Thursday, 07 January 2010 01:11
Two rounds of the World Team Championship have already been played in Bursa and the first surprises are already a fact. The highest rated team of Russia was defeated by the 128 ELO average lower team of Greece in round 2.
The Olympic Champions of Armenia were also taken down in round 1 and are two match points behind the leaders.
Azerbaijan and USA are the only teams with full match points and are leading the competition. Here are the team standings after round two.
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1 UNITED STATES 4 MP 6 GP
2 AZERBAIJAN 4 MP 5½ GP
3 ISRAEL 2 MP 4½ GP
4 RUSSIA 2 MP 4 GP
5 GREECE 2 MP 4 GP
6 ARMENIA 2 MP 4 GP
7 BRAZIL 2 MP 4 GP
8 INDIA 2 MP 3½ GP
9 EGYPT 0 MP 2½ GP
10 TURKIYE 0 MP 2 GP
For further details of the tournament results pls visit this link here.
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