The Taiyuan Scheveningen is taking place from July 10th to 22nd 2006. The tournament is a double round Scheveningen format, with two teams of six players each. Team members do not play against each other. They play against all members of the opposing team twice.

After ten rounds of 12 rounds, the Chinese team (average ELO 2628) is leading the world team (average ELO 2638) by the score of 32.5 points to 27.5.

World Team

1 Jobava, B GEO 2651 – 6.5
2 Timofeev, A RUS 2657 – 5.5
3 Asrian, K ARM 2635 – 5.5
4 Jakovenko, D RUS 2667 – 4.5
5 Berkes, F HUN 2601 – 3.0
6 Vescovi, G BRA 2619 – 2.5

Chinese Team

1 Bu Xiangzhi CHN 2664 – 6.5
2 Ni Hua CHN 2607 – 6.0
3 Zhang Pengxiang CHN 2622 – 6.0
4 Wang Yue CHN 2626 – 6.0
5 Wang Hao CHN 2610 – 5.5
6 Zhang Zhong CHN 2639 – 2.5

Here is the official website.
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