Vaibhav, Stany share top spot with 8 pts in Chess

An overview of the participants busy during the 10th round of the National Senior Open Chess Championship at Jammu on Sunday.

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JAMMU, December 16: Vaibhav Suri of PSPB and GA Stany, who only yesterday got the IM norm, were joint leaders with eight points at the end of tenth round in the National Senior Open Chess Championship underway at Gurjar Desh Charitable Trust, here today.

Vaibhav and Stany are being followed by four other players, GM Aravindh Chithambaram, GM Deepan Chakkravarthy, GM Bakre Tejas and IM C R G Krishna with 7.5 points each. Earlier, in the 10th round, Vaibhav defeated GM Anurag Mhamal of Goa while Stany trounced GM Sengupta Deep of PSPB.

The Results: GM Vaibhav Suri of PSPB beat GM Anurag Mhamal of Goa; GM Bakre Tejas of Air India drew GM Aravindh Chithambaram Vr.of Tamil Nadu; IM Stany G A of AAI beat GM Sengupta Deep of PSPB; GM Deepan Chakkravarthy J. of RSPB beat Harshavardhan G B of Tamil Nadu; IM Nitin of RSPB drew GM Swapnil S Dhopade of RSPB;

GM Thipsay Praveen of Maharashtra lost to IM Krishna C R G of RSPB; GM Neelotpal Das of PSPB lost to GM Karthikeyan Murali of PSPB; GM Gupta Abhijeet of PSPB lost to IM Akash of Tamil Nadu; GM Laxman of RSPB lost to GM Chanda Sandipan of West Bengal; IM Rajesh of Tamil Nadu drew GM Karthik Venkataraman of Andhra Pradesh; GM Vishnu Prasanna of Tamil Nadu beat Sammed Jayakumar Shete of Maharashtra;

GM Sundararajan Kidambi lost to Srijit Paul of West Bengal; IM Rahul Srivathshav of Telangana lost to IM Vignesh of Tamil Nadu; IM Shyaam Nikhil of RSPB beat FM Navalgund Niranjan of Karnataka; GM Venkatesh of PSPB beat Surendran of Tamil Nadu; IM Karthikeyan of RSPB lost to IM Girinath of RSPB; IM Viani Antonio Dcunha of Karnataka beat Debarshi Mukherjee of West Bengal; Raahul of Tamil Nadu beat GM Dushyant Sharma of Punjab; Sankalp Gupta of Maharashtra beat Mahindrakar Indrajeet of Maharashtra; IM Mohota Nisha of PSPB lost to IM Rathnakaran of RSPB;.