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|Sep-05-12|| ||Maatalkko: It's like the U.S. board 2 is a Super Smash Bros. character with a special move. Except instead of "Falcon Punch!" it's "Irina Krush!"|
|Sep-06-12|| ||HeMateMe: Kat Lahno played a 157 move draw against T-Kos, and the Ukranians held Russia to a 2-2 tie. The T sister had all the winning chances, but couldn't get the full point. |
That's LARGE, Kat!
|Sep-06-12|| ||waustad: Yildiz wins again to go to +7.|
|Sep-06-12|| ||waustad: Austrian women went 2 1/2 - 1 1/2 vs the Czech team. They did a lot better than the men who got squished today 0-4, also by the Czechs.|
|Sep-06-12|| ||weisyschwarz: Krush could have won again today...against Maria Muzychuk, but missed the move.|
|Sep-07-12|| ||HeMateMe: Russia pounded India, 3-1. Wins by Guinna and Kosteniuk. No Humpy in this event? They could have used her in that match.|
Yifan won a nice tactical ending against France's Skripchenko.
|Sep-07-12|| ||dumbgai: China losing to...Kazakhstan. Down an exchange+pawn on board 4 and equal positions on the others.|
|Sep-07-12|| ||dumbgai: Well, China didn't lose but were held to a draw despite having a 300-Elo advantage on all four boards. Russia takes the lead by defeating Armenia.|
|Sep-07-12|| ||virginmind: romania wins 3.5-0.5 against the netherlands and we have a chance to finish in top 10. good luck tomorrow against whoever it will be!|
|Sep-07-12|| ||niemzo: Russia hasn't taken the lead. They remain in second place since they are tied with China and they have a worse tiebreak.|
|Sep-08-12|| ||waustad: Take a look at the Turkish women's team. 2nd, 3rd and 4th boards are all picking up more than 20 rating points. here, going into the final round.|
|Sep-09-12|| ||HeMateMe: Nice event, <Natalie Pogonina>. We're rooting for you to have another good day.|
|Sep-09-12|| ||BUNA: <Natalia Pogonina> Serdechno pozdravlyayu vsyu komandu!|
|Sep-09-12|| ||sisyphus: Russia wins the gold clear, with emphatic style by blanking Kazakhstan. Congratulations to Natalia and all the team.|
|Sep-09-12|| ||waustad: Betul Cemre Yildiz wound up at +8. She and Irina Krush have had great runs on board 2. It appears that Yildiz is getting the IM title for this performance. Congratulations.|
|Sep-09-12|| ||waustad: Natalia won the board prize for top performance rating on the reserve board. Congrats!|
|Sep-09-12|| ||Natalia Pogonina: Thanks! It's nice to win team Olympic gold and another gold medal for individual performance :)|
|Sep-09-12|| ||chessgames.com: Heroic performance today, Natalia. Congratulations!|
|Sep-09-12|| ||niemzo: A worthy victory after a fascianting tournament. They were a couple of hard moments but your team managed to come through. Congratulations!|
|Sep-09-12|| ||joupajou: Congrats, Natalia! Wonderful olympics, great games.
I was just wondering, in game 7 vs Anna Ushenina, what was your "master plan" with move 29... Rc8?
Sorry if this has already been discussed, I'm way too lazy now to read all earlier kibitzing.
Once again: congrats! You're my hero!
|Sep-09-12|| ||virginmind: romania finally ranks 5th (initial seeding was 10)! bravo for all the components of our team!!
and congratulations to russia - and <Natalia Pogonina> here - for taking the gold.|
|Sep-10-12|| ||optimal play: Congratulations to Russia on winning the Gold. Also a consistent effort by Australia who came into the tournament seeded 50th and finished 50th! They were part of a large group on 12 points which included Greece who finished further up the ladder at 40th, and Slovenia who was seeded 16th.|
|Sep-10-12|| ||Ladolcevita: Congratulations to Russian women team on winning the gold medal!|
Well,if only China had not tied Kazakhstan 2-2 in the penultimate round,whom Russia had defeated 4-0 in the final round...but of course it is not a question of any single round,Russia did perform a trifle better on the whole.
|Sep-11-12|| ||parmetd: Congrats Natalia|
|Apr-04-17|| ||ragtag: The country with the most freedom always wins but having hot women in the meantime doesn't hurt.|
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