Up to date: Could 6, 2020 8:18:09 am
India went all the way down to Remainder of the World 1.5-2.5 within the second spherical of the FIDE-Chess.com On-line Nations Cup on Tuesday after drawing its lung-opener towards USA.
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by Teimour Radjabov whereas world fast champion Koneru Humpy couldn’t break by the defences of former world champ Mariya Muzychuk. P Harikrishna and the proficient younger Alireza Firouzja settled for a draw.
The defeat of B Adhiban, who stepped in for Vidit Gujrathi, to Peruvian Jorge Cori meant India misplaced the tie.
High-seeded China took the lead with its second win, defeating Europe 3-1 after profitable the primary match by an analogous margin towards Remainder of the World.
China is on high with four match factors (2 per a match win) and 6 board factors
Earlier within the opening spherical, India break up factors with USA with Humpy posting a win over Anna Zatonkish whereas the legendary Anand drew with the highly-rated Hikaru Nakamura.
The Individuals scored when Fabiano Caruana put it throughout India no.2 Gujrathi.
The match between P Harikrishna and Leinier Dominguez led to a draw.
In different matches, top-seeded China crushed Remainder of the World 3-1 whereas Russia shared the honours with Europe in a 2-2 consequence.
India meets Europe and China in spherical three and 4 on Wednesday. The occasion follows the double round-robin format with the 2 main groups battling for the title within the “Superfinal”.
All matches contain 4 boards – represented by three males and a girls participant. The fast time-control is 25-minutes plus 10-second increment per transfer.
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