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US Teams Win Vs. Argentina & Vietnam Print E-mail
August 12, 2014
In the penultimate round of the Olympiad in Tromso, Norway, both American teams won 2.5-1.5.

The match vs. Argentina looked headed for a draw. GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Sam Shankland won and GM Varuzhan Akobian lost. GM Alexander Onischuk's position looked dire too but he was able to save the draw with a fighting defense and 46.a7? 



The US is now in sixth place and they play Azerbaijan tommorow. Shankland still leads the individual score board with 8.5/9 and a and a TPR of 2889.

The women defeated Vietnam 2.5-1.5 and play Argentina in the final round on August 14th.