Round four of the Women World Team Chess Championship did not bring many surprises. China won against Vietnam 3-1, thanks to the two lower boards (Zhao Xue – Nguyen Thi Thanh An 1-0 and Tan Zhongyi – Hoang Thi Nhu Y 1-0) and remains in the lead with the perfect score.
The close encounter between Georgia and Russia ended in a tie – the players split the points in all the games.
Ukraine crushed Greece 3,5-0,5 and Turkey took an upper hand on RSA 3-1. However, South African players scored first board points as Anzel Solomons made a draw against Kubra Ozturk and Lauren Van Niekerk shared a point with Yesim Patel.
Standings after 4 rounds: China – 8; India – 7; Russia – 6; Georgia – 5; Vietnam, Turkey – 4; Ukraine – 3; Armenia – 2; Greece – 1; RSA – 0.
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Report and photos courtesy of the Turkish Chess federation. WWTC official website.