Chess Olympiad, day 15: FIDE Sexist Pigs try to Force Women out of "Men's" World Chess Championship
ISTANBUL, November 11:
After thirteen rounds: Men's Standings: Russia leads with 36, followed by Germany with 34.5, Hungary with 33.5, Ukraine with 32.5, Georgia with 32, England and Israel with 31.5, Bosnia, Yugoslavia and Slovenia with 31, China, Armenia, Cuba, Greece, India, Denmark and Macedonia with 30.5, Bulgaria, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland and Romania with 30, USA, Spain, Belarus, Uzbekistan, Latvia, Philippines and Finland with 29.5, Brazil, Sweden, France, Kyrgyzstan, Estonia, Scotland and Czech Republic with 29.
Women's Standings: China leads with 30.5 followed by Georgia with 28, Russia with 27, Ukraine, Yugoslavia and Netherlands with 24, Hungary, Germany and Cuba with 23.5, Romania with 23, Bulgaria and Spain with 22.5, England, Armenia, Kazakhstan and USA with 22, Australia, Poland, Moldova, Vietnam, India, Latvia, Lithuania, Bosnia, and Uzbekistan with 21.5, Belarus, Slovakia, Greece, Azerbaijan and Sweden with 21, Israel, Czech Republic, France, Estonia, Turkministan and Philippines with 20.5.
The FIDE President, His Excellency, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov
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