5th IBCA European Individual Championship, Rhodes 2011

 

Three players from the British Isles featured in the 5th IBCA European Individual championship held on the Greek island of Rhodes from5th to 16th September 2011.

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Steve Hilton from Greenock finished on 4.5 from 9 and Bill Armstrong, formerly from Scotland, now resident in Leek, Staffordshire, finished on 3.5.  Michael Delaney representing the Republic of Ireland also finished on 3.5.
The new European Champion is Pietr Dukaczewski, Poland who tied with three others on 7 from 9 but won the Gold medal on tie-break ahead of Smirnov, Russia, Silver and Grigorczick, Ukraine, Bronze.  The reigning world champion, Meshkov, Russia finished 4th.
79 players competed.

Description: Bill Armstrong (right) in action at the European in Durham 2007

UK representatives’ results

Round

White

ELO

Result

Black

ELO

1

Bill Armstrong

1948

0-1

IM Sergey Krylov

2352

1

Steve Hilton

1923

0-1

FM Sergej Wassin

2304

2

Argirios Koumtzis

1588

1-0

Bill Armstrong

1948

2

Dimitrios Ntovas

1502

0-1

Steve Hilton

1923

3

Bill Armstrong

1948

1/2-1/2

Alaetin Gundogmus

0000

3

Steve Hilton

1923

0-1

Vlatko Marendic

2132

4

Alfred Gromme

0000

0-1

Bill Armstrong

1948

4

Josefa Spychala

1520

0-1

Steve Hilton

1922

5

Bill Armstrong

1948

1/2-1/2

Irena Karsokaite

1619

5

Steve Hilton

1922

0-1

IM Sergey Krylov

2352

6

Josefa Spychala

1520

1/2-1/2

Bill Armstrong

1948

6

Alfred Gromme

0000

0-1

Steve Hilton

1922

7

Bill Armstrong

1948

1-0

Stefano Murgia

1718

7

Steve Hilton

1922

1/2-1/2

Alexandru Pirosca

2063

8

Unal Donmez

0000

1-0

Bill Armstrong

1948

8

Anton Lindenmair

2077

1-0

Steve Hilton

1922

9

Bill Armstrong

1948

0-1

Louis Van Duuren

1519

9

Steve Hilton

1922

1-0

Werner Kranz

0000

   

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