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Chess Olympiad: Gukesh on a roll as India ‘B’ shock USA

His fantastic run has actually been the vital behind the success of the India ‘B’ group, seen by lots of as the darkhorse of the champion

Teenaged Grandmaster D Gukesh surprised globe No. 5 Fabiano Caruana as India ‘B’ managed a fantastic 3-1 sway No. 2 seeds United States in the 8th round of the Open area of the 44th Chess Olympiad in Mamallapuram on Saturday.

Gukesh is appreciating a purple spot as well as his triumph over Caruana was his 8th on the trot in the competition as well as aided enhance his real-time scores. He went up to 2nd behind the famous Viswanathan Anand in real-time scores.

His fantastic run has actually been the vital behind the success of the India ‘B’ group, seen by lots of as the darkhorse of the champion.

Other teenager as well as GM Raunak Sadhwani (Elo 2611) stunned greater ranked GM Linier Dominiguez Perez (Elo 2754) in 45 steps as India ‘B’ locked out United States. GMs Nihal Sarin as well as R Praggnanandhaa attracted their video games versus Levon Aronian as well as Wesley So specifically.

In an additional suit in the Open occasion, India ‘C’ was tracking 0.5-2.5 versus Peru with Surya Shekhar Ganguly dropping to lower-rated Emilio Cordova as well as Abhijeet Gupta shedding to Renato Terry.

On the leading board, India ‘A’, seeded 2, was degree with the leaders Armenia with GMs Vidit Santosh Gujrathi as well as S L Narayanan attracting versus Hrant Melkumyan as well as Robert Hovhannisyan.

In the females’s occasion, the top-seeded India ‘A’ as well as Ukraine were degree at 1.5-1.5 with Koneru Humpy, D Harika as well as Tania Sachdev having actually attracted versus Mariya Muzychuk, Anna Muzychuk as well as Natalia Buksa specifically.

India ‘C’ collapsed to a 1-3 loss to Poland, while the India ‘B’ group rode on success by Vantika Agrawal, Padmini Thrashing as well as Divya Deshmukh to thrashing Croatia 3.5-1.5.

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