India lose 1-3 to Russia in Word Chess Championship pool match
India lost 1-3 to Russia in a fourth Pool A match in the FIDE World Women's Team Chess Championship in Sitges. The defeat came after two straight wins in the tournament. While D Harika managed to hold Aleksandra Goryachkina to a draw, Tania Sachdev and R Vaishali suffered defeats. However, India has already qualified for the quarterfinals and will face France in the fifth and final preliminary on Wednesday.