REYKJAVIK — The national teams of Russia have completely dominated the 2015 European Team Chess Championships, winning the gold medals in both men’s and women’s tournaments.
In the final round of the men’s section Russia tied the match against Hungary to complete the race with 15 points and take the winner’s trophy. This is Russia’s first gold in ETCC since 2007.
Armenia beat Georgia 3-1 in the last round, with victories by Levon Aronian and Sergei Movsesian
Two points behind the champions are Armenia, Hungary and France on the shared second place. According to the tie-break, Armenia won the silver medal, while Hungary took the bronze.
The European Team Chess Championships were held from November 12-22, 2015, at the historic Laugardalshöll in Reykjavik, Iceland.