Five teams remain perfect at the Chess Olympiad 2022. The leaders from India 2 are facing Romania in the top match of the day, where Pentala Harikrishna will have the white pieces against Bogdan-Daniel Deac, who just crossed the 2700 ELO mark. In the match Spain vs India, Alexei Shirov will be on board one against Gukesh D, who is also a new member of the 2700 club. The rating favorites USA face Israel, with the match Avital Boruchovsky – Fabiano Caruana on the top board. See the full board pairings below. Norway will face Zambia, with IM Gillan Bwalya having the honor to play Magnus Carlsen.
Follow live: Spain – India 2 / Israel – USA / India – Romania / India 2 – Georgia (women) / Ukraine – Azerbaijan (women) / France – India (women)
Mighty clashes coming in the Women’s section. Azerbaijan, Poland, Ukraine, India, France, India 2, Georgia and Romania emerged on the top with a maximum score of 8 match points and will now feature unpredictable and exciting games in round 5. India’s Humpy Koneru faces Frace’s Marie Sebag, Mariya Muzychuk is up against Gunay Mammadzada, and Alina Kashlinskaya is playing Irina Bulmaga.
The fifth round starts Tuesday, 2nd of August at 15:00 (GMT+5:30) Women’s section LIVE / Open section LIVE / Board pairings round 5 open section / Board pairings round 5 women section Review: Results Round 4 Open section / Results Round 4 Women’s section
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