Being pushed to the loser’s bracket Yu Zhiying 5P managed to come back to the final, defeating Yu Jin 6D and Joanne Missingham 7P in a row. Choi Jeong 6P and Yu Zhiying 5P are playing the final round tomorrow for the gold and silver medals. The bronze medal went to Joanne, while the 4th place to Cao Youyin and the 5th to Yu Jin 6D.
In the men’s team division, North America defeated Europe by 2 to 1, thanks to Jiang Mingjiu 7P’s dramatic half-point win against Fan Hui 2P and Eric Lui 1P’s precious win against Ilya Shikshin 1P. Today’s match between North America and Europe attracted a lot of attention because for the first time, both teams were all represented by professional players. In the meantime, China defeated Japan by 3 to 0 and Korea defeated Chinese Taipei by 2 to 0. Completing 4 out of 5 rounds so far, Korean team is leading with 4 wins and Chinese team is following with 3 wins and 1 loss. The 5th and final round is tomorrow at the same time (12:30 local time).