2010 World Universities' Championship - Team

1st August 2010 5:00

The British Universitiesí Chess Association has assembled a British team to play in the World Universitiesí Chess Championship in Zurich from September 4 to September 12:

FM Peter Poobalasingam (Bath)

Vedantha Kumar (Cambridge)

WFM Sarah Hegarty (Bristol)

Hannah Dale (Exeter)

Team Manager: IM Lorin díCosta

They will be competing in both an individual and team competition. The team competition is determined by:

a) The highest-scoring male player

b) The highest-scoring female player

c) The next highest score from a male or female player in either competition.

The next opportunity to play for a British team will be the 2011 World Student Games, in Shenzhen, China, in August 2011. To guarantee your place in the team, you must be the highest scoring male or female player at the 2010 BUCA Individual Championship, which will be held in Blackpool. The leading non-qualified player can qualify for free entry to the 2011 British Championship, held in Sheffield at the end of July and early August.