PRAGGANANA­NDHAA, MI­TRABHA IN 2ND SPOT AT WORLD YOUTH CHESS

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - Times Sport -

Irans Aryan Gho­lami shot into sole lead in the U-18 Open cat­e­gory, scor­ing a com­pre­hen­sive vic­tory in seventh round of the World Youth Chess Cham­pi­onship in Mum­bai. In­dia’s Grand Mas­ter R Prag­gnanand­haa slipped to se­cond po­si­tion af­ter set­tling for a quick draw against top seed Sargsyan Shant of Ar­me­nia. He was joined by In­ter­na­tional Mas­ter Mi­trabha Guha, who pulled off his se­cond straight win to take his tally to 5.5 points. The coun­try’s other Grand Mas­ter P Iniyan, too, had to make do with a draw to be within strik­ing dis­tance of the lead trio.

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