KOLKATA: The fancied names faced little challenge and picked up easy wins in the second round of the 21st The Telegraph Schools’ Chess here at the Gorky Sadan on Wednesday.
Among the higher rated players in the fray only sixth-seeded Chandrashish Majumdar of Saint Xavier’s Collegiate School and eighth-seeded Aubhropratim Manna of Don Bosco (Park Circus) had to work hard to get past their respective opponents Bibaswan Ghosh of Bidhannagar Govt. High School and Bigyananda Singh of Eagle High School (Manipur).
On the top boards, Sayantan Das of Scottish Church School, Satyajit Kundu of Vivekananda Mission School, Prince Bajaj of Delhi Public School (Ghaziabad) and Diptayan Ghosh of South Point School consolidated their tally with easy wins.
Important results: G. Avyakth 1 lost to Sayantan Das 2; Satyajit Kundu 2 bt Bidita Shenoy 1; Ayush Bardhan 1 lost to Prince Bajaj 2; Diptayan Ghosh 2 bt Bikranta Ghosh 1; Bibaswan Ghosh 1 lost to Chandrashish Majumdar 2; Bigyananda Singh 1 lost to Aubhropratim Manna 2; Bipraditya Mukhopadhyay 1 lost to Sayan Bose 2; Samrat Ghorai 2 bt Chandramouli Gupta 1; Biswadeep Saha 1 lost to Aditya Chakraborty 2; Dhee Sankar 2 bt Debangshu Chakrabarti 1. — Principal Correspondent