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- The Olympiad is scheduled from July 28 to August 10. India is hosting it for the first time and around 2000 participants from 180 countries are expected to compete.
It is his hunger for chess that sets the Norwegian apart, says the five-time world champion
Viswanathan Anand features in the tournament along with other young Indians - Nihal Sarin, R. Praggnanandhaa, Karthikeyan Murali, D. Gukesh, Raunak Sadhwani, Arjun Erigaisi and R Vaishali
In an English Defence game, Anand, playing white, got into an advantageous position and piled on the pressure on the Russian in game three late on Saturday.
Playing with white pieces, Anand needed 66 moves to beat Kramnik late on Wednesday in a match played as part of the "No-Castling" Chess devised by the Russian GM .