A. Harshini (6 points) emerged sole leader in the girls’ section after the sixth round of the State under-13 chess championship, organised by Tiruvarur DCA, here on Wednesday.

In the boys’ category, Pr. Hirthickkesh and S. Jayakumar were the joint leaders with six points.

Important results: Boys: A. Ra. Harikrishnan 5 lost to Pr. Hirthickkesh 6; S. Jayakumar 6 bt M. Barath Kalyan 4.5; R. Dileep Kumar 5.5 bt Hemanth Raam 4.5; P. Elancheralathan 5 bt T.J. Rathish 4; Sanjay Thiruvengadam 4 lost to Aniruddh Aiyengar 5; R. Prajesh 5 bt J. Dilan Paul Roy 4; V.G. Nishanth 4.5 drew with S. Rohit Vassan 4.5; A. Prathish 5 bt K. Keerthivasan 4; P. Koushik Muthesh 4.5 drew with P. Mythireyan 4.5; S. Adithya 5 bt M.S. Arun 4.

Girls: K. Vaisalie 5 lost to A. Harshini 6; K. Priyanka 4 lost to D. Meera 5.5; C. Lakshmi 5 bt A.A. Megha Krishnan 4; J. Dhivyashree 4.5 drew with S. Senthamizh Yazhini 4.5; T.R.S. Dakshinya 5 bt S.G. Kaushika 4; M.K. Ilakiya 5 bt K. Krithigga 4; R. Srimathi 3.5 lost to G. Abirama Srinithi 4.5; A. Shreyanthi 3.5 lost to G.P.S. Sneha 4.5; S. Pooja 3.5 lost to P. Jasper Jothi 4.5; Jyothsna 3.5 lost to T. Nivetta 4.5.

Big win for

Pudukottai RC

Pudukottai RC registered a 159-run win over National College in a league match of the Oxina Trophy district-level T20 cricket tournament, organised by Krish CC, in Tiruchi on Wednesday.

The scores (league): Krish 142 for nine in 20 overs (R. Selvam 43, M. Saravanan three for 18) lost to Dinamalar TVR 143 for five in 20 overs (R. Santhoshraj 42, M. Saravanan 33, S. Karthikeyan three for 34).

Pudukottai RC 199 for nine in 20 overs (D. Yogeshkumar 44, N. Balaji 36, M. Prithevuraj 30, C. Baskar three for 26) bt National College 40 for eight in 16.4 overs (P. Modilal four for 17).

Sakthi scores ton

Sakthi struck a century as KM CC defeated Kings College by 54 runs in the TNCA-Thanjavur DCA first division cricket league in Thanjavur.

The scores:

I div.: KM 255 for six in 35 overs (Sakthi 138, Arun 62) bt Kings College 201 for eight in 35 overs (V.S. Vasu 33, J. Manirathinam 28, M. Maghava Jothi 35, Arun three for 18).

Edge Fighters 149 in 26.2 overs (P. Sudhagar 30, Ramkumar 27) bt RV Memorial 130 in 31.3 overs (R.R. Kalidas Vandiar 25, Kishore Kumar four for 14, Mohan Babu three for 25).

ICG 141 in 30.4 overs (Jayakumar 28, P. Arun 27, S. Gopi three for 14, David four for 15, Kaliyamoorthi three for 21) bt MMS 127 in 32 overs (G. Vinoth 29, Jayakumar three for 28, Ram Kumar three for 23).

Kapilan Memorial 166 for eight in 35 overs (R. Mukundan 38, S. Vivek Raj 25, M. Prabhu 29, T. Shankar three for 36) bt Sri Ganesh 147 in 32 overs (R. Venkatesh 29, Prince 32, R. Manivannan five for 44).

ICG 153 in 33.4 overs (Rajkumar 31, R. Srikrishna four for 13) lost to KM 155 for four in 23.1 overs (P. Sakthi 39, E. Sivakumar 38, J. Praveen 45).

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