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India misplaced 1-3 to Spain in the tie-spoil after the two-spherical bronze medal play-off resulted in a tie at the FIDE World Crew chess Championship on Saturday. In both the rounds, the groups performed out 2-2 attracts. However Jaime Santos Latasa and David Anton Guijarro defeated Vidit Santosh Gujrathi and Nihal Sarin respectively in the blitz tie-spoil to present Spain the advantage. S L Narayanan drew with Alexei Shirov and Abhijeet Gupta held Miguel Santos Ruiz in the assorted games. This gave Spain victory by a 3-1 margin early on Saturday.
Within the first spherical, Gujrathi, taking half in with sunless, drew Santos Latasa whereas Sarin signed peace with Guijarro in the ultimate sport of that match. The 2 assorted games Narayanan vs Daniil Yuffa and Gupta in opposition to Santos Ruiz too resulted in attracts.
The sample was repeated in the 2nd spherical too as games on the entire four boards inspiring the identical players resulted in attracts.
Spain took the tie-spoil for a 4-2 victory and resolve its first-ever medal in a crew competition.
Meanwhile, China beat Uzbekistan 4-0, winning the two rounds by a the same 2.5-1.5 scoreline. PTI SS SSC SSC
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