Live broadcasting started on 16/11/2013 11:35 and was finished on 25/11/2013 23:36
Major clashes in The Women Section : Ukraine - Armenia and Russia- Georgia.
Kovalev- Hracek. Classical, interesting Scheweningen structure. It is always difficult to crack the defense of black`s king.
Ettiene Bacrot and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France
Russian prodigy Goryachkina for the second time is not in the squad. If Russia wins today she won't probably come back
Anand gave up. Seems like match in Chennai has been decided.
After losing in the first round Netherland made a long way back to the top. Now they have the biggest test - Russia
I strongly suspect that Bacrot will be content with draw against Aronian. The opening choice also agrees with this opinion - lately in this variation mainly draws has been accomplished
Russia lost yesterday to Armenia in a crucial match.
The game have started. France and Armenia have the most important match in open tournament. So far.
In Chennai Carlsen once again tricked Anand in endgame. Critical situation for Vishy.
No problems in my tournament! Chief Arbiter Panagiotis Nikolopoulos
Antoaneta Stefanova of Bulgaria
Before the round we'd like to remind everybody that tomorrow's round will be at 11am!
In women section Ukrainian team can in gold medal today. All they have to do is win to Armenia. It's not a mission impossible, but Armenia will surely fight even for victory.
We approach to the stage, where everything will be decided. Last two rounds, players are already tired and the pressure is getting more and more intense. Today Armenia plays France and it will be a tough test for leading team. Stay tuned, round starts a 3pm!