Chennai: Unknown Sandipan Chatterjee of Bengal outplayed International Master-norm holder Aditya Udeshi of Mumbai in the third round to be among the seven leaders, with three points, in the Canara Bank National sub-junior chess championships here on Thursday. After three rounds, seven boys and seven girls are sharing the lead in their respective sections.
The results: Round three:
Boys: Aditya Udeshi (Mah) 2 lost to Sandipan Chatterjee (Ben) 3, S. Nitin (TN) 3 bt Imtiaz Bora (Asm) 2, Satyajit Kundu (Ben) 2 lost to K. Priyadarshan (TN) 3, Debashis Das (Ori) 2.5 drew Ajay Srikanth (TN) 2.5, Shyam Sundar (TN) 2.5 drew Biswajit Nayak (Ori) 2.5, Abhilash Reddy (AP) 2 lost to Prasanna Rao (Mah) 3, N. Srinath (TN) 2.5 drew Abhratanu Dutta (Ben) 2.5, Harsha Lingala (AP) 2.5 drew Hemant Sharma (Del) 2.5, Santhosh Kumar (TN) 2.5 drew Bitan Banerjee (Ben) 2.5. N. Surendran (TN) 2.5 drew P. Lokesh (TN) 2.5, Fenil Shah (Guj) 3 bt N. Niranjan (Kar) 2,
Viani d’Cunha (Kar) 3 bt Ramnath Bhuvanesh (TN) 2, R.S. Santhoshbaala (TN) 2 lost to Anurag Mhamal (Goa) 3, Girish Koushik (Kar) 2.5 drew A. Ajmera (Raj) 2.5, B. Adhiban (TN) 2.5 bt Sanjay Mishra (Ori) 2.
Girls: Shristi Shetty (Kar) 2 lost to Pon N. Krithikha (TN) 3, Kanuri Tejaswi (AP) 3 bt Mohana Sengupta (Ben) 2, M. Jagadambal (TN) 2.5 drew R. Bharathi (TN) 2.5, Y.G. Sriharika (AP) 3 bt Sukanya Dutta (Ben) 2.
Shalmali Gagare (Mah) 3 bt J. Sahari (AP) 2. M. Khushboo (TN) 2 lost to J. Mohana Priya (TN) 3, A. Niji (Ker) 3 bt Astha Gupta (Raj) 2, B. Pratyusha (AP) 3 bt J. Saranya (TN) 2, Pallabi Roy (Ben) 2.5 bt P.V. Nandhidhaa (TN) 2.