China continues to dominate FIDE Online Nations Cup

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DAY 4 RESULTS AT THE FIDE CHESS.COM ONLINE NATIONS CUP

China increases the lead to four full points after winning both matches today, against Russia and Europe.

The USA also won both matches and is a firm candidate to make it into the super final, but they will have to face Europe and China in the last two rounds of the round-robin stage.

India achieved its first victory today, against the "Rest of the World", and then held Europe to a draw in the 8th round.

Round 8

Caruana, Fabiano Amin, Bassem 1-0
Cori, Jorge So, Wesley 0-1
Duda, Jan-Krzysztof Harikrishna, P. 1-0
Firouzja, Alireza Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½
Hou, Yifan Goryachkina, Aleksandra 1-0
Karjakin, Sergey Wei, Yi ½-½
Koneru, Humpy Muzychuk, Anna ½-½
Krush, Irina Muzychuk, Mariya ½-½
Nepomniachtchi, Ian Ding, Liren ½-½
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime Anand, Viswanathan ½-½
Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi Aronian, Levon 1-0
Wang, Hao Artemiev, Vladislav ½-½

Round 7

Anand, Viswanathan Radjabov, Teimour 1-0
Aronian, Levon Wei, Yi ½-½
Artemiev, Vladislav Caruana, Fabiano ½-½
Ding, Liren Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime ½-½
Firouzja, Alireza Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi 1-0
Goryachkina, Aleksandra Krush, Irina ½-½
Harikrishna, P. Cori, Jorge 1-0
Muzychuk, Anna Ju, Wenjun ½-½
Muzychuk, Mariya Harika, Dronavalli ½-½
Nakamura, Hikaru Nepomniachtchi, Ian 1-0
So, Wesley Karjakin, Sergey ½-½
Yu, Yangyi Duda, Jan-Krzysztof 1-0

The tournament takes place May 5-10, 2020. The group stage runs May 5-9, with two rounds per day. The Superfinal is played on May 10. The games start 15:00 CEST / 9 a.m. Eastern / 6 a.m. Pacific.

Date Pacific time Eastern time CEST Event

May 5 6 a.m. 9 a.m. 15:00 Round 1
May 5 7:45 a.m. 10:45 a.m. 16:45 Round 2
May 6 6 a.m. 9 a.m. 15:00 Round 3
May 6 7:45 a.m. 10:45 a.m. 16:45 Round 4
May 7 6 a.m. 9 a.m. 15:00 Round 5
May 7 7:45 a.m. 10:45 a.m. 16:45 Round 6
May 8 6 a.m. 9 a.m. 15:00 Round 7
May 8 7:45 a.m. 10:45 a.m. 16:45 Round 8
May 9 6 a.m. 9 a.m. 15:00 Round 9
May 9 7:45 a.m. 10:45 a.m. 16:45 Round 10
May 10 7 a.m. 10 a.m. 16:00 Superfinal

The tournament will be broadcast live across multiple outlets including FIDE's and Chess.com's own channels across Twitch, YouTube, Mixer, Twitter, and other international streaming platforms. With an estimated audience of several million worldwide, commentary by chess experts will be conducted in multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Russian, Mandarin, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Turkish and Polish.

More information in our initial press release about the event.

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