KOLKATA: P. Shyam Nikhil of India, with an Elo rating of 2301, caused a major upset beating Bangladesh International Master Enamul Hossain in the opening round of the third Kolkata Open chess tournament at the Gorky Sadan here on Monday.
Important results (Indians unless stated otherwise): Taibur Rahman (Ban, 0) lost to K. Sasikiran (1), S. Lputian (Arm, 1) bt C. Gokhale (0), A. Tewari (0) lost to K. Humpy (1), V. Laznicka (Cze, 1) bt R. Shetty (0), Mehdi Hasan (Ban, 0) lost to S. Chanda (1), E.G. Maghami (Ira, 0.5) drew with S. Dhopade (0.5), S. Kutwal (0) lost to A. David (Lux, 1). A. Ahmed (Egy, 1) bt A. Thakur (0), S. Phadke (0) lost to N.A. Dung (Vie, 1), E. Hossain (Ban, 0) lost to P. Shyam Nikhil (1). — Special Correspondent