In the Indian Chennai, the 44th chess Olympiad continues.
Today, matches of the 3rd round are held. The Azerbaijan male team plays with Argentina and has already provided a victory for itself. Shahriyar Mammadyarov and Rauf Mammadov won their fights, Nijat Abasov tied, and the party with the participation of Gadir Huseynov continues. At the moment, the account is 2.5: 0.5.
In the first two rounds, Azerbaijan beat Algeria (4: 0) and the Philippines (3: 1). After the 2nd round, our team, having 4 match points, divided the 25-31st places.
The Azerbaijani women’s team played with Greece today and won with a score of 2.5: 1.5. Govhar Badeullaev, who played on the third board, brought the victory to our team. Gunai Mammedzade, Han Baladzhaev and Gulnar Mamedov tied.
Earlier, Azerbaijani chess players twice with a score of 4-0 beat the UAE and Finland. With 4 points, they divided the 1-11th place in the standings.
In total, 188 male teams and 162 women’s the chess Olympiad participate. The competition will consist of 11 rounds and end on August 9th.