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Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Delhi Chess Open 2012 R4-Six players in joint lead

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Hi everyone,

The chess news from the Parsvnath Delhi International Chess Open is that six players are in joint lead after three rounds. The top boards saw two upsets. IM Vaibhav Suri beat fifth fifth seed GM Andrei Deviatkin on the top board while Diptayan Ghosh beat GM Richard Bitoon of Philippines. 

Grandmasters K Sasikiran and Koneru Humpy being felicitated in New Delhi.

Six players including Suri, Ghosh and IM Master Ashwin Jayaram, who beat Puneet Jaiswal in the fourth round battle, are leading the point table with perfect scores. Top seed Sandipan Chanda also beat Chinese Bai Jinshi but second seed Belarusian GM Aleksej Alexksandrov had to draw with IM B S Shivananda. 
On the occasion, the local chess association also felicitated GM K Sasikiran and Koneru Humpy. 

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