Report of the Sixth Round


After a day off  the World Team Chess Championship restarted in Tsaghkadzor. In the 6th round the leaders - the teams of China and Cuba, were noticed  with victories.  In the hard struggle the Ukrainians took advantage over the team of Cuba. Due to Yuriy Kryvoruchko's victory the Ukrainians exceeded the opponent with the minimum score 2.5 : 1.5. The same score was in the match Israel - China- 1.5 : 2.5. Here the winning point for Chinese was scored by Wei Yi. The team of Russia took victory with the minimum score. It exceeded the team of India due to Sergey Karjakin's victory. The team of the USA took a confident victory in the confrontation Egypt - USA with the score 1 : 3, the match Armenia - Hungary ended in peace with the score 2 : 2.

After played 6 rounds the teams of Ukraine and China are still leading. In the 7th round will meet Russia - Armenia, Cuba - India, China - Ukraine, USA -  Israel and Hungary - Egypt.


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