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Russia declared joint winners of 2020 Online FIDE Chess Olympiad with which country?

[A]. USA
[B]. China
[C]. India
[D]. Israel

Answer: Option C


On 30th August, 2020 India and Russia were declared joint winners of the 2020 Online FIDE (International Chess Federation) Chess Olympiad after the final was marred by internet disconnection. This was the first time that FIDE was holding the Olympiad in an online format due to the ongoing Pandemic. Initially, Russia were declared winners after two Indian players - Nihil Sarin and Divya Deshmukh lost out on time in the final due to a disconnection in the server.

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