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Chess team registers first point

Rashneel Kumar
Thursday, August 07, 2014

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.





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