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chessa year ago
Chess Olympiad Round 10: Indian teams draw against higher-seeded opponents
The Indian teams faced a challenging tenth round at the Baku Olympiad on Monday, but that did not deter them from drawing their matches against the higher-rated teams. In the open’s section, the men played out a 2-2 draw against Russia. In the women’s section too, the team drew against Ukraine.
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chessa year ago
Chess Olympiad Round 9: Ukraine narrowly edge India; Women’s team trounce Netherlands
The Indian men’s team in the Open section went down to the table-toppers Ukraine, in the Round 9. The Indians looked positive entering the crucial round after they had defeated England in their previous round, but lost the match 2.5-1.5 to the Ukrainians.
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chessa year ago
Chess Olympiad Round 8 : Indian men strike back against England; women beat Uzbekistan
The Indians fought back in style at the Baku Olympiad, by defeating England 2.5-1.5 in the 8th round on Saturday. The victory came as a much-needed boost to the Indian team, who were crushed 3-1 by one of the favourites USA in the seventh round.
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chessa year ago
World Chess Olympiad | Indian teams ease past Bolivia, Macedonia
Indian Chess teams started their campaign in the World Chess Olympiad with easy wins against lower-ranked Bolivia and Republic of Macedonia in the first round. The Indian team rested key players like GM Pentala Harikrishna and GM Harika Dronavalli for the clash.
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