Mr Commonwealth is sole leader with three rounds left

The 2019 Commonwealth Chess Championship began successfully under the aegis of the Delhi Chess Association. The tournament consists of 94 players with 13 Grandmasters and 11 International Masters.

The multiple times Commonwealth Champion GM Abhijeet Gupta led the tournament with 5.5/6 after six rounds of play. He has dropped only a half point so far, to GM RR Laxman. He has beaten GM Praveen Thipsay, GM Aravindh Chithambaram, and GM Debashis Das.

Rd. Bo. SNo Name Rtg FED Club/City Pts. Res.
1 1 48 WFM Bommini Mounika Akshaya 2063 IND Andra Pradesh 3,0 s 1
2 1 30 WIM Mahalakshmi M 2245 IND Tamilnadu 3,5 w 1
3 1 18 GM Thipsay Praveen M 2405 IND Maharastra 3,5 s 1
4 1 3 GM Aravindh Chithambaram Vr. 2598 IND Tamilnadu 4,5 w 1
5 1 15 GM Laxman R.R. 2437 IND Tamilnadu 4,0 s ½
6 1 6 GM Debashis Das 2544 IND Orissa 4,5 w 1

 

At 5/6, is Telangana based super talent GM Arjun Erigaisi… (Photo by Amit Sharma)
…and GM MR Lalith Babu, also on 5/6. (Photo by Amit Sharma)
India’s latest International Master Bhakti Kulkarni is displaying her great form and is on 4.5/6. (Photo by Amit Sharma)

Rank after Round 6

Rk. SNo Name FED Rtg Club/City Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3
1 1 GM Gupta Abhijeet IND 2606 Delhi 5,5 0,0 20,0 23,0
2 7 GM Erigaisi Arjun IND 2526 Telangana 5,0 0,0 19,0 22,0
3 4 GM Lalith Babu M R IND 2571 Andra Pradesh 5,0 0,0 18,0 20,5
4 3 GM Aravindh Chithambaram Vr. IND 2598 Tamilnadu 4,5 0,0 21,0 23,5
5 27 IM Saravana Krishnan P. IND 2290 Tamilnadu 4,5 0,0 20,0 22,5
6 21 WGM Kulkarni Bhakti IND 2380 Goa 4,5 0,0 20,0 22,5
7 2 GM Narayanan.S.L IND 2603 Kerala 4,5 0,0 19,5 22,0
8 10 GM Swapnil S. Dhopade IND 2488 Maharastra 4,5 0,0 19,5 21,5
9 6 GM Debashis Das IND 2544 Orissa 4,5 0,0 19,0 21,5
10 5 GM Deepan Chakkravarthy J. IND 2557 Tamilnadu 4,5 0,0 18,0 21,0