Tuesday, September 11, 2007

UK-China chess match a success


The 5th round of the UK-China chess match was played on Saturday 8th September 2007 in Liverpool, with the following results obtained:

Wang Hao (王浩) drew with Michael Adams
Zhang Pengxiang (张鹏翔) drew with Nigel Short
Jonathan Rowson drew with Hou Yifan (侯逸凡)
Ni Hua (倪华) beat Nicholas Pert
Gawain Jones drew with Wang Yue (王玥)
David Howell lost to Bu Xiangzhi (卜祥志)
Keti Arakhamia-Grant drew with Shen Yang (沈阳)
Jovanka Houska lost to Ding Yixin (丁亦昕)

(China 5.5 - 2.5 UK)

Round 6 on Sunday 9th September, plays started earlier in the morning at 10.00 hrs:

Michael Adams beat Hou Yifan (侯逸凡)
Nigel Short drew with Ni Hua (倪华)
Bu Xiangzhi (卜祥志) drew with Jonathan Rowson
Nicholas Pert drew with Wang Hao (王浩)
Zhang Pengxiang (张鹏翔) drew with Gawain Jones
Wang Yue (王玥) beat David Howell
Shen Yang (沈阳) drew with Jovanka Houska
Ding Yixin (丁亦昕) beat Keti Arakhamia-Grant

(China 4.5 - 3.5 UK)

Match won by the visiting side by the final score of 28 : 20.

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