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Russian Women Win Chess Olympiad Gold
11.09.2012 14:21
Russian Women Win Chess Olympiad Gold
http://www.sysert.ru/news/sport/78870-rossijskie-shaxmatisty-pobedili-komandu-argentiny.html

Russian women’s team have triumphed at the World Chess Olympiad in Istanbul, Turkey. Men's competition has brought Russia silver.

      The Russian quartet of Tatyana Kosintseva, Valentina Gunina, Nadezhda Kosintseva and Alexandra Kostenyuk collected a 4-0 win against Kazakhstan on the final matchday in the event.

      The Russians had expected China to be their main rival, but Chenese team lost points in their tie against Bulgaria, whom they only managed to beat with 2,5:1,5 score. At the end, the both sides collected 19 points but Russia received gold for a better a tie-break performance. Thereby, the Russian women managed to defend their title from Khanty-Mansiysk 2010.

      Meanwhile, the Russian men’s team have come away with silver at the Olympiad, repeating their result from two years ago. They also scored 19 points after 11 rounds but came in second on technicalities.




Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: chess Russian chess Russian sport Russian sportswomen  

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