54th National Challengers Chess Championship 2016

Aravind Chithambaram and 11 others share the lead

Top seeded  GrandMaster Aravind Chithambaram  from  Tamil Nadu shared the lead with 3 points  after the 3rd round of the 54th National Challengers Chess Championship 2016 at Amity University Noida  here today.

A convincing win on the top board with fellow Tamil Nadu Player International Master Ramnath Bhuvanesh, shared  GrandMaster Aravind Chithambaram on top of the tables. He now shares the lead with 11 others.

In another interesting top board game Aradhya Garg of Delhi shocked the Grandmaster Vishnu Prasanna of  Tamilnadu. Garg transferred the kings side attack at the right time with his Queen and Knight that earned a pawn and then the game on move no 66.

One more good show by Pradip Ghosh from RSPB ,this time the victim is International Master from Airport Authority of India V A V Rajesh .

Bachchu Singh, City Magistrate, Noida and Dr. B Shukla-  Vice Chancellor, Amity University inaugarating the chess championship Playing hall

Results of Round 3

Ramnath Bhuvanesh(2) lost to Aravindh Chithambaram (3),Sunilduth Lyna Narayanan(3) bt Gomes Mary Ann(2), Aradhya Garg(3) bt Vishnu Prasanna(2), Kunte Abhijit(2.5) drew with Kulkarni Vikramaditya(2.5), Dhulipalla Bala Chandra Prasad(2) lost to Gagare Shardul(3), Akash Pc Iyer(2) lost to Bakre Tejas(3), Suvrajit Saha(2) lost to Sriram Jha(3), Nitin(2) lost to Sai Vishwesh(3), Ravi Teja(2.5) drew with Sidhant Mohapatra(2.5), Mehar Chinna Reddy(3) bt Gokhale Chandrashekhar(2)