The sixth round started with a very important result. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave won against Papaioannou in just 20 moves and as a result France once again won their match – this time against Greece. In Caucasian derby Azerbaijan was better than Georgia winning 3-1. The key game took place on the first board, where Mamedyarov destroyed Jobava with a good piece sacrifice. Russia and Armenia won their matches with 2,5 – 1,5 result, drawing three games and wining the remaining. In both cases the win didn’t come easily, as both Romanian and Hungarian resisted strongly. Ukraine drew to England due to terrible blunder of Volokitin against McShane and good endgame technique of Moiseenko.
In the women section the leading team drew their matches. Ukraine drew to Georgia after a match without any draw, where almost each game was decided just after its opening. In Poland-Russia match both team lost their chances to win. A great theoretical victory of Monika Socko against Victoria Gunina was neutralized by the terrible loss of Joanna Majdan-Gajewska against Olga Girya. In the remaining game the results were changing constantly, but both games eventually resulted with 2-2 draw. On the third board, after a lot of tension and emotions, the third Polish team unexpectedly won to Germany. A splendid win of Joanna Worek over Elizabeth Paehtz and a draw on the following board resulted in an unexpected victory. In the last match of leading teams Armenia demolished Spain with a very convincing 3,5 – 0,5 result.