CHINA – 1st, RUSSIA – 2nd, GEORGIA – 3rd
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS!
The ultimate round of the WWTC was full of fighting.
Only Russia secured medals by making quick match draw with Armenia.
The most dramatic encounter was China – India. Three games ended in draws and Zhao Xue overplayed Tania Sachdev in a complicated game on the third board.
Because of this result, India lost the medals of any kind, Russia became silver medalist and Georgia, that took an upper hand on Turkey 3-1, became bronze winner.
Another candidate for bronze was Ukraine but this team could not win against Vietnam and thus, shared the 4th rank with India.
Greece crushed RSA 4-0 to finish 8th.
1. China – 16;
2. Russia – 13;
3. Georgia – 12;
4-5. India, Ukraine – 11;
6-7. Armenia, Vietnam – 9;
8. Greece – 5;
9. Turkey – 4;
10. RSA – 0.
Pictures of the round