Archive for November 16th, 2008

International Master Odion Aikhoje is celebrating the 10th year anniversary of his gold medal performance at the Elista Olympiad in 1998. This was a crowning achievement for Africa’s most populous nation, but Aikhoje had to leave before receiving the medal at the closing ceremony. What happened to his medal thereafter is the subject of fierce […]

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Top Boards Ukraine 2-2 Armenia Spain 1½-2½ Germany 1 Norway 2-2 England Russia 2½-1½ India Romania 1-3 Hungary Azerbaijan 3-1 USA Pregame Analysis: These top matches may allow someone to make a break from the pack. There will be a number of drawn matches here, but two interesting matchups are Russia-India and Azerbaijan-USA. If Russia […]

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