Magnus Carlsen moved to joint third spot one point behind Abdusattorov subsequent to beating Parham Maghsoodloo. Three rounds remain.
The Gukesh-Praggnanandhaa game saw a wild swing of fortunes on the sixteenth move. Gukesh might have caused problems after his rook move, yet Praggnanandhaa’s reaction of moving the sovereign moved all the benefit to his more youthful rival.
Gukesh read the position better, laid out an additional cleric on the board and fixed the noose to wind around a checkmating net around Praggnanandhaa’s top dog. Praggnanandhaa saw the pointlessness of going on in a sad position and surrendered right away.
In the Challengers area, both B. Adhiban and R. Vaishali were associated with drawn experiences.
Notwithstanding, the 30-year-old Ankita had the stores of energy to get through. It was a more fearless presentation by Ankita as she needed to save two match focuses from being down 4-6, 3-5 to turn the match on its head.
In their past experiences, Ankita had lost to Karman in three sets each in 2018 and 2019, subsequent to beating her in straight sets in 2017.
In the elimination rounds, Ankita will challenge the Wimbledon semifinalist Tatjana Maria of Germany. Valeria Savinykh beat the hero of the last competition in Bhopal, Anastasia Tikhonova, to set up the other elimination round against second seed Nigina Abduraimova of Uzbekistan.
Dubai, Jan 26 (PTI) Shubhankar Sharma couldn’t get a hit on the first day of the season of the Legend Dubai Desert Exemplary as weighty short-term downpour constrained a postponement at the Majlis Course at the Emirates Golf Club.
Sharma will currently come join the fun his most memorable round right off the bat Friday and will have a drawn out day as he will then be expected to begin the subsequent round, as well, late in the early evening.
Sharma plays his first and second adjusts with Jordan Smith and Thorbjorn Olesen.
Thomas Pieters, who missed the cut at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Titles where he was shielding the title, hoped to offer to set things right as he was 5-under through 15 openings when haziness halted play.
Double cross top dog here, Rory McIlroy was one-under through 15 openings and sitting on a four-foot putt for birdie on the seventh, his sixteenth opening of the day.
With under five hours accessible on Thursday by virtue of a six-hour five-minute postponement, there was a scramble to complete the round by probably the earliest gatherings to jump start.
Just two gatherings from either side had the option to get done, with three players, Matthew Jordan, Daniel Gavins and Oliver Wilson – – all from Britain – – checking 4-under 68 each.
Thomas Bjorn, the previous Ryder Cup commander, completed 2-under in blurring light, as did individual Dane, Oliver Hunderball, who came in for Richie Ramsay, a late withdrawal.
McIlroy opened his round with a birdie on the tenth, missed the green on the twelfth and finished with an intruder and afterward again missed the green on Par-3 fifteenth and neglected to opening a 9-foot putt briefly intruder.
He did well to birdie the eighteenth in the wake of getting on to greenside shelter with his subsequent shot and afterward putted from nine feet to get to try and standard. A decent chip-putt from 35-odd yards saw him get to red numbers.
He was 1-under through 15 openings and had a short birdie putt on his sixteenth opening, when play was halted because of obscurity. He will return ahead of schedule to finish the round.
The morning begin was postponed by more than six hours by virtue of weighty short-term downpour in view of which the circumstances at the Emirates Golf Club were somewhat troublesome, with standing water at different spots, including the principal fairway.
There was likewise a harm to the fortifications. There was likewise a rainstorm in the early long stretches of Thursday and afterward there were a few light showers while play was on.
Play at last started off at 1.15pm after the ground staff set forth some astounding measure of energy to make the course playable.