Vaishali wins chess match in Greece | Chess Information


HERAKLION (Greece): Indian Girl Grandmaster R Vaishali on Tuesday received the Heraklion 2022 – eighth Fischer Memorial chess match, scoring seven issues from 9 rounds.
She additionally secured a Grandmaster norm, her 2d, within the procedure and won 20 score issues.
Vaishali, sister of juvenile famous person R Praggnanandhaa, began with a draw towards Greek GM Spyridon Kapnisis and a defeat by the hands of Oleg Korneev (Spain) earlier than scoring 5 instantly wins together with one over the match top-seed Georgios Mitsis (Greece) in spherical six.
She posted a win towards France’s Marco Materia within the 9th and ultimate spherical to complete with seven issues.
Vaishali and Israel’s Yoav Milikov completed equivalent on seven issues however the Indian received the identify at the foundation of a higher tie-break rating.
5-time international champion Viswanathan Anand congratulated Vaishali and wrote on Twitter: “Congrats on a perfect efficiency at Heraklion Open getting her 2d GM norm ! Nice to look our WACA woman win !!”



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