Chess Olympiad: Russia Back on Track

Bled, 31 October - Russia are back where they belong after Thursday's sixth round of the 35th Chess Olympiad. Giving superstar Kasparov a day off seems to have paid off for the reigning champions, as they crushed the surprise leaders Bosnia-Herzegovina with 3.5:0.5. In the women's competition, Georgia have reaffirmed the lead with a 3:0 victory over the Netherlands, while reigning champions China only gave away half a point to Hungary.

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