2016 Baku Rd11: US wins historic gold! China wins Women

by Albert Silver
9/13/2016 – The win by the US at 2016 Baku can only be described as historic, winning in the largest and toughest field ever. Ukraine held on to their pace and took silver, while Russia took bronze. Board one gold medal went to Baadur Jobava, and take note of board three bronze medal by 64-year-old Eugenio Torre! The Women's event saw China overcome Russia in an epic match, the first team gold for Hou Yifan, and denying Russia any medal. Poland took silver for their greatest result in Olympiads ever, while Ukraine took bronze. Express report.