Indian GM Iniyan wins World Open online chess – The Tribune India

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Indian Grandmaster P Iniyan won the Annual World Open online chess tournament held recently, having practised at night to get used to the American time zone. The Tamil Nadu player finished with 7.5 points out of a possible nine, with six victories and three draws, to finish ahead of many higher-rated Grandmasters. The event was held in American time zone, meaning that Iniyan was playing from 9:30 pm till 6 am every day. The 48th edition of the annual event was held online due to the Covid-19 on August 7-9. Iniyan had recently defeated world No. 2 Fabiano Caruana in an online blitz event.

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