: The Pon Jesly state-level sub-junior chess championship for boys and girls at Nagercoil saw nine participants in the boys' category and eight in the girls' section share the lead at the end of round two.

Important results (round two): Boys: G. Akash (2) bt Ajay Krishna (1), Praveen Kumar (1) lost to D.S. Shashaank (2), Srikanth Ajay (2) bt Sabari Vashan (1), M. Eashwar lost to S.S. Manigandan (2), J. Nishvin (2) bt I. Abishek (1). Girls: M. Sandhya (1) lost to Michelle Catherina (2), N. Akshaya (1.5) drew with P.L. Kavitha (1.5), Priyadarshini (2) bt D. Pritika (1), K. Varschine (1.5) drew with Aarudhra Ganesh (1.5), G. Sushmitha (2) bt S.D.R. Indhuja (1) .

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