Armenia took home the gold medal at the “Yinzhoo Cup” 2011 World Team Chess Championship in Ningbo, China, on July 26 after earning a total of 14 points.
The Armenian team remained undefeated, with five victories and four draws. During the ninth and final match on July 26, Armenia drew 2-2 with Ukraine.
The Armenian players were Levon Aronian, Sergei Movsesian, Vladimir Akopian, Gabriel Sargissian, and reserve player Robert Hovhannisyan.
A day earlier, Armenia played against Azerbaijan and drew 2-2 after nearly five hours.
China took home the silver medal with 13 points, while Ukraine earned the bronze with 12 points.
The Championship pinned 10 countries against each other. Here are the results:
1st place – Armenia (14 pts.)
2nd - China (13 pts.)
3rd - Ukraine (12 pts.)
4th - Russia (10 pts.)
5th - Hungary (10 pts.)
6th - United States (10 pts.)
7th - Azerbaijan (9 pts.)
8th - India (7 pts.)
9th - Israel (5 pts.)
10th - Egypt (0 pts.)