Mysore: Top-seeded Girish A Koushik of Mysore and third-seeded D.Yashas of Shimoga shared the lead with four points each at the end of the fourth round in the Karnataka State junior boys’ chess championship here on Thursday.
In the girls section, Shrishti J Shetty of Shimoga and Mysore’s B.N. Gangamma shared the lead with 2.5 points from three rounds.
Important results: Boys: Girish A Koushik (4) bt Kedar Umesh Vaze (3); D. Yashas (4) bt H.S. Karthik (3); Navalgud Niranjan (2.5) drew M. Suraj (3); L. Vivekananda (3) drew A. Augustin (2.5); S. Shreeshan (3) bt J. Ashwin (2); V.P.S. Darshan (3) bt J. Dhanush (2); K.T. Pradeep (3) bt Ranjan P (2); Chirag M Ramesh (3) bt Samrash (2); A.J. Deshik (3) bt Tejas Prasad (2).
Girls (3rd round): Shrishti J Shetty (2.5) drew Nisha N Patkar (2); B.N. Gangamma (2.5) bt Swathi M.R (1); K. Shruthi (2) bt M. Tulsi (1); H.R. Manasa (2) bt Neha N Patkar (.5).