Team USA has had a horrendous tournament so far. But they rose to the occasion today to knockout Russia from practical chances to win the gold medal. The key games were Krush beating Kosteniuk and Ni beating Girya, both with the black pieces.

Round 7 results

USA 2½ – 1½ RUSSIA 
GEORGIA 1 – 3 UKRAINE 
CHINA 3 – 1 KAZAKHSTAN    
TURKEY 1½ – 2½ INDIA 
FRANCE 2 – 2 ROMANIA

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Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar
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