Rashid travelled to Chandigarh with the team but got ruled out of the entire series after Afghanistan captain Ibrahim Zadran indicated that the leg-spinner was not match-fit.
A loss to Anish Giri in the fifth round and to Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France in the ninth round meant Anand finished off at fourth position with five points in the event
The global chess body considered the appeal made by India as three games were affected due to server problems.
Humpy who lives in Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh said though she reconnected with a dongle, the Zoom call window reopened and didn’t get the time to go to www.chess.com window to make a move.
The FIDE, in a statement, said that the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) decision to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics was a factor apart from the spread of coronavirus that prompted it to take the decision