Monday, July 25, 2011

China and Ukraine within striking distance in the final round


With big wins today, China and Ukraine have closed the gap to just 2 points from Armenia. Ukraine will have a shot at Armenia in the final round while China takes on Hungary. If China beats Hungary and Armenia loses to Ukraine, China will likely win the Gold because of superior tiebreaks.

Rk. SNo Team Games + = - TB1 TB2
1 2 Armenia 8 5 3 0 13 20.5
2 4 China 8 5 1 2 11 20.0
3 8 Ukraine 8 5 1 2 11 17.5
4 10 Russia 8 4 2 2 10 19.5
5 6 Hungary 8 4 2 2 10 18.0
6 1 USA 8 3 2 3 8 16.0
7 7 Azerbaijan 8 2 3 3 7 16.5
8 5 India 8 2 1 5 5 13.0
9 9 Israel 8 2 1 5 5 11.5
10 3 Egypt 8 0 0 8 0 7.5

http://chess-results.com/tnr53136.aspx?art=3&rd=8&lan=1