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ESNA Round 4 game analysis

December 1, 2021 by Robert Novak, game analysis by IM Imre Fancsy

Yesterday round 4 of the ESNA tournament were held. The games are being played at the Victoria Palace Hotel in Sliema. 

In the fourth round Malta missed the chance to beat Liechtenstein, and Guernsey was able to secure a draw against Cyprus.

 

Round 4 on 2021/11/30 at 15:00
No.TeamTeamRes.:Res.
1
 

  Faroe Islands

 

  Jersey

:½
2
 

  Monaco

 

  Luxembourg

3:1
3
 

  Cyprus

 

  Guernsey

2:2
4
 

  Andorra

 

  ESNA Women

4:0
5
 

  Liechtenstein

 

  Malta

2:2

Colin Pace won on the second board,  Jake and Clarence drew on the 1st and 3rd boards and unfortunately Duncan lost from a winning position.

 

Bo.2
 

  Liechtenstein

Rtg3
 

  Malta

Rtg2 : 2
5.1FM
 
Mannhart, Marcel
2142CM
 
Darmanin, Jake
2106½ – ½
5.2FM
 
Iclicki, Willy
1979CM
 
Pace, Colin
21410 – 1
5.3 
 
Frick, Renato
1944CM
 
Vella, Duncan
19811 – 0
5.4 
 
Illi, Hans-Jörg
1958FM
 
Psaila, Clarence
1923½ – ½

Further results can be found here.

Round 1-4 games can be downloaded here.

Today Malta plays with Faroe Islands at 9 AM and Esna Woman at 3:30 PM.

GM Ziska, Helgi Dam 2541 – CM Belzo, Krzysztof 2069 1 – 0

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