Dubai Open Chess: Abhijeet Gupta stumbles on final hurdle

Apr 16, 2014    

Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta missed out on a podium finish after losing to Eduardo Iturrizaga of Venezuela in the 9th and final round of 16th Dubai International open chess tournament that concluded in Dubai.Having done all the hard work, Gupta fell at the final hurdle and had to be content with a fourth place finish on 6.5 points.Romain Edouard of France won the tournament defeating top seed Anton Korobov of Ukraine in the final round game. The French Grandmaster ended on a high scoring eight points out of a possible nine and this was amongst his best performanc...

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