Lalithbabu and Sasikiran Shared lead – Adhiban upsets Parimarjan negi

_MG_0267Lalithbabu and Sasikiran Shared lead – Adhiban upsets Parimarjan negi

Bhavarlal and Kantabai Jain 51st National Premier  Chess Championship is being held at Jain Hills, Jalgaon from 16th to 30th December 2013.The 14 players 13 rounds   round-robin event  attracts a prize money of Rs.10 lakhs. Top 6 players from this tournament will form Indian team for the year 2014 for international Open events.

 In the 4th round of the event, GM debashish das of Orissa scored his 1st victoyr by winning against K. Rathnakaran of railways. In benoni defence playing with white debashish won the game after 41 moves.

2nd Seed GM K. Sasikiran of ONGC won against IM Stany from AAI in sicilan najdorf variation Sai won the pawn on 31st move and converted it to a full point after 49 moves Sasi moves into lead with 3.5 points after 4 games.

IM Ashwin jayaram scored his first victory against IM akshat Khamparia with black pieces, in a closed Queen pawn opening Ashwin outplayed akshat to win the game after 41 moves.

_MG_0269GM B. Adhibaan of IOC created a major upset of the day be defeating Parimarjan negi of BPCL. In Sicilian schevenengean opening playing with white negi misplayed the opening and lost a pawn in the middlegame, adhiban played very well to convert the material advantage into a win. With this win Adhiban moves to joint second position with 3 points.

G Aakash held GM deepan Chakravarthy of TN to a draw, deepan played ruylopez open variation, but missed a tactic in the middlegame to loose a pawn, deepan tried all his tricks to draw the game after 34 moves.

On the top board GM lalithbabu of IOC and GM Vishun prasanna agreed to a draw after 60 moves struggle.

_MG_0284IM Shyam Nikhil and IM Thejkumar played a long game. Thejkumar employed his pet caro-cann defence against shyam and Draw the game after 65 moves.

4th round results

 

Name  

Res.

 

Name  

IM

Debashis Das 2

beat

IM

Rathnakaran K. 0.5

IM

Shyam Nikil P. 1

drew with

IM

Thejkumar M. S. 2.5

GM

Vishnu Prasanna. V 1

drew with

GM

Lalith Babu M.R. 3.5

GM

Negi Parimarjan 2

lost to

GM

Adhiban B. 3

IM

G. Akash 1

drew with

GM

Deepan Chakkravarthy J. 2.5

IM

Stany G.A. 2

lost to

GM

Sasikiran Krishnan 3.5

IM

Akshat Khamparia 2

lost to

IM

Ashwin Jayaram 2.5
5th round pairing

 

Name  

Res.

 

Name  

IM

Ashwin Jayaram

IM

Debashis Das

GM

Sasikiran Krishnan

IM

Akshat Khamparia

GM

Deepan Chakkravarthy J.

IM

Stany G.A.

GM

Adhiban B.

IM

G. Akash

GM

Lalith Babu M.R.

GM

Negi Parimarjan

IM

Thejkumar M. S.

GM

Vishnu Prasanna. V

IM

Rathnakaran K.

IM

Shyam Nikil P.

 Photo Caption

1 4th Round was inaugurated by Mr Sudhir Mahajan, Organising Secrtary Faruk Shaikh ,Sub Inspector Mr Nitin Nehul

2 Guest of the day Keenly following The Games

3 Tournament Hall Photo