Shyam Nikil shares lead with five in National Youth Chess

Top seed Shyam Nikil recorded yet another draw to help five other players join him on top of the leaderboard with 5.5 points after the seventh round of the Dhanalakshmi College of Engg 23rd National Youth (Under-25) Championship, here on Wednesday.

PTI| Updated: Oct 29, 2014, 22:16 PM IST
Shyam Nikil shares lead with five in National Youth Chess

Chennai: Top seed Shyam Nikil recorded yet another draw to help five other players join him on top of the leaderboard with 5.5 points after the seventh round of the Dhanalakshmi College of Engg 23rd National Youth (Under-25) Championship, here on Wednesday.

Shyam was caught in the lead by International Masters Nitin Senthilvel and T U Navin Kanna along with B Kumaran, S Ganesh Babu and M Eashwar (all from Tamil Nadu) respectively.

Nine other players remained half a point behind the leaders at including International Master VAV Rajesh.
Two rounds are still to go in this nine-round Swiss event.