FIDE Online Olympiad for PWD R5: Poland 2 too strong for India 1
India 1 had a tough time against Poland 2 in Round 5 of FIDE Online Olympiad for People with Disabilities. Both Shashikant and Naveen had no chance against their respective opponents. Kishan scored the only draw for the team to avoid a whitewash. Jennitha got a winning position but she was unable to convert it into a victory. India 2 defeated Mongolia by 3-1, India 3 went down against Romania 1 by 3-1 and India 4 lost to Colombia by 1.5-2.5. India 1 needs to win the last two rounds of the preliminary stage by maximum margin to have a chance to advance to the Semi-Finals. Today Thursday 26th November, India 1 will face Chile in Round 6 starting from 7:30 p.m. IST. Photo: Niklesh Jain
Kishan scores the sole draw
India 1 had a tough day at the as they lost to Poland 2 by 3.5-0.5. Kishan Gangolli was the only one from the team to make a solid draw. Jennitha had a winning position but she misplayed, lost her advantage and eventually the game. India 2 beat Mongolia by 3-1, India 3 lost to Romania by 3-1 and India 4 lost to Colombia by narrow margin of 2.5-1.5
Poland 2 - India 1: 3.5-0.5
Shashikant played very passive which allowed his opponent IM Jacek Stachanczyk to launch a relentless attack.
Kishan was the only one from the team to score a half point against IM Piotr Dukaczewski.
Naveen Kumar also had a strong opponent in the form of Michal Wolanski.
Jennitha was the only one from the team who got a decisive advantage, unfortunately for her, she missed it.
Jennitha - Emilia
White is evidently winning here but what is the best continuation?
India 2 - Mongolia: 3-1
Krishna, Subhendu and Soundarya all three scored emphatic victories. Sarita was also on the brink of a victory, she missed a mate in one probably due to time pressure and eventually ran out of time.
Romania 1 - India 3: 3-1
Vivek scored the sole victory for the team. Ashvin, Megha and Pegu couldn't overcome their stronger opponents respectively.
India 4 - Colombia 1: 1.5-2.5
Malika was the only one from the team to score a victory, apart from her Sanjay managed to make a draw with his opponent. Marimuthu and Murahari lost their respective games.
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Standings after Round 5
|1||6||Russia 1||RUS 1||5||5||0||0||10||17,5||91,5||58,0||58,0|
|2||17||Poland 2||POL 2||5||4||1||0||9||16,0||73,5||49,0||42,0|
|4||3||Philippines 1||PHI 1||5||3||2||0||8||14,0||78,0||61,0||48,8|
|6||7||Ukraine 1||UKR 1||5||4||0||1||8||12,0||51,5||59,5||45,0|
|7||13||Ukraine 3||UKR 3||5||4||0||1||8||12,0||44,5||54,5||42,5|
|9||1||Poland 1||POL 1||5||3||1||1||7||14,5||71,0||55,0||35,8|
|10||9||Russia 2||RUS 2||5||3||1||1||7||13,0||58,0||53,0||34,5|
|12||19||Romania 1||ROU 1||5||3||1||1||7||12,5||43,5||47,0||26,3|
|14||8||India 1||IND 1||5||3||1||1||7||10,5||48,5||64,5||41,3|
|17||22||Colombia 1||COL 1||5||3||0||2||6||12,5||40,0||48,5||24,0|
|18||26||Russia 3||RUS 3||5||3||0||2||6||12,0||60,0||48,0||25,5|
|20||15||Poland 3||POL 3||5||3||0||2||6||12,0||55,5||59,0||30,5|
|21||23||Philippines 2||PHI 2||5||2||2||1||6||11,5||36,0||56,0||27,5|
|24||12||Ukraine 2||UKR 2||5||3||0||2||6||10,5||36,0||56,5||26,0|
|25||43||India 3||IND 3||5||2||1||2||5||11,5||46,0||50,5||20,3|
|28||50||Malaysia 1||MAS 1||5||2||1||2||5||11,0||23,0||42,5||17,3|
|30||34||India 2||IND 2||5||2||1||2||5||10,5||33,0||51,0||19,5|