Better showing for China in round 2 vs Russia
Sjugirov, Sanan Li, Chao b ½-½
Lu, Shanglei Matlakov, Maxim 1-0
Alekseenko, Kirill Zhou, Jianchao 0-1
Sarana, Alexey Wen, Yang ½-½
Bai, Jinshi Esipenko, Andrey ½-½
Ni, Shiqun Gunina, Valentina ½-½
Goryachkina, Aleksandra Shen, Yang ½-½
Huang, Qian Girya, Olga ½-½
Xiao, Yiyi Pogonina, Natalija 0-1
Shuvalova, Polina Zhai, Mo ½-½
The 11th China-Russia chess match is taking place in Qinhuangdao, China from 26 May to 1 June. Chess teams of five Russian men and five Russian women will play each of their Chinese counterparts once in classical chess and twice in blitz.
The time control for the classical chess games is 90 minutes for 40 moves, then 30 minutes to the end of the chess game, with a 30-second increment from move 1.
In blitz chess, each player has 3 minutes for all moves, with a 2-second increment.