28 November 2018
Five Rounds of World Youth U16 Olympiad Played in Turkey
Russian team loses to Uzbekistan.
The fifth round of the World Youth Under-16 Olympiad was played in Konya, Turkey. The Russian national team lost to Uzbekistan 1-3 (Andrey Esipenko and Stefan Pogosyan made draws, while Dmitry Tsoi and Volodar Murzin were defeated).
The Russians have scored 7 match points. Belarus and the USA are 2 points ahead, while five teams have got 8 points.
November 29 is a free day. Rounds 6 and 7 will be played on November 30.
The Russian team will play with Greece in round 6.
Tournament on Chess-Results
Photos by Ekaterina Murzina