The Indian men’s team won bronze in chess at the Asian Games here on Friday.
The team comprising Krishnan Sasikiran, Surya Shekar Ganguly, G.N.Gopal and B.Adhiban defeated Iran (Ghaem Maghami Ehsan, Mahjoob Morteza, Toufighi Homayoon, Golizadeh Asghar) 3.5-0.5 in the ninth and last round to finish third.
China beat Philippines 3.5-0.5 in the last round to take the gold. The Philippines settled for the silver.
This is India’s second medal in chess after Harika Dronavalli won a bronze in the women’s individual round.
Keywords: Asian Games 2010