FIDE Grand Swiss Chess: Gujrathi, Adhiban lose in tough day for Indians

On the bright side, Surya Shekhar Ganguly proved equal to fifth seed Yu Yangyi to match the tally of Vidit Gujrathi and B. Adhiban at 2.5 points.

Vidit Gujrathi (in picture) and B. Adhiban lost with black pieces.   -  Rajeev Bhatt

Top Indians had a tough day in the fourth round of the FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss, with Vidit Gujrathi and B. Adhiban losing with black pieces while Viswanathan Anand, P. Hari Krishna and K. Sasikiran were held by lower-rated rivals here on Sunday.

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On the bright side, Surya Shekhar Ganguly proved equal to fifth seed Yu Yangyi to match the tally of Vidit and Adhiban at 2.5 points. He now plays Magnus Carlsen.

Important fourth-round results (involving Indians)

Parham Maghsoodloo (Iri, 3.5) bt Vidit Gujrathi (2.5); Luke McShane (Eng, 3.5) bt B. Adhiban (2.5); Surya Shekhar Ganguly (2.5) drew with Yu Yangyi (Chn, 2.5); Rustam Kasimdzhanov (Kaz, 2.5) drew with P. Hari Krishna (2.5); Yuriy Kuzubov (Ukr, 2.5) drew with K. Sasikiran (2.5); Ivan Saric (Cro, 2.5) drew with Raunak Sadhwani (2.5); Viswanathan Anand (2) drew with Mircea-Emilian Parligras (Rou, 2); Peter Leko (Hun, 2.5) bt Nihal Sarin (1.5); S. L. Narayanan (2) drew with Vadim
Zvjaginsev (Rus, 2); Abhimanyu Puranik (2) drew with Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son (Vie, 2); D. Harika (1.5) drew with Nils Grandelius (Swe, 1.5); Gawain Jones (Eng, 1.5) drew with D. Gukesh (1.5); S. P. Sethuraman (2) bt Brandon Clarke (Eng, 1); Vidal Gonzalez (Cub, 1.5) drew with Soumya Swaminathan (1.5); Vera Nebolsina (Rus, 0.5) lost to Prithu Gupta (1)