In the women’s section, the top-seeded India defeated France 2.5-1.5. Tania Sachdev was the star, with her win over Andreea Navrotescu on the fourth board. The other games, featuring Koneru Humpy, Dronavalli Harika and R. Vaishali, were drawn.
However, India 2 were blanked 1-3 by Georgia, for which, Lela Javakhishvili and Meri Arabidze posted wins over Soumya Swaminathan and Divya Deshmukh.
The match between India 3 and Brazil ended 2-2. P.V. Nandhidhaa defeated Kathie Goulart Librelato, but Pratyusha Bodda lost to Juliana Sayumi Terao.
Arjun Erigaisi scored a crucial victory over Mircea-Emilian Parligras to help India defeat Romania 2.5-1.5. All the other three games, featuring Pendyala Harikrishna, Vidit Gujrathi and S.L. Narayanan, were drawn.
India 2 also won 2.5-1.5 against the fourth-seeded Spain. D. Gukesh defeated Alexei Shirov and B. Adhiban beat Eduardo Iturrizaga Bonelli. R. Praggnanandhaa went down to Jaime Santos Latasa, while Nihal Sarin and David Anton Guijar drew.
India 3 defeated Chile 2.5-1.5, thanks to the wins of S.P. Sethuraman and Abhimanyu Puranik.
India 3 defeated Chile 2.5-1.5, thanks to wins from S.P. Sethuraman and Abhimanyu Puranik, against Fern Morovic and Hugo Lopez Silva. respectively. They made up for the loss of Karthikeyan Murali to Pablo Salinas Herrera.
India 3 women too is leading 2-1 in the match against Brazil, riding on P.V. Nandhidhaa’s win over Kathie Goulart Librelato.
In the women’s section, Tania Sachdev scored an important win over Andreea Navrotescu to help the top seed India take a 2-1 lead against France. The top two boards, featuring Koneru Humpy and Dronavalli Harika were drawn though.
World champion Magnus Carlsen checkmated Gillan Bwalya in 26 moves to give Norway a 1-0 lead against Zambia.
In the women’s event, Koneru Humpy was held to a draw by Marie Sebag on the top board in the match between India and France.
It was a draw on the top board in the match of India 3 too in the women’s section against Brazil. Eesha Karavade split the point with Julia Alboredo.
India dropped one point collectively from the second and fourth boards in the match against Romania in the open section. Vidit Gujrathi and S.L. Narayanan drew their games against Constantin Lupulescu and Vlad-Cristian Jianu, respectively.
India 3 is doing well after its disappointment in the fourth round on Monday. It is leading 1.5-0.5 against Chile, thanks to Abhimanyu Puranik’s 40-move win over Hugo Lopez Silva, who had to pay the price for wrongly handling his bishop 10 moves earlier.
On the top board in this match, Surya Shekhar Ganguly was held to a draw by Cristobal Henriquez Villagra.
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