Archive for the ‘2016 Chess Olympiad’ Category

Chess Olympiad: Draw Takes Indian Teams to 5th, Need Miracle for Bronze in Final Round

Indian Men and Women’s team had to settle for a draw in the penultimate round and now in the Final round tomorrow, at least for the Bronze medal, they do not only need a win but also some other favoring results from other matches. Both the teams are placed at 5th position after Round 10 […]

Chess Olympiad 2016 Round 9: Indian women rout Dutch, But Men Fail Again

With just 2 more rounds to go, Indian women needed a huge win and they blanked Netherlands 4-0 to keep their medal hopes alive, while 2nd placed Indian Men sufferred a setback against 3rd placed Ukraine as Round 8 hero Sethuraman lost the match while other three ended in a draw. After Round 9, Indian […]

Chess Olympiad 2016: Indian Men Return to top 2, Women at 7th with Similar Wins in 8th Round

After disastrous 7th round where both lost their first matches at the Baku Chess Olympiad, normalcy returned for Indians in 8th round as Indian Men and Women registered similar 2.5-1.5 wins. Men defeated England to jump to 2nd place, while Women defeated Uzbekistan to reach 7th position. In Men’s Top placed USA and Greece, and […]

Baku Chess Olympiad 2016: Indian Men on Top after 6 Rounds, Undefeated Women 5th

Indian Men’s team reached the top of Chess Olympiad after being the only team to have won all 6 matches at the end of 6 rounds. They have accumulated 19 points after their win today against the topper Netherlands. Indian women are placed 5th now and are only one of the 6 teams to have […]

42nd Chess Olympiad Open Section: 1st Round Results

First Round of Open section saw many teams unable to reach the venue and giving walkover. Round 1 saw 65 teams winning all four, 16 teams drew one and won 3 games, 4 teams won 3, lost one game and one match was draw.

42nd Chess Olympiad: Daily Result of Indian Men

Indian Men won the first Chess Olympiad medal for India finishing third in 2014 Chess Olympiad. At Baku, they have become the only team to win all 6 matches in the first 6 rounds and have duly reached the top. Round 7 saw a thumping defeat vs USA. Win in Round 8 brings India to […]

42nd Chess Olympiad: Women’s Section 2nd Round Results

In Round 2 of Women’s section, 19 teams won all four, 9 teams drew one and won 3 games, 17 teams won 3 and lost one game, 15 teams lost 1, drew one and won 2 games, while 4 matches resulted in a draw with both teams winning 2 games each. 31 nations have won […]

42nd Chess Olympiad Women: 1st Round Results

First Round of Women’s section saw 4 teams not reaching and one team playing without 4th player. 57 teams won all four, 7 teams drew one and won 3 games, 1 team each won 3, lost one game and drew one, won 2 games.

42nd Chess Olympiad: Results of Indian Women in Every Round

With 2410 rating, Indian Women team is ranked 5th at Chess Olympiad 2016 behind China (2528), Russia (2493), Ukraine (2485) and Georgia (2474). Indian women team won third consecutive match to move tho third place behind France and Russia in third round. After two consecutive draws in 4th and 5th round, they registered another win […]

42nd Chess Olympiad and History of Women’s Section

As Azerbaijan hosts the World Chess Olympiad for the first time, Women’s section will see its 28th edition. Unlike Open Section, Women’s section started in 1957 when it was hosted at Emmen, Netherlands. Soviet Union dominated the event from inaugural edition. From 1988 to 2004 Hungary and China challenged the supremacy of disintegrated parts of […]

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