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31 October 2009 [09:58] - Today.Az
European Team Chess Championship completed in the Serbian city of Novi Sad on Oct. 30.
Azerbaijan’s men's team became European champio after beating the Dutch team (2,5:1,5).
Vugar Gashimov beat Dutch Daniel Stellvagen after a long and bitter struggle.
The other three games ended in a draw. As a result, Azerbaijan scored 15 points and 1 point ahead of Russia.
The Azerbaijani women’s team ranked 4th after wining over the Slovenian team.
Russia’s women’s team was the first.