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GM Deepan in sole lead at Mumbai chess tournament

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Grandmaster Chakkravarthy of took the sole lead after round five of the IIFL Wealth 3rd International Open Tournament after scoring a 61-move victory over state mate and International Master S Nitin here today.

has won all of his five games so far and will be facing defending champion GM in the sixth round.

In other results, the top-board encounter between Adam Horvath and ended in a draw. Adam, David and six other players are close on Deepans heels with a score of 4.5 out of 5.

In the junior section, and Nikhil Magizhnan won crucial games against and Mahitosh Dey respectively to take the joint lead with 5 out of 5.

The 'game of the day' prize, awarded to the winner of the best played game of a particular round, was won by 11-year -old Gukesh D.

Gukesh and six other players are currently placed second with 4.5 out of 5.

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First Published: Thu, January 04 2018. 21:20 IST