New Triumph for the Cuban Men’s Team at the Chess Olympics

HAVANA TIMES — The Cuban men’s team on Tuesday were victorious at the International Association for the Blind for a second day there in Istanbul at the World Chess Olympics, reported the Prensa Latina news agency.

With Grandmaster Lazaro Bruzon on the first board, his counterpart Isan Ortiz on the fourth and International player Yusnel Bacallao on the third, Cuba won three stripes, while Grandmaster Yunieky Quesada drew against his opponent Sergey Grigorchuk.

As for the Cuban women’s team, the female Grandmasters split points with Belarus, with a victory for Oleiny Linares that was matched by Lisandra Ordaz and Sulennis Piña, though Maritza Arribas suffered a reverse.