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Indian females procure 2 matches, later chase all the plot in which down to Iran in Asian Online Group of workers Championship

By: PTI | Chennai |

October 11, 2020 5: 02: 55 pm


The personnel led by Mary Ann Gomes started with a 4-0 rout of Syria before edging Mongolia 2.5-1-5.(Representational Describe)

The Indian females’s chess personnel persisted mixed fortunes, a success the first two matches before being upstaged by Iran which pushed them to eighth position after three rounds of the Asian Online Worldwide locations (Regions) Cup Group of workers Championship on Sunday.

The personnel led by Mary Ann Gomes started with a 4-0 rout of Syria before edging Mongolia 2.5-1-5. In the third spherical, the head-seeded Indians went down 1.5-2.5 to sixth-ranked Iran despite R Vaishali (Elo ranking 2149) a success on the head board against Sarasadat Khademalsharieh, the very excellent rated participant within the tournament at 2393.

Bhakti Kulkarni and P V Nandhidhaa misplaced against Mobina Alinasab while Padmini Rout drew with Anousha Mahdian enabling Iran to drag off an upset.

In the 2nd spherical game against Mongolia, Vaishali misplaced to Batkhuyag Munguntuui while Rout and Gomes won and Kulkarni drew her match as India won narrowly.

With two victories, India comprise four Match Aspects (2 for a procure and 1 in case of a scheme) and lie eighth while third-seeded Kazakhstan are on high with 6 MPs, followed by Vietnam, Iran and Indonesia.

The match will resume on October 16 when the males’s matches (rounds four, 5 and six) will happen while females’s matches (fourth to sixth spherical) will probably be held on October 17.

Fits are being played over the weekend. The match is being played on a 9-spherical preliminaries diagram in both males’s and females’s division with a time control of 15 minutes (plus 5 seconds increment).

The stay eight teams will qualify for the knockout stage. Every stage will probably be a duel of two matches.

Money prizes fee USD 20,000 and gold, silver and bronze certificates as individual board prizes within the preliminary phases are up for grabs. The finals will probably be held on October 25.

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