Mayor's Chess Cup Round 5 - Chadaev, Rahman, Gomes in Joint Lead
Attila Czebe of Hungary was the only GM casualty, losing to local lad Rakesh Kulkarni, much to the delight of the watching audience. Untitled Atul Dahale defeated Hungarian IM Anita Gara. A total of 17 Grandmasters apart from 35 International Masters and Women Grandmasters from 11 countries are taking part in the event. The countries are India, Bangladesh, Indonesia, USA, Nepal, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Belarus, Hungary, Russia, Kazakhstan. Philippines. GM Alexej Aleksandrov from Belarus (2606).