21 November 2015

European Team Championship, Round 7 Results

Open: Russia-France 2.5-1.5, Women: Russia-Hungary 3-1.

The 7th round of the European team championship was played on Friday, November 20 in Reykjavik. 

In the open event, Russia won their match against France with the 2.5-1.5 score. Alexander Grischuk brought our team a victory, protected by draws of Peter Svidler, Evgeny Tomashevsky, and Dmitry Jakovenko. 

Latvia drew with Azerbaijan, Georgia defeated Ukraine 2.5-1.5, Hungary defeated Spain 2.5-1.5, Armenia defeated Poland 3-1. 

After 7 rounds Russia leads with 13 match points, Azerbaijan, Georgia, France, Hungary, and Armenia all have 10 points. 

In the 8th round Russia will face Armenia.

Russian women's team won another match, beating Hungary 3-1 (wins by Valentina Gunina and Aleksandra Goryachkina, draws by Alexandra Kosteniuk and Ekaterina Lagno). 

Georgia defeated Serbia 2.5-1.5, Ukraine swept Austria 4-0, Poland defeated Romania 2.5-1.5.

Russia leads with 13 match points, Georgia has 12 points, Ukraine follows with 11 points. 

In the 8th round Russia will play against Poland.