November 21, 2008
IM Irina Krush after her win against the Women's World Champion. Photo FM Mike Klein
The American women's team beat Russia 3-1 today at the Dresden Olympiad. The big win was spearheaded by wins
from Irina Krush over Women's World Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk and
Anna Zatonskih over Tatiana Kosintseva. The men scored 1.5/4, with Gata Kamsky posting an impressive win over Svidler on board one, Onischuk drawing against Morozevich on board three and Hikaru Nakamura and Varuzhan Akobian losing to Grischuk and Javonenko on boards two and four. Check out games and photos below and tomorrow, look for an in-depth round 8 report including a post-game interview with Irina Krush by onsite reporter, FM Mike Klein.
Anna Zatonskih. Photo FM Mike Klein
Varuzhan Akobian, Alexander Onischuk and Gata Kamsky. Photo FM Mike Klein
Peter Svidler and Alexander Grischuk. Photo FM Mike Klein