Sasikiran Keeps India in Hunt for Historic Podium Finish in Chess Olympiad

Updated: 13 August 2014 12:43 IST

Sasikiran's 48-moves win against Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu raised visions of a best-ever Indian finish.

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Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran guided Indian men to a creditable 2.5-1.5 victory over Germany in the 10th and penultimate round to stay in contention for a podium finish at the 41st Chess Olympiad here.

Sasikiran's 48-moves win against Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu not only raised visions of a best-ever Indian finish but also set the tone for what could be the first ever Olympiad medal for India.

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