Six players share lead
New Delhi (22 Nov 16) :- Six players including defending champion P Iniyan of Tamilnadu are leading with perfect score after fourth round matches of the ongoing National Sub-Junior Chess Championship at Indira Gandhi Stadium on Tuesday.
Playing with white pieces Iniyan defeated Neelash Saha of West Bengal while Arjun Erigaisi of Telangana, Rajdeep Sarkar of West Bengal and Gukesh D of Andhra Pradesh giving company to Iniyan at top of point table after defeating Marthandan KU of Kerala, Vinay Thomas Abhram of Kerala and Pruthu Deshpande of Maharshtra respectively in the fourth round encounter. Tamilnadu duo Jayakumaar S and Shakti Vishal defeated Arivu Selvan and Vardan Nagpal respectively to share the lead.
In the girls section top seed Arpita Mukherjee of West Bengal along with Sanskriti Goyal of UP and Toshali V of Andhra Pradesh sailed smoothly to the fifth round with perfect score after registering victories over Sneha GPS of Tamilnadu, Meenal Gupta of Jammu&Kashmir and Rutvi Shah of Gujarat in fourth round battles.
Open :- Iniyan P of TN (4) beat Neelash Saha of WB (3); Aronyak Ghosh of WB (3.5) drew with Rahul Srivatshav P of TEL (3.5); Bharath Subramaniyam H of TN (3.5) drew with Harikrishnan A Ra of TN (3.5); Arjun Erigaisi of TEL (4) beat Marthandan KU of KER (3); Vinay Thomas Abraham of KER (3) lost Rajdeep Sarkar of WB (4); Gukesh D of AP (4) beat Pruthu Deshpande of MAH (3); Arivu Selvan A S of TN (3) lost to Jayakumaar S of TN (4); Vardan Nagpal of DEL (3) lost to Shakthi Vishal J of TN (4); Sreeshwan Maralakshikari of TEL (2.5) lost to Rathanvel VS of TN (3.5); Rakesh Kumar Jena of ODI (3.5) beat Prasant N Nayagam of TN (2.5); Arjun Kalyan of TN (3) drew with Vedant Panesar of MAH (3); Aansh Gupta of DEL (3) drew with Nitish Belurkar of GOA (3); Vrandesh Parekh of GUJ (2.5) lost to Mitrabha Guha of WB (3.5); Tarini Goyal of CHAN (3) drew with Utsab Chatterjee of WB (3); Dheekshith Kumar of TN (3.5) beat Dushyant Sharma of PUN (2.5).
Girls :- Arpita Mukherjee of WB (4) beat Sneha GPS of TN (3); Sanskriti Goyal of UP (4) beat Meenal Gupta of J&K (3); Toshali V of AP (4) beat Rutvi Shah of GUJ (3); Khushi Dharewa of WB (3.5) drew with Tejasvi M of TN (3.5); Krithigga K of TN (2.5) lost to Priyanka Nutakki of AP (3.5); Vantika Agrawal of DEL (3.5) beat Samriddhaa Ghosh of WB (2.5); Harshita Guddanti of AP (3.5) beat Nandini Mudaliar of GUJ (2.5); Bhagyashree Patil of MAH (2.5) lost to Lakshmi C of TN (3.5); Aashna Makhija of MAH (3) beat Dhyana Patel of GUJ (2.5); Rindhiya V of TN (2) lost to Priyanka K of TN (3); Palkin Kaur of Del (2.5) drew with Sahithya G of TEL (2.5); Bommini Mounika Akshaya of AP (3) beat Anisha Mishra of ODI (2); Shalaka Pagay of MAH (2.5) drew with Arushi Kotwal of J&K (2.5); Anika Gupta of UP (2) lost to Shanya Mishra of DEL (3); Chinnam Vyshnavi of AP (2.5) drew with Narayani Adane of MAH (2.5).
Open :- Kushagra Mohan lost to Iniyan P; Rahul Srivastshav beat Alok Sinha; Harikrishnan A Ra beat Manu David Suthandram; Prasant N Nayagam drew with Arjun Kalyan; Umadhankar A lost to Arjun Erigaisi; Rajdeep Sarkar beat Arnav Tiwari; Joy Pankaj Shah lost to Gukesh D; Shakti Vishal J beat Hirthickkesh Pr; Jayakumaar S beat Aswin Kuamr BS; Naitik Mehta lost to Vardan Nagpal; Aditya Samant lost to Aronyak Ghosh; Vrandesh Parekh drew with Shubhayan Kundu; Neelash Saha beat Harshvardhan G B; Marthandan KU beat Aditya B Kalyani; Doshi Moksh Amitbhai lost to Arivu Selvan VS.
Girls :- Shanya Mishra lost to Arpita Mukherjee; Priyanka Nutakki drew with Bhagyashree Patil; Dhyana Patel drew with Harshita Guddanti; Meenal Gupta beat Abirama Srinithi; Narayani Adane lost to Toshali V; Tejasvi M beat Bommini Mounika Akshaya; Khushi Dh