Sports Indian GM Nihal Sarin wins Serbia Open chess

Indian GM Nihal Sarin wins Serbia Open chess


Young Indian Grandmaster Nihal Sarin today emerged champion in the Masters’ section of the Serbia Open Chess Championship here. This is the second consecutive tournament victory for the 16-year-old Sarin after he claimed the title in the Silver Lake Open.

SL batting coach Grant Flower tests positive for Covid
Sri Lanka’s batting coach Grant Flower tested positive for Covid-19 today, 48 hours after the squad’s arrival from England and less than a week before the home series against India.

Anand beats Korobov in Croatia Grand Chess Tour
Viswanathan Anand scored an impressive fifth-round win over Anton Korobov of Ukraine in the rapid competition of the Croatia Grand Chess Tour tournament here today. He had drawn his fourth-round game against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan. Russian GM Nepomniachtchi continued to lead the table.

Tokyo bans Oly spectators amid Covid-19 emergency
The Olympics will take place without spectators in host city Tokyo, organisers said today, as a resurgent coronavirus forced Japan to declare a state of emergency in the capital that will run throughout the Games. Agencies

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