The highest-seeded Indian ladies recorded three wins on Monday to complete on prime within the Swiss system preliminaries and qualify for the quarterfinals of Asian On-line Nations (Areas) Cup Workforce Championship.
They are going to face Kyrgyzstan within the final eight after topping the preliminary part with 16 match factors (two match factors for a win and 1 for a draw) forward of the Philippines (13) and Iran (13).
On an excellent day for the Indians, they beat the Philippines 3-1 in spherical seven, Kazakhstan 2.5-1.5 within the eighth spherical earlier than edging out Vietnam 2.5-1.5 within the ninth and ultimate spherical.
Within the fixture towards the Philippines, Mary Ann Gomes and P. V. Nandhidhaa posted victories whereas R. Vaishali on the highest board and Padmini Rout on the second board, settled for attracts.
Within the subsequent spherical, Vaishali confronted a reverse towards Bibisara Assaubayeva whereas Bhakti Kulkarni drew Gulmira Dauletova. Rout and Nandhidhaa secured wins to seal the match 2.5-1.5 towards Kazakhstan.
Later within the ultimate spherical towards Vietnam, Vaishali and Mary Ann Gomes have been the star performers, posting wins over Thi Kim Phung Vo and Hong Anh Nguyen as India triumphed 2.5-1.5 after overcoming Bhakti Kulkarni’s defeat.
Vaishali carried out very properly for the top-seeded Indians with 6.5 factors from 9 video games whereas Mary Ann Gomes contributed 5 factors.
After the conclusion of the nine-round Swiss System preliminaries in each males’s and girls’s division, performed with a time management of quarter-hour plus 5 seconds increment, the highest eight groups certified for the knockout quarter-finals.
The match will conclude with the finals on October 25.