GM Pontus Carlsson will play on the Sweden squad at the 2011 European Team Championship with GM Hans Tikkanen, GM Nils Grandelius, IM Daniel Semcesen, GM Stellan Brynell. The tournament will take place from November 3-11 in Porto Carras, Greece.
Several of the top teams will be on hand including World Team champion, Armenia. Other powerhouses are: Ukraine, Russia, Greece, Germany, Poland, England and Hungary.
Pontus was a member of the 2006 and 2008 Swedish Olympiad teams and has competed for his Swedish club several times winning a board five gold medal at the 2007 European Team Championship.