Indians struggle in Parsvnath International Chess

Grandmaster Aleksej Aleksandrov of Belarus defeated overnight leader Grandmaster Vaibhav Suri of India to be in joint lead after the end of the eighth round of the premier section of Parsvnath International Chess Festival.

Marat Dzhumaev of Uzbekistan accounted for Commonwealth champion M R Lalith Babu in another match to join Aleksandrov on 6.5 points and the two will clash in the penultimate round.

Aleksandrov ended the dream run of Suri from the black side of a closed Ruy Lopez. The Delhi boy could not keep pace with his counter-attack when black’s pieces came hurling at the kingside and the result was a smooth attack and a swift victory for Aleksandrov.

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