GM Vidit Gujrathi shared the lead with three others at the end of the third round in the second Hyderabad International Grandmasters chess tournament, organised by Cyber Chess Academy, on Wednesday.
Important results: Third round: Vidit Gujrathi 3 bt Sinisa Drazic (Ser) 2; Swayams Mishra 2.5 drew with M.R. Lalith Babu 2.5; Vladislav Borovikov (Ukr) 3 bt Bahruz Rzayev (Aze) 2; Merab Gagunashvili (Geo) 2.5 drew with Ramnath Bhuvanesh 2.5.
C. Praveen Kumar 2.5 drew with Alon Greenfeld (Isr) 2.5; S. Arun Prasad 2.5 drew with S. Ravichandran 2.5; Prince Bajaj 2 lost to Azer Mirzoev (Aze) 3; Mikhail Mozharov (Rus) bt Y.V.K. Chakravarthi 2.
Ivan Popov (Rus) 2 drew with Nikhil Shyam 2; Himanshu Sharma 1.5 lost to Samvel Ter-Sahakyan (Arm) 2.5; S.P. Sethuraman 2.5 bt P. Karthikeyan 1.5; Levon Babujian (Arm) 2 drew with P. Konguvel 2; Aravindh Chithambaram 2 drew with Vasily Papin (Rus) 2; Aniruddha Deshpande 2 drew with Valeriy Neverov (Ukr) 2.
Hovik Hayrapetyan (Arm) 2 drew with S. Ravi Teja 2; Swapnil Dhopade 2.5 bt B. Kumaran 1.5; Shardul Gagare 2.5 bt Pratik Patil 1.5; Vikramjit Singh 1.5 lost to Neelotpal Das 2.5.
Dhulipala Bala Chandra Prasad 2 drew with Deepan Chakkravarthy 1.5; Deep Sengupta 1.5 drew with Ram S.Krishnan 1.5; Sameer Kathmale 1.5 drew with Marat Dzhumaev (Uzb) 1.5; Jacek Stopa (Pol) 2 bt N. Niranjan 1; Abhimanyu Puranik 2 bt Vishnu Prasanna 2. — Special Correspondent