Russia Wins World Team Champs

Russia Wins World Team Champs

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Jan 13, 2010, 11:37 AM |
9 | Chess Event Coverage

The Russian team won their final round match at the World Team Championships to successfully defend their title.

Russia made sure of the victory by beating Israel 3-1, with the US team earning a silver medal.  Congratulations to the Russian team, and well done also to the American team on an excellent result.

The Russian Team - not taking quick draws in the final round! Pic from the official site.

Russia_Israel_2009WTC.jpg

The results from round 9:

EGYPT 1 - 3 ARMENIA
Adly Ahmed 0 - 1 Aronian Levon
Amin Bassem 0 - 1 Akopian Vladimir
Ezat Mohamed 0 - 1 Pashikian Arman
Abdel Razik Khaled 1 - 0 Petrosian Tigran L
ISRAEL 1 - 3 RUSSIA
Gelfand Boris ½ : ½ Grischuk Alexander
Roiz Michael 0 - 1 Tomashevsky Evgeny
Sutovsky Emil ½ : ½ Malakhov Vladimir
Rodshtein Maxim 0 - 1 Vitiugov Nikita
BRAZIL ½ - 3½ INDIA
Leitao Rafael ½ : ½ Sasikiran Krishnan
Fier Alexandr 0 - 1 Harikrishna P
Milos Gilberto 0 - 1 Ganguly Surya Shekhar
Diamant Andre 0 - 1 Geetha Narayanan Gopal
GREECE 2½ - 1½ TURKEY
Papaioannou Ioannis ½ : ½ Haznedaroglu Kivanc
Halkias Stelios ½ : ½ Can Emre
Mastrovasilis Dimitrios ½ : ½ Esen Baris
Mastrovasilis Athanasios 1 - 0 Firat Burak
UNITED STATES 2 - 2 AZERBAIJAN
Nakamura Hikaru ½ : ½ Guseinov Gadir
Onischuk Alexander ½ : ½ Mamedyarov Shakhriyar
Shulman Yuri ½ : ½ Mamedov Rauf
Akobian Varuzhan ½ : ½ Mamedov Nidjat

 

The final standings:


Team W D L MP Pts. SB.
1 RUSSIA 7 1 1 15 24 127,75
2 USA 6 1 2 13 21½ 103,00
3 INDIA 6 1 2 13 21 103,25
4 AZERBAIJAN 5 2 2 12 22 93,75
5 ARMENIA 5 2 2 12 20½ 97,00
6 GREECE 4 0 5 8 18 68,50
7 ISRAEL 3 1 5 7 17 53,50
8 BRAZIL 2 0 7 4 12½ 23,50
9 EGYPT 1 1 7 3 12 23,75
10 TURKEY 1 1 7 3 11½ 23,00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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