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Chess Olympiad: USA pips India to enter closing

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It was heartbreak for India within the semifinal of the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad because the USA gained the blitz tiebreak 4.5 to 1.5. The Indian aspect led by Viswanathan Anand gained the primary spherical 5-1 however in a superb comeback, the USA beat India on a tiebreak to advance to the ultimate
USA beat India within the semifinal of the Chess Olympiad.
In the tiebreak, solely D Harika gained all three video games whereas Nihal Sarin drew with Awonder Liang.
P Harikrishna misplaced to Jeffery Xiong, B Adhiban succumbed to Roy Robson whereas Koneru Humy misplaced to Irina Krush, and Vaishali R was defeated by Thalia Cervantes Landeiro.
In the primary spherical, Viswanathan Anand beat Xiong whereas Vaishali R surprised Thalia. Harikrishna who’s enjoying from his base in Prague, outplayed Dariusz Swiercz and Harika who was enjoying from her house in Hyderabad defeated Anna Zatonskin to publish a 4-1 win for India.
Nihal Sarin and Koneru Humpy drew their video games over Liang and Irina, respectively, as India assured their win.
A pleasant tactical blow in opposition to Swiercz helped Harikrishna declare a full level for India. The first spherical ended as a large defeat for the USA. Harika stored her poise whereas defending her recreation from a tough place however capitalised on her rival’s blunder for the win.
In the primary spherical, Viswanathan Anand beat Xiong.
In the second spherical, Anand misplaced to Xion, Vidit Gujrathi was crushed by Roy, and R Praggnandhaaa was tamed by Liang whereas Hump and Vaishali drew their video games in opposition to Irina and Cervantes as USA gained with 4-2 win.
Russia, in the meantime, beat China 2-0 within the second semifinal.
Earlier, within the quarterfinals, India defeated Ukraine whereas Americans rallied to beat Kazakhstan after trailing within the first spherical whereas Russia upended the hopes of Hungry 7-5 and China smashed Poland 8.5-3.5 within the different quarter-final matches

The closing will likely be performed between the USA and Russia on Wednesday.