Sunday, November 18, 2007

Daijiworld Media Network – Mangalore (NR)

Mangalore, Nov 18: Top seed Adith Jagadish (4) of the city upset fourth seed Nihal Manjunath (5) also of the city, to emerge as the sole leader at the end of five rounds in the State under-13 chess tournament for boys here on Saturday, Nov 17.

Trailing behind Nihal were Antonio Viani D’Cunha (4.5) and Gahan M.G. (4.5), who split points in their fifth round.

In the girls’ segment, top seed Shristi J. Shetty (4) of Shimoga emerged the sole leader with a one point advantage at the end of four rounds.

Lenita Mathias (3) is trailing Shristi in the leader board.