The US in the World Team: Loss to Armenia, Win vs. Egypt Print E-mail
November 29, 2013
US Champion Gata Kamsky,  Photo Tony Rich of the CCSCSL
The US squad suffered a tough loss to Armenia in round three of the World Team Championships in Antalya Turkey (also Thanksgiving Day). Today they followed it up with a 3.5-0.5 victory over Egypt.

Against Armenia, GM Hikaru Nakamura lost on board one to GM Levon Aronian.

He later tweeted,

In round four, Nakamura rested as the US team scored a resounding win vs. Egypt.

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Captain IM John Donaldson, coach GM Wesley So and GM Varuzhan Akobian,  Photo Tony Rich of the CCSCSL