpov. Anatoly Karpov and Valentina Gunina are representing Russia, while the French team consists of Romain Edouard and Marie Sebag. The rapid part has been over today (5.5-2.5 to Russia), the blitz games will be played tomorrow, on October 25th. Full review is to follow soon; for the moment, we are presenting you the video made by Europe-Echecs.com in Cap d'Agde.


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