Teams USA and China winners of 42nd Chess Olympiad
Games of the last 11th round were played in the 42nd Chess Olympiad on 13 September. The press service of the Baku Chess Olympiad reports that the Azerbaijan men’s first team defeated Turkmenistan, the second team won against Bolivia and the third team tied its match with Albania.
After the final round, the first team finished the Olympiad in 12th place with 15 points, the second team in 26th with 14 points and the third is 49th with 13 points.
The winners of the Olympiad with 20 points are the team of the USA. Ukraine also scored 20 points but had to settle for the second place on a tie-breaker. Russia is third with 18 points. Also in top 10 are India, Norway, Turkey, Poland, France, England and Peru (all with 16 points).
Final standings: 1. USA - 20 points; 2.Ukraine – 20; 3. Russia – 18; …12. Azerbaijan-1 – 15; ... 26. Azerbaijan-2 - 14, ... 49. Azerbaijan-3 - 13.
The Azerbaijan women’s first team finished the Olympiad with a win against Malaysia, the second team was defeated by Iran and the third won against Macedonia.
The first team finished the Olympiad in eighth places with 16 points. The second and third teams both scored 13 points. Due to the ratings, the third team finished in 30th and second in 32nd places.
Turkmenistan – Azerbaijan-1 - 1:3
Maksat Atabayev - Teimour Radjabov - 0.5:0.5
Yusup Atabayev - Rauf Mamedov - 0.5:0.5
Saparmyrat Atabayev - Arkadij Naiditsch - 0:1
Handszar Odeev - Eltaj Safarli - 0:1
Azerbaijan-2 - Bolivia - 3:1
Vasif Durarbayli - Jose Daniel Gemi - 0:1
Nijat Abbasov - Luis Migel Aguillar - 1:0
Ulvi Bajarani - Anoday Delgadillo - 1:0
Namig Guliyev - Alehandro Parraga - 1:0
Azerbaijan-3 - Albania - 2:2
Vugar Asadli - Erald Dervishi - 0.5:0.5
Nail Bashirli - Dritan Mehmeti - 1:0
Abdulla Gadimbayli - Ilir Seitaj - 0.5:0.5
Parviz Gasimov - Franc Ashiku - 0:1
Azerbaijan-1 - Malaysia - 3:1
Zeinab Mammedjarova - Li Ting Tan - 0.5:0.5
Gunay Mammadzada - Alia Bakri - 0.5:0.5
Aydan Hojjatova - Nur Nabilya Azman - 1:0
Narmin Kazimova - Puteri Rifgah Azhar - 1:0
Iran – Azerbaijan-2 - 3.5:0.5
Sarasadat Khademalsharieh - Turkan Mamedjarova - 1:0
Atousa Pourkashiyan - Narmin Khalafova - 1:0
Mitra Hejazipuor - Ulviyya Fataliyeva - 1:0
Ghazal Hakimifard - Nargiz Umudova - 0.5:0.5
Macedonia – Azerbaijan-3 - 0:4
Monika Stojkovska - Narmin Mammadova - 0:1
Boyana Bejatovic - Khanim Balajayeva - 0:1
Dragana Nikolovska - Govhar Beydullayeva - 0:1
Ivana Manova - Ayan Allahverdiyeva - 0:1
The winners of the Olympiad in the women’s section are the team of China. Poland and Ukraine scored the same number of points and finished second and third respectively.
Final standings: 1. China - 20 points; 2. Poland - 17; 3. Ukraine – 17; ... 8. Azerbaijan-1 - 16, ... 30. Azerbaijan-2 – 13; ... 32. Azerbaijan-3 - 13.