2018 Asian Nations Cup: Indian Chess Teams bag a Silver and a Bronze in Rapid Section

Indian teams won a Silver and Bronze medal in the Rapid section at the Asian Nations Cup 2018 Chess Championship held at Hamedan, Iran. Classic Section is the next event to start in the tournament that started from July 27 and ends on Aug 4, 2018. China and Iran Green won Gold medals as Indian Women won 3, drew 2 and lost 2. Indian Men won 5 and lost 2. Check team and details of every round.

Rapid Rule: 15 Min+10 Sec./Move
Teams in Men’s Section: China, India, Iran , Kazakhstan, Vietnam, Uzbekistan, Iraq, Bangladesh, Syria, Oman and Afghanistan
Teams in Women’s Section: China, Kazakhstan, India, Vietnam, Iran, Uzbekistan, and Syria

Indian Women team won Silver as Iran Green finished third and China finished on top with all 7 wins.
Indian Women’s Team: Harika Dronavalli, Padmini Rout, Eesha Karavade, R Vaishali, Aakanksha Hagawane

    Round 1: Ind def Iran White 4-0
    Round 2: Ind vs Iran Green 2-2
    Round 3: Ind lost to Kazakhstan 1.5 – 2.5
    Round 4: Ind vs Vietnam 2-2
    Round 5: Ind lost to China 1 – 3
    Round 6: Ind def Uzbekistan 2.5 – 1.5
    Round 7: Ind def Iran Red 3 – 1

Indian Men won Bronze as Iran Green finished on Top and China finished second.
Indian MEn’s Team: Surya Shekhar Ganguly, Adhiban B, Krishnan Sasikiran, Abhijeet Gupta, SP Sethuraman

    Round 1: Ind def Bangladesh 2.5-1.5
    Round 2: Ind def Iran Green 3-1
    Round 3: Ind def Uzbekistan 2.5 – 1.5
    Round 4: Ind lost to Kazakhstan 1.5 – 2.5
    Round 5: Ind def Iran White 3.5 – 0.5
    Round 6: Ind lost to China 0.5 – 3.5
    Round 7: Ind def Vietnam 3-1

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