Sunday, June 08, 2014
Poland ready for Chess Olympiad in Tromso
Adam Dzwonkowski, Vice President of Polish Chess Federation, informed about the lineups for the 41st Chess Olympiad in Tromsø, Norway.
Men’s team will be led by GM Radoslaw Wojtaszek(2715), followed by GM Grzegorz Gajewski (2650), GM Mateusz Bartel (2641), GM Bartosz Soćko (2622) and 16-years old Polish chess prodigy GM Jan Krzysztof Duda (2587), who debutes in the National Team.
Bartosz Soćko is – for the first time – the captain of the team.
Due to maternity leaves of IM (WGM) Iweta Rajlich & WGM Joanna Majdan-Gajewska there will be a refreshed women’s team.
The leader remains the same – GM Monika Soćko (2463) followed by WGM Jolanta Zawadzka (2397) & WGM Karina Szczepkowska-Horowska (2377).
The fresh blood will come from WIM Klaudia Kulon (2344) & WGM Marta Bartel (2312). The captain is still Marek Matlak.