Nihal Sarin loses to Wesley So in Global Championship final

Nihal Sarin
It was a memorable outing for Nihal Sarin. Photo: Twitter@@chesscom_in

Indian Grandmaster Nihal Sarin went down to Wesley So in the final of the inaugural Global Championship.

American GM So won 4.5-1.5 with two games to spare. So led 3-1 going into Monday's final round.

So took home the first prize of $200,000, while Keralite Nihal was richer by $100,000.

The 18-year-old from Thrissur had rallied to stun Dutch Anish Giri 5-4 for a place in the final.

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