1-3. Tiviakov, Nijboer, Erenburg – 7 points
4-6. Ftacnik, Halkias, Vazquez Igarza – 6½
7-12. L’Ami, Al-Modiahki, Timman, Cuijpers, Parker, Spoelman – 6, etc.
The Chinese team held on to win the event by 1 point!
Team A – 35½ points
Jobava 8, Timofeev 7, Asrian 6, Jakovenko 6, Berkes 4½, Vescovi 4
Team B – 36½ points
Zhang Pengxiang 7, Bu Xiangzhi 7, Ni Hua 7, Wang Yue 6½, Wang Hao 6, Zhang Zhong 3
4th North Ural Cup, Krasnoturinsk
Round 1 results:
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