Erigaisi, Vaishali emerge champions in Tata Steel Chess India

Updated: Dec 4 2022 10:20PM

Kolkata, Dec 4 (PTI) Arjun Erigaisi clinched the Blitz title finishing ahead of Hikaru Nakaumura on the concluding day of the Tata Steel Chess India here on Sunday.

The Indian teenager finished with 12.5 points, one ahead of the American wizard after clinching the issue in the penultimate round with a splendid comeback.

The game started out with Arjun going 1. d4. Hikaru played the Nimzo Indian and Arjun was blitzing out his moves from his deep opening preparation.