Know the latest results and updates from the ongoing 2023 Tata Steel Chess India Tournament, which saw Divya Deshmukh win all of her games on Friday to gain sole-lead of the women’s division
According to official schedule, the 2023 Tata Steel Chess India Tournament will run from 31st August through 9th September. Notably, the women’s rapid division will end on 2nd September and the women’s blitz event will culminate on 4th September. Meanwhile, the men’s rapid & blitz competition will be played from 5th September through 9th September.
Tata Steel Chess India 2023 standings, results today, rapid and blitz schedule, date, time, live stream telecast where to watch
Here’s where we stand at the end of day two, and six rounds.
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2023 Tata Steel Chess India Tournament latest results, day 3 schedule, & women’s rapid tournament standings
On Friday, Divya Deshmukh assumed exclusive control of the women’s rapid division at the 2023 Tata Steel Chess India Tournament. Following day two of competition, Divya has played six matches and accumulated 5.5 points. Notably, she defeated fellow Indian players Savitha Shri and Vantika Agarwal on Friday and even managed a stunning victory against American GM Irina Krush. Till now, Divya has won five games and drawn one match to sit at the top with 5.5 points, which is one-point more than her nearest rival.
As of now, the reigning world champion Ju Wenjun is in second-place with 4.5 points after she settled for a draw against Dronavalli Harika. Elsewhere, Russian Polina Shuvalova is in the third position with 3.5 points. Meanwhile, Krush and the Ukrainian defending champion Anna Ushenina have bagged three points each. On Friday, Indian star Koneru Humpy clinched her first win of the tournament by winning against Nino Batsiashvili.
we examine the updated standings from the 2023 Tata Steel Chess India Tournament:
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When And Where to Watch: live streaming & telecast
To enjoy the competition in-person, spectators can visit the venue and acquire tickets on first-come first-serve basis. Meanwhile, the competition will be streamed live through chess.com with commentary.