CHANDIGARH, DEC 23 : Pavit Singh of Delhi with 7 points jumped into sole lead after defeating Rajesh Kumar Nath of Himachal Pardesh in the All India Open below 2000 Fide Rating Chess Tournament 2013 which is being organised at St. Xavier’s Senior Secondary School in Sector 44-C here today.
He is closely followed by a pack of six players Rajesh Kumar Nath,Sandhya M, Sudhir Kumar, Pardeep Tiwari, Sumit Grover and Shubham with 6 points each.
A total number of 243 players are participating in this Event. From amongst these 94 players are International rated players. The players from 16 different states of India are participating in this tournament. The tournament has been organised by Chandigarh Chess Academy
Point position at the end of 7th round is as under
7 pts: Pavit Singh (Dlhi).
6: Rajesh Kumar Nath (HP),Sandya M (TN), Sudhir Kumar (Haryana), PraBidip Tiwari, Sumit Grover (j&K), Shubham Lakudkar (Mah).
5.5: Uppal Anshul (Chattis), Gaurav Kumar (Bihar), Ashutosh Kumar (Bihar), Sahil Tickoo (Haryana), Sanjeev Thakur (HP), Shashwat Chakaborty (Chattisgarh), Vikram Mukhija (Raj), DS Negi (Del), Shubham Sarin (Haryana).
5: Mehra Ujjwal (Punjab), Sushant Manuja (Punjab), Jagdeep Singh Sudan (Delhi), Ishaan Bansal (Punjab), Sayantan Chandra (WB), Bhupendra Kumar (HP), Lakash Gupta (UP), Bhat Siddharth K (Del), Manik Arora (Pun), Anshul K Kaushik (Har), Pratik Shenvi (Mah), Prateek Wadhwa (Chandigarh), Varma Vikrant (Har), Goyal Arunima (Chd), Nitin (Chd), Akshay Anand (Pun), Chandi, Sachin (Mah), Simranjeet Kaur (Chd), Jaskeerat Singh (Chd), Manjeet Poonia (Har), Shuban Saha (WB), Rakesh Sharma (HP), Nilesh Jindal (Har), Harinder Pal Singh (Chd), Sarthak Kapoor (Del), Pardeep Singh Negi (Chd ), Anubhav Tuknayat (Chd), Harjap Singh (Pun).