Ganguly in hot pursuit of final GM norm

Updated: 25 February 2007 08:27 IST

Double Grandmaster norm holder S S Ganguly technically outplayed GM Espig Lutz of Germany to move closer in pursuit of his final GM norm in the Czech Grandmaste

Pardubice, Czech Republic:

Double Grandmaster norm holder S S Ganguly technically outplayed GM Espig Lutz of Germany to move closer in pursuit of his final GM norm in the Czech Grandmaster open chess tournament here today. Third seed GM Zbynek Hracek added another twist in the tournament tale by defeating overnight leader GM Vladislav Borovikov of Ukraine to emerge as the new sole leader on 6 points after the seventh round ended today. A pack of 15 hopefuls including Ganguly are following the leader with 5.5 points each while top seed GM K Sasikiran and GM P Harikrishna are among the next lot with 18 others. (PTI)

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