27 November 2018

Russian Youth Team Defeats Latvia and Sri Lanka 3.5-0.5

Next rival is Team Kazakhstan.

The second and the third rounds were played at the World Youth Under-16 Olympiad in Turkey. The Russian youth team won the matches against Latvia (A. Esipenko, S. Pogosyan, and K. Bulatova defeated their rivals, while D. Tsoi made a draw) and Sri Lanka (S. Pogosyan, V. Murzin, K. Bulatova won, and A. Esipenko drew his game) 3.5:0.5.   

The Russian team has scored 5 match points after three rounds. Uzbekistan, USA, India, and Belarus are 1 point ahead. In round 4, Team Russia will play against Kazakhstan. 

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Photos by Ekaterina Murzina