27 May 2012, Kuala Lumpur – The Asian Nations Cup Team Chess Championship 2012 has concluded and Casto Abundo reports the final round 9 happenings and the final winners of the Asian Nations Cup – China.
Results & Standings
Sukandar-Pham Le Thao N. after 39...Re5-e1+ 0:1
WIM Chelsie Monica S.
Chelsie-PhamBN after 47.Rd7-h7 1:0
Atousa-Khasanova after 34.Qc6-e6+ 1:0
WIM Sarasadat Khademalsharieh
Dauletova-Sarasadat after 34.Qc7xf7? The game continued 34...e3! winning the White Knight. Black won on the 57th move.0:1
GM Harika Dronavalli
Harika-Zhai Mo after 24.Re5-e8+ 1:0
China, India and Vietnam Win Honors
Already champion after round 8, China-1 continued its dominance, beating Mongolia 3½:½ to finish with 17 match points.
India blanked Iraq 4:0 to cement their silver finish with 15 points. From left are GMs Krishnan Sasikiran, Abhijeet Gupta, Parimarjan Negi, Hari Krishna Pentala and Gopal Geetha Narayanan.
The Vietnam men's team with Chief Arbiter Gao Zhiqian.
The Chinese team with new Chinese Chess Association president Yang Jun’an (right).
India beat China-3 by 2½:1½ on the win by GM Harika Dronavalli as the other three boards were drawn.
The Vietnamese Women's team with Asian Chess Federation Deputy President Casto Abundo and Chief Arbiter Gao Zhiqian.
|Editor: Casto Abundo Photos by Mehrdad Pahlevanzadeh|