Victory over Russians: Essential victory for Ukrainians at the Chess Olympiad in Azerbaijan
Sport18:33 Sep. 6, 2016

Essential victory for Ukrainians at the Chess Olympiad in Azerbaijan

The final to be played on September 13

Ukraine's male chess team won a victory over the Russians getting closer to the medal stand. Ukraine, China, Azerbaijan, the Netherlands, Belarus, and India are currently leading. Out of four competitions, Ukrainian grand masters won two. One was a stand-off and another was lost. The final eleventh round of the completions will take place next week.

Ukraine's female team is also showing great results. Having defeated the French team, being amongst the four leaders in the standings.

The Ukrainian male team became the winner of the Chess Olympics twice: in 2004 and 2010; the female team - in 2006.

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