B.S. Samyuktha and V. Rindhiya were the joint leaders in the girls' section with seven points each after the eighth round of the State under-7 chess championship here on Tuesday.

In the boys' category, M. Aditya, Akilesh Viswaa and R. Praggnanandhaa shared the lead with seven points each.

Important results (eighth round): Boys:M. Aditya (Che) 7 bt C. Bragadeshwaran (Che) 6; R. Praggnanandhaa (Tvlr) 7 bt Madhavan R. Mohan (Krg) 5.5; S. Abhishek (Kkr) 5 lost to Akilesh Viswaa (Try) 7; S. Abinesh (Try) 5 lost to G.M. Subbu Krishna Sharma (T. Nagar CA) 6; P.M. Mithun (Tnj) 5 lost to M. Anirud (Che) 6; M. Sathyaroopan (Cbe) 6 bt B.S. Ashwin Kumar (Mdu) 5; T.S. Gowtham (Kanchi) 4.5 lost to V. Satvik (Che) 5.5; P.T. Mukul (Cbe) 4.5 lost to B. Sriram (Try) 5.5; S. Srivatsan (Che) 4.5 lost to A. Sarvesh Kumar (Gurukul CA) 5.5; R. Jayachandra Banu (Try) 4 lost to Aadith Narayanan (Kanchi) 5.

Girls:B.S. Samyuktha (Vel) 7 bt K. Rithikaa (Try) 6; M.K. Poornasri (Tvlr) 6 lost to M.S. Dharsana (Ero) 6; V. Rindhiya (Tvlr) 7 bt S. Shreya (Che) 5; Rakshitta Ravi (Che) 6 bt Shivani Madhu (Sakthi CA) 5; K. Kiruthika (Try) 4.5 lost to N. Harshita (Che) 5; A. Abisuga (Nmkl) 5 bt P.M. Sri Varshini (Che) 4.5; A.S.J. Aruntamil (Mdu) 5 bt S. Rajalakshmi (Vrd) 3; D. Dharani (Kanchi) 5 bt Sreenidhi Ramesh (Che) 4; D. Sadhana (Nmkl) 5 bt R. Krishika Vaishu (Vel) 4; Sheba Sonali Thiagarajan (Kanchi) 4 lost to B. Rakshanaa (Try) 5.

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