Indian GM Gukesh wins title at World Chess Armageddon Asia & Oceania event

  • Indian Grandmaster D Gukesh has stunned former world rapid champion Nodirbek Abdusattorov of Uzbekistan in the final to win the World Chess Armageddon Asia & Oceania event.
  • Gukesh emerged winner in a topsy-turvy summit clash.
  • The first game of the ‘new’ match was a draw after a perpetual check from Gukesh.
  • An Armageddon game is a variant of blitz chess to determine a winner after a series of a drawn game.
  • A drawn game in Armageddon is counted as a win for Black.