India In Online Chess Olympiad Final For First Time
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Bhubaneswar, Aug. 29 -- New Delhi: India ensured a nerve-racking win over Poland to secure its first ever ticket to final event of Chess Olympiad.
World Women Rapid Champion Koneru Humpy won a decisive Armageddon game with black against Monika Socko taking the Indian team to the final of (FIDE) International Chess Federation Online Chess Olympiad.
Humpy held her nerve and pulled off a 2-1 victory in the tie-breaker for team India which had already lost the first round 2-4.
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The win now means that India whose earlier best finish in the olympiad was a Bronze will now have definitely have either a Gold or Silver medal.
India will now face either USA or Russia in the s...
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