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The 5th round was a day of big score defeats
round5 previewThe central encounter between leading China and Olympic champions from Russia turned up as a huge disappointment for the latter – China won 4-0! The Chinese team remains ahead of the field with 10 match points.

Runner up India crushed Vietnam 4-0 to occupy the second rank just one match point below the leader.

Georgia celebrated a victory over Greece 3-1, Ukraine scored 4-0 against RSA and Armenia left only half a point on the Turkish side of a score sheet with 3,5-0,5 win.

After 5 rounds China is in the lead with 10 points, India stays second with 9. Georgia has 7 points; Russia – 6; Ukraine – 5; Armenia, Vietnam, Turkey - 4; Greece – 1; RSA - 0.

There is a free day on the 23rd of December and the tournament will continue on the 24th with 4 rounds to go.

You can find the pictures of round 5 in the Photo Gallery.

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