Double Victory for China in Asian Men`s and Women`s Team Championships Print
Wednesday, 09 January 2008 00:00
The Chinese men`s and women`s teams won both titles in the Asian Men`s and Women`s Team Championships held 2-9 January 2008 in Vishakhapatnam, Andra Pradesh, India. In both divisions, India (Reds) won silver while Vietnam won the bronze. Sixteen teams from seven counries took part in the round robin competitions. Top boards were broadcast live with the Monroi system on the official web site. Download games from the Delhi site. See standings and results for men`s and women`s team championships. . By This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >Casto Abundo
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The Chinese men`s and women`s teams won both titles in the Asian Men`s and Women`s Team Championships held 2-9 January 2008 in Vishakhapatnam, Andra Pradesh, India. In both divisions, India (Reds) won silver while Vietnam won the bronze. Sixteen teams from seven counries took part in the round robin competitions. The winner of the men`s division shall represent Asia in the World Team Championship. Top boards were broadcast live with the Monroi system on the official web site. Download games from the Delhi site.

See standings and results for men`s and women`s team championships.

Final Standings
Asian Team Championship

              Match  Game  
               Pts    Pts
China          12     21.5
India Reds     12     19.5
Vietnam        11     19
Uzbekistan      8     16.5
Iran            6     14.5
India Blues     5     12
Afghanistan     2      6
Sri Lanka       0      3

Asian Women`s Team Championship

              Match  Game  
               Pts    Pts
China          14     19
India Reds     12     16.5
Vietnam         7     11.5
Iran            7     11
India Blues     7     10
Uzbekistan      5      8.5
India Greens    4      7.5
Sri Lanka       0      0


The tournaments were conducted as all-play-all Round Robin events.

The Chinese all-GM men`s team was composed of Wang Yue, Bu Xiangzhi, Wang Hao, Zhao Jun and Zhou Jianchao.

Krishnan Sasikiran led the Indian Reds team composed of Surya Shekhar Ganguly, Abhijit Kunte, G.N. Gopal and Abhijeet Gupta.

The Vietnamese team was composed of GMs Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son, Le Quang Liem, Nguyen Ang Hung and Dao Thein Hai.

In the women`s, the Chinese team members were Zhao Xue, Huang Qian and Shen Yang. The India Reds team is composed of IM Harika Dronavalli, WGM Mohota Nisha, WGM Tani Sachdev and WGM Ramaswamy Aarthie.



 
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