IM Swapnil Dhopade of Railways continued his winning form emerging the sole leader with three points after the third round of the Tata National premier chess at Khudiram Indoor Hall here on Wednesday.

The results (Round 3): Neelotpal Das (2.5) drew with G.N. Gopal (2.5), M.R. Lalith Babu (1.5) lost to Swapnil Dhopade (3), Saptarshi Roy (2) drew with B. Adhiban (2), Sahaj Grover (2) drew with Debashis Das (2), Anurag Mhamal (1.5) lost to M.R. Venkatesh (2.5), S. Arun Prasad (2) drew with Abhilash Reddy (2), S. Satyapragyan (2) drew P. Kartikeyan (2), S.P. Sethuraman (1) lost to Swayams Mishra (2), S.L. Narayanan (1.5) drew with Deep Sengupta (1.5), Deepan Chakravarthy (2) bt Mary Ann Gomes (1), Bitan Banerjee (1.5) drew with Abhijit Kunte (1.5), Murali Kartikeyan (1) lost to Vidit Gujarathi (2), Sundarajan Kidambi (2) bt Pratik Patil (1), Aravindh Chithambaram (1.5) drew with Praveen Thipsay (1.5), V.A.V. Rajesh (1.5) drew with Sagar Shah (1.5), K. Praneeth Surya (1) lost to Dibyendu Barua (1.5), Diptayan Ghosh (1.5) bt Arindam Mukherjee (0.5), Shasikant Kutwal (0.5) lost to G. Akash (1.5), Atanu Lahiri (0.5) lost to S. Ravi Teja (1.5), Sohan Phadke (1) drew with B.T. Muralikrishnan (1), Suvrajit Saha (0.5) drew with C.R.G. Krishna (0.5), Ram S. Krishnan (0) lost to C. Praveen Kumar (1).

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