SPORT

Nassir Wajih wins

NEW DELHI: Railways' Nassir Wajih won the inter-ministry chess championship for the 10th successive time after scoring 7.5 points from nine rounds at the Nirman Bhawan here.

The results (ninth round): N. K. Bhoi (6) lost to Nassir Wajih (7.5); P. Chakrapani (7) drew with Sunil Prabhat (7); A. L. Kalshyan (6.5) drew with Ramesh Prasad (6.5); Rajesh Kumar (6.5) drew with Sanjay Khurana (6.5); J. P. Srivastava (6.5) bt D. K. Chopra (5.5); U. P. Choudhary (6.5) bt Nadeem Akhtar (5.5); A. Sowrirajan (5) lost to S. P. Mahto (6); Pradeep Kumar (6) bt J. M. Baisakh (5); U. K. Kar (5) lost to Kakhai Zou (6); Rajeev Kumar (5) lost to Vivek Mishra (6); Sukhvinder Singh (5) drew with J. S. Aswal (5.5); B. K. Swain (5) drew with Satvir Singh (5).

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