Any results of the just concluded world chess olympiads?
November 30, 2008 1:55am CST
Is Russia still on the top spot?
17 Dec 08
THE RESULTS OLYMPIAD DRESDEN 2008 The tiny ches-mad nation of Armenia clinched the gold medal at the 38th olympiad in Dresden, as they succesfully defended their title by retaining the Hamilton Russell cup with a final score of 19/22. But in a moment of high-drama at the olymopiad, a spectacular last round meltdown from ukraine -- who were joint overnight leaders with Armenia- saw the silver medal going to israel. second seeds ukraine were routed 3.5-0.5 by the USA in their worst olympiadscre ever, as the USA snatched the bronze medal on tiebreak from the 2004 olympiad champians. And for the third olympiad running, top seeds russia finished out of the medal hunt, despite sending their strongest-ever olympiad squad.