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

Indian Men's Chess Team Indian Women's Chess Team

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 remained unbeaten after 6th round. Indian women will face Azerbaijan 1 while India Men will face 2nd placed USA in Round 7 on Friday.

Indian Results for Every Rounds: Women, Men
Daily Results: Open Section, Women’s Section
History of Chess Olympiad: Women’s Section, Open Section

In Open section besides Indian Men, USA is the only other team to have not lost a match, but they have drawn one, and are placed second in the ranking after Round 6.

6th Round Result for Indian Men’s Team: def Netherlands 2.5-1.5

    Harikrishna (White) drew Anish Giri
    Adhiban B (Black) def Erwin
    Vidit (White) drew Van Wely
    Sethuraman (Black) drew Benjamin

Ranking after Men’s Section Round 6

    12 Points India Score: 19
    12 Points USA Score: 18
    10 Points Netherlands Score: 18
    10 Points Czech Republic Score: 16.5
    10 Points Georgia Score: 17
    10 Points China Score: 17.5

6th Round Result for Indian Women’s Team: def Latvia 2.5-1.5

    Harika (White) def Reizniece
    Padmini Rout (Black) drew Rugule
    Tania Sachdeva (White) lost to Berzina
    Soumya (Black) def Erneste

Ranking after Women’s Section Round 6

    11 points Russia Score: 19
    11 points Ukraine Score: 18.5
    10 points Poland Score: 20
    10 points Romania Score: 17
    10 points India Score: 17
    10 points Azerbaijan 1 Score: 16
    10 points China Score: 17.5
    10 points USA Score: 16.5
    10 points Netherlands Score: 15

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