Abhijeet loses but Indian youngsters impress in Abu Dhabi Masters

India’s Abhijeet Gupta suffered a shock defeat but young D Gukesh held highly-regarded Grandmaster Valdimir Akopian of Armenia to a creditable draw in the second round of Abu Dhabi Masters chess tournament here on Thursday.

Abhijeet went for the French defence and made a costly middle game error to eventually go down to Gumay Mammadzada of Azerbaijan.PTI

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