October 23, 2020 4:06:47 pm
The highest-seeded Indian ladies’s staff on Friday stormed into the semifinals of the Asian Nations (Areas) On-line Cup 2020 Championship, whereas their male counterparts eked out a combating win over Mongolia to safe the final 4 berth.
The Indian ladies made brief work of Kyrgyzstan within the last-eight spherical, successful the 2 match-ups simply — 4-0 and three.5-0.5 — after having topped the preliminary Swiss system section.
The Indian ladies will face Mongolia within the semifinal on Saturday.
The Indian males, alternatively, got a tricky battle by Mongolia. Each the matches ended with the same 2.5-1.5 scoreline in favour of India.
The Indian males will tackle Iran in Saturday’s semifinal.
Younger lady Grandmaster R Vaishali continued her good run, successful each her matches. She beat Alexandra Samaganova whereas Padmini Rout and P V Nandhidhaa too registered two victories.
Bhakti Kulkarni dropped half some extent to Begimai Zairbek Kyzy within the second match because the Indians underlined their superiority.
Vaishali was in spectacular kind within the preliminary spherical with a rating of 6.5 from 9 rounds to land the gold for the highest board whereas captain Mary Ann Gomes claimed the gold for fifth board with 5 wins from as many video games.
Padmini Rout took silver for third board with 7.5 factors from 9 matches.
Skilled Okay Sasikiran took silver for the second board with a rating of 8/9.
The lads’s quarterfinals noticed the Indian males face a powerful problem from Mongolia.
Within the first match, Nihal Sarin went all the way down to Ganzorig Amartuvshin after a tricky battle whereas SP Sethuraman and Sasikiran posted wins over Tsegmed Batchuluun and Sugar Gan-Erdene respectively whereas captain Surya Sekhar Ganguly drew with Sumiya Bilguun.
Within the second match, B Adhiban performed on the highest board and outclassed Ganzorig Amartuvshin whereas Sarin beat Sumiya Bilguun.
Sasikiran performed out a draw towards Gan-Erdene to safe the win although Ganguly suffered a defeat towards Batchluun.
The match will conclude with the finals on October 25.
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