9 September 2021

Team Russia Maintains Leadership in Pool C at FIDE Online Olympiad

New victories followed on the second match day.

New Top Division matches of the FIDE Online Olympiad were played on Chess.com on the 9th of September. The Russian team defeated Paraguay (4.5-1.5), Israel (5-1), and Argentina (6-0) to maintain the sole leadership.

On the final match day tomorrow, the Russian players will compete with the teams of Italy, Spain, and Latvia. 

Two best teams of each pool advance to knock-out stage (Play-off). The quarterfinals will be played on the 13th of September, the semi-final on the 14th of September, and the Final on the 15th of September. 

Tournament on Chess-results

Official website 

Photos by Vladimir Barsky