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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Parsvnath India International Chess - GM Parimarjan Negi leads after 6 rounds

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Hello Everyone,

Talented Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi leads at Parsvnath International Chess Tournament in New Delhi after six rounds. The national Indian champion defeated International Master Rahul Sangma in the sixth round to keep a perfect score.

Also, Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta and International Master Sahaj Grover drew with top seed Alexander Areshchenko of Ukraine and fifth seed Slovenian Grandmaster Lenik Luka respectively. An interesting upset was 11-year-old boy Arvaindh Chithambaram beating former world junior champion Vera Nebolsina of Russia.

You can keep track of the tournament at the official website of the Indian chess federation here. You can also find more updated reports of the event at

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