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Subject: Chess Olympiad: India and Russia both get gold after controversial final

Written By: Philip Eno on 08/30/20 at 10:55 am

India and Russia have been declared joint winners of a major international chess tournament after two Indian players lost their internet connection during the final round. Chess Olympiad is being held online for the first time this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. India launched an appeal after two of its players lost connection to their games and forfeited on time on Sunday. Officials said these were "unprecedented circumstances".

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