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Indian women’s team extends unbeaten run at 44th Chess Olympiad MPNRC News

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The Indian Women’s A team maintained their sole lead in the women’s division with 14 points at the 44th Chess Olympiad in Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu on Friday with a seventh straight win against sixth seed Azerbaijan 2.5-1.5.

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India A faced some difficulties as Hampi lost in the first game. However, Tania Sachdev and R Vaishali once again fought hard to win while Harika Dronavalli also fought hard to share the points. Vaishali played brilliantly in the draw, putting pressure on the opposition with precise positive play and scoring a delightful goal at the end. victory

Vaishali later commented, “By the 40th turn, my game was tied and I thought of a draw. After the Hampi defeat, I had to keep pressing and, interestingly, it was a position that we worked with Boris Gelfand in the camp and I followed his instructions to a ‘T’.

What characterizes the Women’s A team is the ability of each player to come out victorious when the team needs it most.” The way Harika, Vaishali and Tania continue to play in this pressure situation is very pleasing. The players understand the situation well and deliver,” said India A captain Abhijit Kunte.

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Meanwhile, in the open division, India A hit the accelerator when it mattered, defeating fellow compatriots India C by a score of 3-1. Arjun Erigaisi defeated Abhijit Gupta and SL Narayanan defeated Abhimani Puranik, while Panetta was held to a draw by Harikrishna by Surya. Shekhar Ganguly and SP Sethuraman forced Vidit to split the points.

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After losing to Armenia in the sixth round, India B bounced back against Cuba with a 3.5-0.5 scoreline and De Gukesh led the way once again to secure their seventh straight win in the tournament. Nihal Sarin and R Pragyanandha also expressed their happiness. Adhiban B remained drawless with two fine wins.

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A star-studded USA team suffered another setback, as Armenia held them to a 2-2 draw to keep their sole eye on top of the table with 13 points. India A and India B, USA, Uzbekistan are trailing with 12 points each.

In the women’s group, India B lost to Greece 1.5-2.5.

Divya Deshmukh picked up the lone win for India while Vantik Aggarwal and Soumya Swaminathan lost their match and Mary Ann Gomes had to settle for a draw.

India women’s team defeated Switzerland 3-1.

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