The 2019 World Team Chess Championship was a prestigious international chess tournament held in Astana, Kazakhstan from March 2 to 12, 2019. The tournament featured teams from around the world, including the top chess-playing nations such as China, Russia, and the United States.
In the men’s event, top seeds China were the favorites to win the tournament, and they lived up to expectations by cruising to the final. In the other half of the draw, Russia defeated Armenia in the semifinals to reach the final.
In the final, it was China who emerged victorious, defeating Russia by a score of 2.5-1.5 to win the men’s team title. This was China’s second consecutive win at the World Team Chess Championship, and their third overall.
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In the women’s event, top seeds Russia were the favorites to win the tournament, and they made their way to the final with relative ease. In the other half of the draw, China defeated Ukraine in the semifinals to reach the final.
In the final, it was Russia who came out on top, defeating China by a score of 2-1 to win the women’s team title. This was Russia’s third consecutive win at the World Team Chess Championship, and their fifth overall.
The 2019 World Team Chess Championship was a thrilling tournament that showcased some of the best chess talent in the world. With exciting matches and unexpected results, it was a memorable event for players and fans alike.
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