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FIDE Online Olympiad for PWD R4: India 1 holds top seed Poland 1 to a draw

by Shahid Ahmed - 25/11/2020

India 1 held the top seed of FIDE Online Olympiad for People with Disabilities, Poland 1 to a 2-2 draw in Round 4. Naveen and Jennitha scored important victories for the team. Shashikant and Kishan almost overcame adversity on the board and got winning opportunities but they couldn't seize them. India 1 is currently at fifth position 7.0/8, a point behind the leaders Russia 1 and Germany. In Round 4, India 2 lost to Russia 2 by 3-1, India 3 beat Canada 3-1 and India 4 held Spain to a 2-2 draw. Today Wednesday 25th November, India 1 will face Poland 2 in Round 5 starting from 7:30 p.m. IST. Photo: Chessfest 2019

Naveen and Jennitha ensure India hold the top seed

Shashikant fought valiantly against Marcin | Photo: Chessfest 2019

India 1 held the top seed of the tournament Poland 1 to a 2-2 draw. Naveen and Jennitha made sure the team secure to valuable points and Shashikant and Kishan both played fantastic but missed the winning opportunities. India 2 lost to Russia 2 by 3-1, India 3 beat Canada 3-1 and India 4 held Spain to a 2-2 draw.

India 1 - Poland 1: 2-2

In a topsy-turvy battle, despite having a difficult position for the better part of the game, Shashikant got a couple of winning chances in the end.

Shashikant - Marcin

Position after 50...Kg7

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Kishan had a decent tactical chance in the endgame but he missed it, allowing his opponent to bounce back.

Lukasz - Kishan

Position after 38.Qc8

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Naveen Kumar made a short work of his opponent Anna Stolarczyk in just 27 moves.

Jennitha scored an important victory after her opponent blundered a complete rook for free.

India 1 held the top seed Poland 1 to a 2-2 draw

Russia 2 - India 2: 3-1

Soundarya Kumar Pradhan once again scored the lone victory for the team against the formidable Russia 2. The Russians had two IMs on the top two boards. Krishna, Subhendu and Himanshi all three lost their respective games against much stronger opponents.

Russia 2 defeated India 2 by 3-1

India 3 - Canada: 3-1

Ashvin, Pegu and Vivek scored three comfortable victories. Mrunali also got a winning position out of the opening as her opponent Louis made a questionable choice of opening. However she was unable to maintain her advantage and eventually lost the game.

India 3 beat Canada by 3-1

Spain - India 4: 2-2

Marimuthu scored the sole victory for the team. Malika and Bhargav drew their respective games. Krishna lost his game against Gavril.

India 4 held Spain to a draw 2-2
FIDE Online Olympiad for People with Disabilities Round 4 | Video: FIDE

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Standings after Round 4

Rk.SNo TeamTeamGames  +   =   -  TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
16Russia 1RUS 14400815,060,034,534,5
31Poland 1POL 14310713,550,033,528,5
417Poland 2POL 24310712,538,031,525,8
58India 1IND 14310710,041,041,034,3
73Philippines 1PHI 14220611,047,036,026,5
826Russia 3RUS 34301611,037,028,520,5
1015Poland 3POL 34301610,537,539,026,0
1213Ukraine 3UKR 3430169,529,537,026,0
137Ukraine 1UKR 1430169,030,541,028,0
1543India 3IND 34211510,526,028,014,5
1719Romania 1ROU 1421159,522,029,511,5
189Russia 2RUS 2421159,025,034,019,0
1927Turkey 1TUR 1421159,019,034,515,5
2139United States of AmericaUSA421158,020,533,518,0
2222Colombia 1COL 14202410,028,031,511,5
2812Ukraine 2UKR 2420248,023,040,014,0
2935Colombia 2COL 2420248,021,034,514,5
3044India 4IND 4412148,020,032,516,8

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