Chengdu Pandas Chew Up Australia Kangaroos

Chengdu Pandas Chew Up Australia Kangaroos


The Chengdu Pandas remain undefeated by crushing the Australia Kangaroos 10-6. The match was nearly over after round 3 with Chengdu holding a lead of 8-4. Chengdu remains in first place in the Pacific with 4.5-0.5 while Australia drops to 4th place with a 3-2 record.

The top three Panda boards GM Wang Yue, GM Ju Wenjun, and GM Xu Xiangyu came through with strong performances finishing with 3/4 points. Wang Yue went undefeated with 2 wins and 2 draws and Ju Wenjun won 3 games with only one loss. Below she fends off an all out assault on her king by GM Alexey Sarana for a quick 30 move win.

2018 PRO Chess League | Week 4 | Australia Kangaroos vs Chengdu Pandas

Kangaroos Pandas Wang Yue Ju Wenjun Xu Xiangyu Zhai Mo 10
Alexey Sarana 1.5
Anton Smirnov 2
Temur Kuybokarov 0.5
Brandon Clarke 2
6 3 3 3 1

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Written by Dylan Quercia. Follow him on twitter at coachqchess