India grew to become the initially group to advance into the quarter-finals of ongoing FIDE on the web chess Olympiad on Sunday just after it defeated China four-two in the last round of the leading division.
India completed with 17 factors, ahead of China who ended up with sixteen factors. Germany (eleven) and Iran (9) have been third and fourth on the listing respectively. India had kicked off the day by defeating Georgia four-two in the seventh round of leading division. China had received the superior of Vietnam in the 7th round.
India does it! four:two win towards China, 4 draws & two wins on U20 boards. 15-12 months previous Praggnanandhaa R was on the ropes, but managed to flip the tables on Liu Yan & finish with a great six/six score. India requires initially spot in Pool A & is the initially group to qualify to quarterfinals pic.twitter.com/eVOW0IH6IQ
— Worldwide Chess Federation (@FIDE_chess) August 23, 2020
India had overpowered Germany to set up an greatest showdown with China in Round 9.
Towards Georgia, 5-time globe champion Viswanathan Anand drew with Levan Pantsulaia even though P Harikrishna beat Luka Paichadze to give India the lead. Koneru Humpy had a stalemate towards Meri Arabidze, even though D Harika misplaced to Nino Batsiashvili. R Praggnanandhaa and Divya Deshmukh in the finish secured win more than Nikolozi Kacharava and Diana Lomaia to support India cross the 7th round barrier.
Round eight towards Germany was won by India four.five-one.five. Vidit, Bhakti Kulkarni and Vantika Agarwal won their respective encounters even though Harikrishna, Harika and Nihal Sarin played draws.
In last round of the leading division, India defeated formidable China four-two. Vidit played a draw with Planet variety three Ding Liren. Latest globe champion Ju Wenjun had a stalemate towards Harika and Humpy-Hou Yifan’s ended in a draw also. Harikrishna’s match towards Yangyi Yu also ended in a draw. Praggnanandhaa and Divya notched up the considerably-essential wins towards Yan Liu and Jiner Zhu, respectively in the finish.