Two superpowers clash today!
It is the most crucial game of the entire tournament. India takes on China in the fifth round of the Asian Nations Cup 2016. This match might well decide who goes on to win the tournament. In this article we have the pairings, and the predictions along with four live boards for you to view the games along with powerful functions like livebook, engines, lets check etc.
The Asian Nations Cup Chess Championship 2016 is in progress at the Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan hotel with 20 countries competing for the right to represent Asia in the World Chess Team Championship. Four rounds have been completed and in the open section as expected China lead with 8.0/8. India, who is the second seed and also has a strong team is currently in the second place with 7.0/8. While these points are important, it is clear that the clash between these two leaders will decide who will win this event.
On 1st of April, at 4.30 P.M IST India takes on China in the fifth round of the event. So, who do you think are the favourites? Well, Let's have a look at the pairing:
China will have the white on the first and third boards while India will have white on second and fourth.
Adhiban has always been a strong player with the black pieces. He plays for a win even with black and has beaten many a strong players in the King's Indian in the past. His yesterday's loss to Salem Saleh will spur him on to perform better today. We predict that Adhiban will come out on top against Bu Xiangzhi.
Follow the games live starting 4.30 p.m. IST