Chess Olympiad: Levon Aronian Held by Parimarjan Negi as India Draw 2-2 Against Armenia

Indian men's team put up a splendid show holding defending champions Armenia to a draw on all boards in the eighth round of the ongoing 41st Chess Olympiad to remain seventh in the leader board. India men are currently placed seventh with 12 points in their kitty.

updated: August 12, 2014 12:35 IST
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Tromso, Norway: The Indian open team on Sunday drew 2-2 their match against much stronger opponent Armenia at the World Chess Olympiad underway in Norway.

The Indian open team had the crucial advantage of playing with white pieces on the first and third boards against the Armenians.

On the top board, Indian GM Parimarjan Negi (elo points 2,645) was up against world number two GM Levon Aronian (elo points 2,805) who is said to be deadly with white pieces.

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