Polish Chess Championships start in Warsaw
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Polish Chess Championships start in Warsaw

The 2017 Polish Championships kicked off yesterday in the Trading Room of the Warsaw Stock Exchange, with women’s top seed Monika Socko scoring a 122-move win over 3rd seed Karina Szczepkowska. The women’s event could hardly be stronger, while the men’s event is marred by absences, including that of Polish no. 1 Radek Wojtaszek and no. 2 Jan-Krzysztof Duda. Nevertheless, it’s a tough field, with Gajewski-Socko and Piorun-Bartel ending in dramatic draws in Round 1.




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