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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

World team chess championship R3: Defending champions Russia lead

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Hi everyone,

The latest chess news from the World Chess Team Championship 2011 is that in the third round Armenia held Russia to a draw (Aronian beating Sergey Karjakin and Gabriel Sargissian losing to Peter Svidler), Egypt losing to USA (Onischuk, Seirawan andHess posting wins), China losing to Israel (Ding Liren losing to Tamir Nabaty), India losing to Ukraine (G.N. Gopal losing to Moiseenko) and Hungary beating Azerbaijan (Judit Polgar beating Mamedov). Here are the standings after three rounds: Russia 5, Armenia, Ukraine, Israel 4, Azerbaijan, USA, China, Hungary 3, India 1, Egypt 0

You can access the official website at this link. Meanwhile, here are some nice games from Round 3. Enjoy.

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