First Samba Cup, Skanderborg, Denmark

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10/12/2003 – The First Samba Cup is being held fro October 10 to 19 in Skanderborg, Denmark. It is a category 16 with stars like Ivanchuk, Short and Bologan. We bring you games, results, pictures and links.

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First Samba Cup, Skanderborg, Denmark

The venue of the First Samba Cup is the Hotel Skanderborghus, Dyrehaven 3, DK 8660 Skanderborg (Tel. +45-86 52 09 55). The town is located close to Arhus.

With players like Ivanchuk, Short, Bologan, Kasimdzhanov, Sasikiran and PH Nielsen participating it sports a Category 16 and is possibly the strongest ever held in Denmark.

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The Skanderborg Ungdomskor (choir) at the openings ceremony

Top seed Vassily Ivanchuk in Kanderborg

Nigel Short, at 2701 one of the favourites to win

The view from the hotel

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