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Cuban Dominguez unbeatable in European Chess Club Cup
Cuban Leinier Dominguez finished unbeatable and with four points from possible six in the European Chess Club Cup when playing for from the Russian team Mednyi Vsadnik, which ended third.

Two wins and four draws when defending the second board in the Macedonian city of Skopje allowed him to add 1.8 points to his ELO, which remains him on top of Latin America.

In the final round, the Antillean player signed peace with the Dutch and number five of the world ranking Anish Giri (2798 Elo units) in match that ended 3-3 against Azeri squad of Socar, runner up of the even, according to the site www.chess-results.com .

The match was also marked by draws between Peter Svidler (2727) and Veselin Topalov (2813) in the first board, and Nikita Vitugov (2725) and Fabiano Caruana (2796) in the third.

The tourney was attended by 50 teams and was won by the Russian Siberia thanks to 13 points of 14 possible, as it won six times and only tied in the last round with the Italian Obiettivo Risarcimento Padova.

The Socar totaled 11 points, just like the Mednyi Vsadnik, but had better tiebreak, and Russia's Vladimir Kramnik (2777), leader of Siberia, individually highlighted with 4.5 units in five games.

By CNA

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