Alekseev downs Negi; Korobov beats Sasikiran

Former Russian Champion Grandmaster Evgeny Alekseev defeated Asian champion Parmarjan Negi while Ukrainian Anton Korobov scored over Krishnan Sasikiran on a bad third round for the hosts in the AICF-AAI Chess Cup here at AAI Institute.

Negi was caught off-guard in the opening itself never quite recovered while Sasikiran misplayed a promising position to lose to Korobov. In the other game of the day, former World Junior Champion Abhijeet Gupta played out an exciting draw with top seed Radoslav Wojtaszek of Poland.

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