The Chess Olympiad being held in India for the first time ever saw a record number of teams taking part in the Open and women's sections.
Chess is making a comeback at the Asian Games after a gap of 12 years. The chess event at the 2022 Asian Games will start on September 11.
India 'A' has 16 match points. The top-seeded USA roared back into contention with a convincing 3-1 defeat of Turkey and joined India 'A' on 16 points at the Chess Olympiad.
The torch relay, which is a part of the Olympic tradition, has been instituted for the first time in a chess Olympiad.