Republic World – India Clinch Gold After Dramatic Chess Olympiad 2020 Finale, Russia Declared Joint-winners

In a dramatic finish at the 2020 Chess Olympiad, India have been crowned as joint gold medal winners along with Russia on Sunday. Taking the final to the very last breath, two Indian players were declared to have lost on time in the final round. However, both the players had faced a connectivity issue, as a result of an internet …

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The Bridge – Why the Chess Olympiad victory is an important milestone for India?

Sunday was a historic day for Indian chess fraternity. The Indian team were declared joint-winners along with Russia in the FIDE online Olympiad after the grand finale was hit by server malfunction and internet disruptions. Russia sealed the deal initially after India’s Nihal Sarin and Divya Deshmukh lost out on time in the second leg of the final as they suffered from …

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