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Russia fights back

No Turkish Delight for the hosts who lost again for the fourth time.
The big winners of the fourth round were Russia who edged out Azerbaijan 2.5-1.5 despite the unstoppable Mamedyarov notching up his fourth individual victory.

Another three narrow wins by 2.5-1.5 (making twelve so far in the competition) and again no drawn matchs!

ARMENIA 2.5-1.5 BRAZIL

GREECE 1.5-2.5 ISRAEL

UNITED STATES 3-1 EGYPT

TURKEY 1-3 INDIA

AZERBAIJAN 1.5-2.5 RUSSIA

Gashimov 0-1 Grischuk

Radjabov 0.5-0.5 Jakovenko

Mamedyarov 1-0 Morozevich

Mamedov 0-1 Malakhov

The standings after four rounds show the leading four teams within a half point of each other. Russia however have played the strongest opposition and are thus in practical terms perhaps the best placed team.

RankingCountryWinsDrawsLossesMatch pointsGame points
1=Armenia301610
1=USA301610
3=Russia30169.5
3=Israel30169.5
5India30169
6Azerbaijan20248.5
7=Greece10327
7=Brazil10327
9Egypt10326
10Turkey00403.5

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