27 November 2010, Kuala Lumpur – At the completion of the semi-final and final stages of the Men’s Team Chess event of the 16thAsian Games in Guangzhou, China prevailed to beat Iran, 2.5-1.5 (semi-final) and Philippines, 3.5-0.5 (final) giving them the gold medal. Philippines got the silver and India the bronze. India earned the bronze after beating Iran, 3.5-0.5 in the other final playoffs.
|India vs Philippines, Team Chess, 16th Asian Games 2010|
In the women’s team event, China finished top with the gold medal and Uzbekistan the silver medal and Vietnam the bronze medal. Relevant tables shown below.
Meanwhile in the individual events, GM Kasimdzhanov Rustam (pix top) of Uzbekistan collected the gold medal for his country with a 7.5 point/9 in the individual chess event. GM Le Quang Liem won the silver medal for Vietnam and GM Bu Xiangzhi the bronze medal for China.
In the women’s individual chess event, GM Hou Yifan won the gold medal for China with an incredible 8.5/9 performance. GM Zhao Xue, Hou’s colleague, collected the silver medal and IM Harika Dronavalli the bronze medal for India.
Overall medal tally in chess event shown below. China captured 5 gold medals in chess event and Uzbekistan one gold. Philippines carried back two silver medals.
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