THE Fiji men's chess team drew with Bahamas 2-2 in their fourth round encounter in the Tromso Chess Olympiad to register their first match point in the 11-round Swiss competition yesterday.
In board one, Candidate Master Calvin Prasad recorded the team's first full point while CM Manoj Kumar settled for a draw on board two.
New Olympiad rep Taione Sikivou, who was substituted for CM Sanmogam Goundar in board three, also agreed to split the point when his game ended in a locked pawn position.
In board four, Jasvindar Singh lost in a close end game play.
Meanwhile, the women's team lost the plot against Barbados in the fourth round losing 1-3.