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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Women's World Chess Team final: China wins gold, Russia silver and Georgia Bronze

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Hello everyone,

China has won the Gold at the Women's World Chess Team Championship held in Mardin, Turkey. Russia picked up the Silver medal and Georgia took the Bronze. The final round saw Russia draw with Armenia, China beat India out of medal-contention and Georgia beat Turkey to take the Bronze.  

You can access the official website here. As you know, the Russian team included the Kosintseva sisters, Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk, Valentina Gunina and Natalia Pogonina! Stay tuned for updates with photos at

Final Standings:
1. China – 16; 2. Russia – 13; 3. Georgia – 12; 4-5. India, Ukraine – 11; 6-7. Armenia, Vietnam – 9; 8. Greece – 5; 9. Turkey – 4; 10. RSA – 0. 

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