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Russia Barely Wins the Match against China

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Sunday, 08 July 2012

On day 2 of the rapid match China managed to draw in the men's section and win the women's confrontation. Overall, Russia was declared the winner of the annual Russia vs. China match, although the Chinese players prevailed in the classical part of the match and won the women's tournament.


Ian Nepomniatchi - 7.5/10
Nikita Vitiugov - 7
Evgeny Tomashevsky, Maxim Matlakov - 5
Dmitry Jakovenko - 4.5

Wang Yue - 6/10
Ding Liren - 5
Yu Yangyi  - 4
Wang Hao , Li Chao, -3


Valentina Gunina, Alexandra Kosteniuk - 6.5/10
Natalia Pogonina - 4.5
Olga Girya - 4
Baira Kovanova - 3

Ju Wenjun - 7/10
Shen Yang - 6.5
Zhao Xue - 4.5
Huang Qian - 4
Ding Yixin - 3.5

Standings in classical chess:
Men: Russia - 13.5; China - 11.5
Women: Russia - 10.5; China - 14.5
Combined: Russia - 24; China - 26

Standings in rapid chess:
Men: Russia - 29, China - 21
Women: Russia - 24.5, China - 25.5

Classical chess + rapid chess:
Men: Russia - 42.5, China - 32.5
Women: Russia - 35, China - 40
Combined: Russia - 77.5, China - 72.5

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