India leads Pool A, ahead of China and Germany
China, India, and Germany won all three matches on the first day of play at the Top Division of the Online Chess Olympiad.
Since India won its matches by a bigger score, the team tops the group, ahead of the rating favorite, China. India only conceded one defeat and three draws in the 18 games played so far.
China and Germany won’t cross swords until Round 6 (Saturday), while another decisive match India – China will be played in the final round (Sunday).