Five share lead after end of fourth round

Updated: 25 February 2007 08:27 IST

Five players shared the lead after round 4 of Bharat Petroleum 39th National 'A' Chess Championship in Nagpur.

Nagpur :

Grandmasters Dibyendu Barua, K Sasikiran and P Harikrishna along with International Masters S S Ganguly and Sriram Jha shared the lead after the fourth round of Bharat Petroleum 39th National 'A' Chess Championship here today. In his fourth round game, GM P Harikrishna played it safe by agreeing to split the point with GM Abhijit Kunte in 16 moves. Overnight joint leader IM Ganguly also shared points with GM P M Thipsay after 15 moves. The game on other board between IM P Konguvel and WIM Swati Ghate also ended in a draw. However, GM Sasikiran took his tally to 3.5 points beating IM D V Prasad. (PTI)

Topics : Chess
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