Azerbaijani chess players do not let Armenians become champions before appointed time
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 25 / Trend /
The VIII tour has taken place in the World Chess Team Championship in Ningbo (China) today.
The Azerbaijani national team failed to win the last rounds of the competition. But it competed with the leader - the Armenian team.
Armenia ranked first and Azerbaijan - seventh before this tour.
Teymur Rajabov (2,744 points) and Vugar Gashimov (2,760 points) competed with Levon Aronyan (2,805 points) and Sergey Movsesyan (2,700 points), respectively, and made a draw.
Shahriyar Mammadyarov (2,765 points) won over Armenia's representative Gabriel Sargsyan with a score of 1-0 (2,663 points).
Another member of our team Rauf Mammadov (2,679 points) lost to Vladimir Akopian (2,667 points) with a score of 0-1.
Thus, Azerbaijani chess players have not given the opportunity for the Armenians to become champions before the appointed time.