The meetings of second round of the World Team Chess Championship took place today in Tsaghkadzor. Armenia bounced back and beat Ukraine 2.5 to 1.5 after suffering a loss to Israel in the first round. Levon Aronian defeated Ruslan Ponomarev to give the edge to Armenia.

Match Day Two Results:
Armenia – Ukraine     2 1/2 – 1 1/2
Hungary – China         2 – 2
India – USA                  2-2
Egypt – Israel               2-2
Russia – Cuba              1 1/2 – 2 1/2

Team Ranking after Round two:
1 India               2   1   1    0   3      5
2 China              2   1   1    0   3     4½
3 Israel              2   1   1    0    3     4½
4 Cuba               2   1   1    0    3     4½
5 Hungary         2   0   2  0    2     4
6 Armenia         2   1   0   1    2     4
7 Ukraine          2   1   0   1    2     4
8 USA                2   0   1   1    1      3½
9 Egypt              2   0   1   1    1     3
10 Russia          2   0   0   2   0    3

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