Olympiad Round Six: USA Defeats Vietnam, Women Falter to Georgia
September 27, 2010
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Tatev Abrahamyan, Sabina Foisor and Robert Hess, Photo Tony Rich for CCSCSL
In round six of the 2010 Chess Olympiad in Khanty-Mansiysk, the US team defeated Vietnam 2.5-1.5. The squad was led by GM Hikaru Nakamura's victory on board one in a sharp line of the Queen's Indian Defense.



Onischuk, Shulman and Hess drew on boards two to four, securing match victory.

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Vietnam vs. USA, Photo Tony Rich for CCSCSL
The women lost 1.5-2.5 to Georgia. Irina Krush and Tatev Abrahamyan faltered to strong White attacks while Anna Zatonskih scored a win and Sabina Foisor drew.







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IM Anna Zatonskih, Photo Tony Rich for CCSCSL
On September 29th, the FIDE presidential election will take place. See IM John Donaldson's report on the election from the ground, updated with thoughts from Bill Goichberg of the USCF board.

See more details and games on the official site and bookmark chessresults.com for pairings and standings. Photos by Tony Rich of the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis.