44th Chess Olympiad 2022 – Round 02

Games of the 44th Chess Olympiad 2022 were started on 29th July 2022 at Mahabalipuram, Chennai. Olympiad consists of two events. Open and women's category. Olympiad will be held in the format of 11 rounds under the Swiss system of Olympiad pairing system.
The second round of both the open and women’s category was held on 30th July 2022 and round started at 03.00 pm. 184 teams were paired for the second round. In the second round, Sri Lanka played against Bahamas in 65th match. Sri Lanka won the round comprehensively scoring 3.5 points. K G T S D Kiriella, FM Ranindu Dilshan Liyanage & IM L M S T De Silva won their respective games while FM Isuru Alahakoon went into a draw with his opponent. Sri Lanka open team will compete with North Macedonia in the third round which is going to begin at 3.00 pm on 31st July 2022.
In the women’s section, 157 teams were paired for the second round. In the second round, Sri Lanka was paired with the Togo team in 57th match and won the round scoring 04 points. WCM G P Y Wijesuriya, WIM S D Ranasinghe, Desandhi Dhihansa Gamage & H M H Janandadi Abeysinghe won their respective games. This gave them a good motivation for the upcoming rounds. Sri Lankan women’s team is expected to play against Canada in the third round that is set to begin on 31st July at 3.00 pm.
Links – Open - https://chess-results.com/tnr653631.aspx?lan=1&art=32...
Link – Women - https://chess-results.com/tnr653632.aspx?lan=1&art=32...
Report from CFSL
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