The Indian men’s bridge team amassed 102.6 points in 48 boards against China after three rounds in the six-round semi-final contest at the Asian Games here on Tuesday. While India had 102.6 points, China scored 75.
In Session 1 of the semifinals, India had beaten China 62-22 but their rivals returned the favour, surpassing India 31-17 in the second session before session 3 ended with a 22-22 stalemate.
India and China will resume their clash, competing in the remaining three sessions of the semi-final on Wednesday.
The men’s team had assured itself of a medal after reaching the semifinals on Monday. The women’s and mixed teams could not make it to the last-four on Monday.
India had clinched a gold (men’s pair) and two bronze medals (men’s team and mixed team) in the last edition at Jakarta.
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