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Iceland Competes in Chess Olympiad

Iceland secured a victory against Kenya in the 2012 Chess Olympiad biennial open chess competition in Istanbul on Thursday.

chess-board_pkPhoto by Páll Kjartansson.

Hannes Hlífar Stefánsson, Hjörvar Steinn Grétarsson and Þröstur Þórhallsson won against their opponents and Dagur Arngrímsson finished with a draw, reports.

The women’s team, however, lost to Australia, 1.5-2.5.

Iceland currently ranks 55 out of 155 participating nations. China tops the list in first position.


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