Harikrishna in joint lead after 3 rounds in rapid chess

September 17, 2020

ChessFIDE Online Chess Olympiad

Reference: https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/sports/harikrishna-in-joint-lead-after-3-rounds-in-rapid-chess-142331

Indian Grandmaster P Harikrishna claimed a share of the top position with Armenian GM Levon Aronian after posting two wins and a draw in three rounds of the rapid competition in the St Louis Rapid and Blitz online chess tournament. The India No. 2 started with a win over US Grandmaster Leinier Dominiguez before settling for a draw with Iranian prodigy Alireza Firouzja. In the third round, Harikrishna pulled off a victory over experienced Russian Alexander Grischuk in 41 moves. World champion Magnus Carlsen was fifth with three points.

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