K. Vaisalie, with five points at the end of the fifth round, emerged the sole leader in the girls' category in the Velammal's State under-11 chess championship here on Tuesday.
In the boys' section, Aniruddh Aiyengar and A. Prathish shared the lead with five points each.
Important results (fifth round):
Boys: Aniruddh Aiyengar 5 bt Niranjan Nadarajan 4; A. Prathish 5 bt Hemanth Raam 4; M. Arvind 4.5 bt R. Dileep Kumar 4; S. Jayakumar 3.5 lost to A.Ra. Harikrishnan 4.5; M. Manoj Prabhakar 3.5 lost to A. Vaibhav 4.5; P. Elancheralathan 4.5 bt P. Mythireyan 3.5; M. Sabhareesh 3.5 drew with V. Varun 3.5; S. Adithya 4 bt R. Viswanath 3; A. Vaisnav 4 bt P. Bhargav 3; P. Yutesh 3 lost to M. Varun 4.
Girls: K. Vaisalie 5 bt A. Harshini 4; M.A. Lathecka Sai 3.5 lost to C.M.N. Sunyuktha 4.5; R. Shalini 3.5 lost to G. Abirama Srinithi 4.5; R. Vaishali 4 bt C. Lakshmi 3; D. Meera 4 bt M. Tejasvi 3; M. Elakkeya 4 bt S.P. Rakshithasree 3; S.G. Kaushika 3 lost to K. Krithigga 4; S. Senthamizh Yazhini 3 lost to S. Sri Vishnu Praba 4; A.D. Iswerya 3.5 drew with G.P.S. Sneha 3.5; M.K. Ilakiya 4 bt K.L. Karthika 3 .