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Top-seed Lokesh among leaders in All-India chess tourney

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Top seed N Lokesh and GM norm-holder Ram S Krishnan of BSNL were among the group of 21 players in the lead with 3 points after the third round of St Peter's School 1st All Open FIDE rated chess tournament in Kodaikanal today. Lokesh posted a win over V Kannan while Krishnan defeated P Bagat Singh.

Other winners included International Master R Balasubramaniam and Syed Anwar Shazuli, according to a press note here. The 248-player, eight-round Swiss event concludes on May 21. Important - Round 3: N Lokesh (3) beat V Kannan (2), A Gokula Chandhiran (2) lost to Syed Anwar Shazuli (3), Ram S Krishnan (3) beat Bagat Singh (2), B Swarnamala (2) lost to MV Lakshmi Narayanan (3). R Balasubramaniam (3) beat A N Venkatesan (2), R Abinandhan (2) lost to P Phoobalan (3), Kaushik G Iyer (3) beat Vijay Anand (2), C Sivakumar (3) beat B Prahalad (2), G Shanmugasundaram (2) lost to Saranya Y (3).

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First Published: Fri, May 19 2017. 19:43 IST