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Friendly Match Russia-China

14-24th August in Dagomys, Russia

The traditional chess match between national teams of Russia and China is taking place on 14-24th August in Russian resort town Dagomys. The format of the competition is five men and five women boards playing according to sheveningen system, and then another 10 rounds of rapid and 10 rounds of blitz.

Russia team: IM Tatiana Kosintseva 2539, IM Nadezhda Kosintseva 2482, IM Elena Tairova 2450, IM Marina Romanko 2447, WFM Valentina Gunina 2437, GM Vladimir Malakhov 2707, GM Evgeny Tomashevsky 2689, GM Artyom Timofeev 2681, GM Nikita Vitiugov 2681 and GM Ian Nepomniachtchi 2632.

China team: GM Zhao Xue 2544, GM Xu Yuhua 2485, WGM Shen Yang 2453, Ju Wenjun 2443, WGM Huang Qian 2424, GM Wang Yue 2736, GM Bu Xiangzhi 2702, GM Ni Hua 2701, GM Zhou Jianchao 2623 and Ding Liren 2530.

tatiana kosintseva

Tatiana Kosintseva

Shen Yang

Shen Yang

Results and news should be available on the Russia Chess Federation website

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