As a result 7 teams share the lead going into the first rest day. Included in this group are Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, along with Cuba and Georgia.
Australia ran into Italy (seeded 40 places higher) and went down 3-1. Anton Smirnov proved his worth on the bottom board by drawing with GM Danyyil Dvirnyy, while David Smerdon score the other half point against Alberto David. The next opponents are Botswana, who scored a 2:2 against neighbours South Africa in today's round.
Kramnik Vladimir (2760) - Topalov Veselin (2772) [D37]
WCO2014 Tromso (5.21), 06.08.2014