Azerbaijani national chess team defeats Armenia (UPDATE-2)
Updated in 6th paragraph
Azerbaijan, Baku, January 5 / Trend , M.Aliyev /
A meeting of teams of Azerbaijan and Armenia took place within the first round of the world teams chess championship in the Turkish city of Bursa on Jan. 5.
Couples were distributed as follows: 1. Vugar Hashimov (2759) - Levon Aronian (2781); 2. Teymur Rajabov (2733) - Vladimir Akopian (2678); 3. Shahriyar Mammadyarov (2741) - Arman Pashikyan (2647); Rauf Mammadov (2640) - Tigran Petrosian (2627).
In the last two matches, the national team of Azerbaijan lost to the Armenian team.
In the first board, Vugar Hashimov with white pieces played in a draw with Levon Aronian.
Shahriyar Mammadyarov defeated Armen Pashikyan with a score - 1:0. Teymur Rajabov and Vladimir Akopian matched in a draw - 0.5:0.5.
Rauf Mammadov and Tigran Petrosian also matched in a draw. Thus, Azerbaijan defeated Armenia with a score 2,5:1,5.
In the first round of the World championship, matches are also held between Turkey - United States, India - Greece, Russia - Brazil, Egypt - Israel.