Instant Replay: USA-3, Egypt-1
January 8, 2010
The World Team Squad: GM Yury Shulman, GM Robert Hess, Captain IM John Donaldson, GM Ray Robson, GM Hikaru Nakamura, GM Varuzhan Akobian and GM Alexander Onischuk, Photo Tony Rich of CCSCSL

In round four of the World Team Championship in Bursa, Turkey, the US squad scored 3-1 against Egypt.  Onischuk and Hess scored full points with the white pieces while Akobian and Robson held with Black. Young GMs Robert Hess and Ray Robson played for the first time in the event. Tomorrow, the US will face Israel, a team which is led by the newly crowned World Cup Champion Boris Gelfand.





Watch the games live on the official website at 8 AM EST. For daily game analysis, see Ben's Blog on the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis website. Also see previous CLO reports on the Opening Ceremony, Round 1 and Robson's Annotations of Round two.