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The Asian continental saw Indians take four out of five spots for the World Cup 2019

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Devangshu Datta
The Asian continental saw Indians take four out of five spots for the World Cup 2019. The open was won by GM Le Quang Liem, (7.0/9). Dinara Saduakassova (7.5/9 ) won the women’s event. Murali Karthikeyan, Sunilduth Narayanan and SP Sethuraman shared second- fourth (6.5/9 each). Abhijeet Gupta was the other qualifier. R Vaishali finished fifth in the women’s.  Nihal Sarin won the blitz. 

By round nine of the ten-round Goa Open, nine norms had been scored by Indians (K Priyanka scored three). The tally was six IM norms, 1 WGM norm and 2 WIM norms. In the A Group,

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First Published: Jun 28 2019 | 10:22 PM IST

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