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Haraldur R Karlsson
Nov 11, 2011

TTU student Georg Meier and Germany are European Team Chess Champions 2011!

Nov 11, 2011 by Haraldur R Karlsson

Grandmaster Georg Meier and Germany just clinched the 18th European Chess Team Chess Championship by beating Armenia in the 9th and last round.  This is the first time that Germany wins the this tournament.   Georg Meier a, TTU freshman, and a Knight Raider A-team member, played a vital role in securing the title for the German team.  It literally came down to his game against Movsesian were Georg had the black pieces.  Since the games on the remaining three boards were drawn it was up...


Haraldur R Karlsson
Nov 10, 2011

Team Germany with Knight Raider Meier to play for European Team Chess Championships Title!

Nov 10, 2011 by Haraldur R Karlsson

Tech student Georg Meier's team, Germany, is doing much better than expected in the European Team Chess Championships.  Germany came into the tournament ranked 10 (out of 38 team) and is now in second place.  Germany defeated defending European Team Champ, Azerbaijan, today and will face first-place Armenia in 9th and final round tomorrow. Third-place Azerbaijan will play sixth-place Romania.  The race for first place is tight and will be exciting to watch.  I suggest that you log onto the...


Haraldur R Karlsson
Nov 8, 2011

European Team Chess Championships 2011 - Tech Student Meier doing well

Nov 8, 2011 by Haraldur R Karlsson

The European Team Chess Championships finished its six round today.  Meier has played for native country, Germany, in every round.  His team drew Israel in round two,  beat Hungary in round three,  beat the Ukraine in round four, lost to Bulgaria in round five and beat Italy in round six.  Meier (playing on board two except in round 6) drew in rounds 3 and 4, lost in round 5 but won in rounds 4 and 6.  In round 6 he played first board for Germany and defeated Fabiano Caruna who is rated at...


Haraldur R Karlsson
Nov 3, 2011

European Team Championships Open 2011 - Meier draws

Nov 3, 2011 by Haraldur R Karlsson

Knight Raider and Grandmaster, Georg Meier, drew with white against Grandmaster Dragisa Blagojevic of Montenegro.  Germany won the match 3 vs. 1 and will face Israel tomorrow. 


Haraldur R Karlsson
Nov 3, 2011

Knight Raider Georg Meier represent Germany in European Team Chess Championships 2011

Nov 3, 2011 by Haraldur R Karlsson

The European Team Chess Championships are taking place in Greece this month Nov. 3-11. Our very own A-Team Knight Raider, Georg Meier, is there representing his home country Germany. He plays on second board. Out of 38 nations represented, Germany ranks 10th. Polgar's native country Hungary ranks 5th and my native country, Iceland, 32nd. Russia leads the packs with a team FIDE rating of 2758! Games will be broadcast live on the tournament website//euro2011.chessdom.com/ as well as on I...