China Defeat Russia In Match

China Defeat Russia In Match

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The annual match between China and Russia was won by the Chinese team by a score of 128-122.

The match took place from 4-15 August in Ningbo, China, with teams of 5 men and 5 women from each country competing over 5 classical games and 20 rapid games.  What a feast of chess!

It was a close contest, but the Chinese managed to win the event overall. (Bu Xiangzhi pictured, part of the winning Chinese team).

China Russia
Men's Classical 15.5 9.5
Women's Classical 11.5 13.5
Men's Rapid 51.5 48.5
Women's Rapid 49.5 50.5
Overall 128.0 122.0


The teams were:

Chinese Men Chinese Women
Bu Xiangzhi 2676 Ju Wenjun 2496
Wang Yue 2716 Tan Zhongyi 2461
Wang Hao 2724 Huang Qian 2447
Ni Hua 2645 Wang Yu A 2369
Zhou Jianchao 2668 Ding Yixin 2385
Russian Men Russian Women
Timofeev, Artyom 2690 Kashlinskaya, Alina 2352
Rublevsky, Sergei 2688 Gunina, Valentina 2462
Potkin, Vladimir 2626 Kosintseva, Nadezhda 2551
Vitiugov, Nikita 2722 Bodnaruk, Anastasia 2397
Malakhov, Vladimir 2732 Pogonina, Natalija 2501


The official website (in Chinese) is here.



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