Saturday, November 10, 2007

University of Texas chess team wins Transatlantic Cup

The University of Texas at Dallas chess team soundly defeated the University of Belgrade's chess team by a final score of 11-5 in Friday's Transatlantic Cup tournament. The 16-board tournament was played via the Internet and broadcast on the Web site

Last year, the Belgrade team won by one point. Players from both sides also recognized the 50th anniversary of the 1957 Dallas International Chess Tournament held in the Adolphus Hotel.

Serbian Grand Master Svetozar Gligoric tied for first in the tournament.

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