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Bangladesh GM Rahman maintains leads at Delhi Int'l Chess

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

GM Rahman defeated defending champion GM of to maintain his sole lead after the end of the fifth round of the 16th International tournament, here today.

The game was a Sicilian Defence opening and it looked to be a dead equal position when Amonatov made an inexplicable blunder by ignoring a queen+rook battery on the b-file.

"It was a lucky win for me today," commented Rahman.

GM deployed Sicilian Defence with black against IM Himal Gusainas the match ended in a draw.

In the B-Category with 783 players being held simultaneously and the tournament was won by Subhra Saha of with nine points. For his victory, Saha won Rs 2.51 lakh.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 19:10 IST