Chithambaram leads after 10th round of Int`l Open

PTI| Updated: Nov 22, 2013, 18:25 PM IST

Chennai: V R Aravindh Chithambaram defeated one more Grandmaster and moved into sole lead after the 10th round of the Chennai Grandmaster International Open Chess tournament here from Friday.

World Youth silver-medalist Aravindh Chithambaram, who is on a roll with 8.5 points, defeated GM Shyam Sundar.

He has defeated four Grandmasters and two International Masters in his spectacular show so far.

In second spot is Indian Grandmaster Vidit Santosh Gujrathi at 8.0 points.

Important Results (Round 10) : (Indians unless specified)

Vidit Santosh Gujrathi 8 drew Vishnu Prasanna V 7.5, Shyam Sundar M 6.5 lost to Aravindh Chithambaram V R 8.5, Hayrapetyan Hovik (ARM) 6 lost to Lalith Babu M.R 7, Borovikov Vladislav (UKR) 7 bt Deepan Chakkravarthy J 6, Ravichandran Siddharth 6.5 drew with Babujian Levon (ARM) 6.5, Papin Vasily (RUS) 6.5 drew with Swapnil S.Dhopade 6.5, Mirzoev Azer (AZE) 6.5 bt Swayams Mishra 6,Ter-Sahakyan Samvel (ARM) 6.5 bt Baghdasaryan Vahe (ARM) 5.5.