3 August 2022

Six Rounds of 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad Played in Chennai

Armenia leads the open section, India pulls ahead in the women's.

Photo: Lennart Ootes / FIDE
Photo: Lennart Ootes / FIDE

The 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad goes on in Chennai, India. The sixth round was played on 3 August. Having defeated the second Indian team 2.5-1.5, Armenia has taken the sole lead in the open section with 12 match points scored. The US team is 1 point behind. Eleven teams have got 10 points. 

The first Indian team is leading the race with a perfect score in the Women's event after winning against Georgia 3-1. Azerbaijan and Romania have got 11 match points each. 

4 August is a rest day. The teams are to play five rounds more. 

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