Asia Chess Cup: China, India, Vietnam Win Top Honors
In the women’s division, China-1, also champion after round 8, copied their male compatriots, beating Mongolia 3½:½. India beat China-3 by the narrow margin of 2½:1½ on the win by GM Harika as the other three boards were drawn. China-2 blanked Singapore 4:0 to tie India at 14 points. Iran tried to land in the medal standings as they beat Kazakhstan 3:1. Iran tied Vietnam at 8 match points each but in game points tie break had 16½ game points. Vietnam won the tie with 18 game points. China-3 had higher final score of 11 match points but as decided at the Technical Meeting that three teams from different countries shall win Asian Nations trophies, the bronze Nations Cup was won by Vietnam.
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