GM Chess Digest - No.8
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|Chess News||The 2000 World Cup - Shenyang|
|The second day of the semi finals was intensely exciting.
V. Anand overcame B. Gelfand in the tie break and will face E. Bareev who also went to a tie break
before beating G. Milos. In the women's games, N. Zhukova went through directly against Hoang
Thang Trang whilst Xu Yuhua needed overtime to beat P. Cramling.
For more information visit - http://www.worldchesscup.com
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|Bundesliga 2000-2001||Pre-Season Review|
|The German Chess Federation (DSB) have just published the teams and players for the
Bundesliga (BL) 2000-2001 season. The usual favourites are there, Porz and Solingen, but
there are some surprises ... with some 'missing' teams, for example Delmenhorst and Passau
(what happened to them?) and some unexpected new ones, Baiertal and Gelsenkirchen. This requires
some explanation, for which please see Bundesliga 2000-2001 Promotions and Relegations.
The 16 teams taking part are listed below.
Bundesliga Teams 2000-2001
1. SF Baiertal
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