Chess Olympiad: Indian men, women’s teams in medal contention

5 groups led by Uzbekistan and also Armenia in opinion for leading honours

The phase is established wherefore guarantees to be a fascinating last day’s dip into the 44th Chess Olympiad with 5 groups led by Uzbekistan and also Armenia in opinion for leading honours.

Uzbekistan, a group making up a few of the youngest and also brightest chess minds on the planet, are connected with previous three-time champs Armenia with 17 factors, while India A, India B and also favourites U.S.A. exist simply one factor adrift.

The ending day’s activity occurs at the huge 4 Details by Sheraton Mahabalipuram Hotel and also Convention Centre and also will certainly include some titanic fights in between the young Uzbeks and also the Netherlands, while Armenia encounters the Spanish, both of whom are amongst a team of 5 nations with 15 factors.

Holds India A deal with a huge encounter the U.S.A., while India B satisfies Germany, that route by a singular factor.

The Olympiad, which adheres to the 11-round Swiss layout with 2 countries’ groups of 4 gamers and also one get each completing versus each various other, has actually brought in over 2000 gamers from greater than 200 nations will certainly be getting involved.

In Monday’s gripping activity leaders Uzbekistan left from the jaws of loss versus India B complying with a not likely mistake from player-of-the-tournament D Gukesh, that experienced his initial loss in the event versus Nodirbek Abdusattorov, the ruling globe quick chess champ.

Engaging success by GM Gabriel Sargissian and also Hoyjamisyan backed by 2 attracts from Melkumyan and also Petrosyan made certain Armenia racked up a comfy success over Azerbaijan.

” Everybody are in fact excellent pals; possibly this is our benefit,” Sargissian informed FIDE_chess, the main Twitter deal with of the International Chess Federation.

Second-seeded India ‘A’ group got rid of a loss by P Harikrishna on the leading board to Parham Maghsoodloo to defeat Iran 2.5-1.5 and also boost their opportunities of a platform surface on Tuesday.

India ‘C’ group, the 16th seeds, were held to a shock 2-2 draw by 34th rated Slovakia.

At the same time, the top-seeded India ‘A’ females’s group beat Kazakhstan 3.5-0.5 for a vital win in the 10th and also penultimate round.

India’s celebrity payer Koneru Humpy recovered to beat Zhansaya Abdumalik, while two-time Indian females’s chess champ and also Arjuna Honor champion Tania Sachdev and also Bhakti Kulkarni, a previous Asian Junior Chess Champ won their suits.

” It’s a little bit unique what is occurring! I never ever anticipated to have 9 out of 9″ – WIM Oliwia Kiolbasa, from Poland, that has actually supplied some incredible efficiencies throughout the event. Poland is just one of 4 groups along with Azerbaijan, Ukraine, and also Georgia in quest of a medal.

Azerbaijan beat Armenia 4-0 to transfer to simply one factor behind India A getting in the last round. Azerbaijan will certainly deal with 3rd seed Georgia in their last video game.

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