Pakistan routs Libya 4-0 in Chess Olympiad


Pakistan players produced their best when they routed strong Libyan team 4-0 to chalk out their second win in third round of 39th Chess Olympiad in Khanty Mansiyk (Russia) on Thursday.

Pakistan quartet led by International Master Mahmood Lodhi, Aamir Karim, Wasim Akram and Tanvir Gilani forced their opponents to resign with their tactical and cerebral play.

Mahmood Lodhi beat Ghattour Mosab, Aamir overpowered Shahrani Ibrahim, Wasim defeated El Sabri and Tanvir edged past Naser Khalid.

Pakistan which lost their opening game against Chile and beat Haiti got eight points to the credit from 12 games sofar.

Over 100-nations from all over the globe are featuring in the 19- day championship.

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