The top two seeds China 1 and India played to a 2:2 draw to set the pace after 3 rounds of the Asian Nations Cup in Zao Zhuang, China. Tied for the lead are Iran and China 2 men. In the Women’s China 1 beat China 2 by 3:1 to grab solo lead of the round robin tournament.
In an all-GM battle, Wang Hao beat Sasikiran and Ding Liren beat Negi to score for China. But Hari Krishna beat GM Wang Yue and Gupta beat Yu Yangyi to even the score for India.
Visit chess-results.com for pairings and standings. Watch live games for the Open and the Women’s. Please look at the video report from the Opening Ceremony & Round 1 of the Asian Nations Cup 2012 in Zaozhuang, China: http://player.youku.com/player.php/sid/XMzk5MTQwMzk2/v.swf
China 2 edged Vietnam 2½-1½. Games were drawn on boards 1 to 3 but GM Wen Yang scored the winning point against IM Nguyen Van Huy.