23 May 2012, Kuala Lumpur – Here is a round 5 update of the Asian Nations Cup Chess Championship 2012 from Casto Abundo in China.
GM Parimarjan Negi
Negi-Khusnutdinov after 43.Qh7+ 1:0
GM Li Chao
Li Chao-Nguyen Duc Hoa after 74.Rg6-a6 1:0
Ghaem-Zhou Weiqi after 45.Ke4 1:0
WGM Ju Wenjun
Ju Wenjun-Dauletova after 58.Be6# 1:0
GM Harika Dronavali
Sukandar-Harika after 29...Rxh4+ 0:1.
Results & Standings
Vietnam Men, Chinese Women Win Asian Blitz
The Vietnam men and Chinese women won the gold in the Asian Blitz Team Championship held during the free day in Zaozhuang, China. The Vietnam men's team scored 17 match points in the 9-round Swiss. Kazakhstan tied with equal match points but took silver on game points tie break. China-2 won the bronze medal alone with 13 match points.
In the women's blitz, China-2 won the gold medal with 17 match points followed by Vietnam with 13 points for silver and Indonesia with 12 points for bronze. India and Mongolia tied with 12 match points but Indonesia won the tie break with higher game points.
China's first teams for men and women chose to rest on the free day and did not join the blitz tournament.
China-1 women (left) vs. Kazakhstan
Singapore women (left) upset Iran
Standings Men’s Teams:
Standings Women’s Teams:
(Editor: Casto Abundo Photos by Mehrdad Pahlevanzadeh)