NEW DELHI: International Master Deep Sengupta surprised 15th seed Russian Alexandre Danin and Arghyadip Das held 12th seed Andrei Shchekachev in the sixth round of the Cannes Open chess tournament at Cannes on Thursday.

The results: Sixth round (involving Indians): Alexandre Danin (Rus, 3.5) lost to Deep Sengupta (4.5); Andrei Shchekachev (Fra, 3) drew with Arghyadip Das (4); Satparshi Roy (4) bt Marlies Bensdorp (Ned, 3); Fredric Giua (Fra, 2.5) lost to V. Saravanan (3.5) .

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