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Chess#1320

Fabiano Caruana won a sharp top board encounter against Viswanathan Anand while the other three games were drawn

Chess#1320
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Devangshu Datta
Both Indian teams are doing reasonably well at the Olympiad, though both have suffered minor setbacks. The women drew a match versus Serbia, which they should have won on the basis of superior rating on all the boards. However, they have won their other three matches, to score 7 match points after 4 rounds. This leaves them sharing sixth place in the 11-round team event with five teams having perfect scores (8/8). The surprise so far has been Mongolia, which is in the leader group. 

The men started with three wins but they lost their key fourth-round encounter to the defending

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First Published: Sep 28 2018 | 10:18 PM IST

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