Tuesday, January 1, 2008

Hastings Congress chess: Deep Sen Guptha lies joint second

Hastings, Jan 1 - Saptarishi Roy Chowdhury and S. Satyapragyan scored facile wins, while Deep Sengupta played out a draw in the fourth round of the Hastings Congress chess tournament in this town in Britain.Deep drew with Farhad Tahirov of Azerbaijan Monday and moved to three points, which places him in the joint second place with 20 others.Mark Hebden of England's fourth round victory over compatriot Simon Williams made him the sole leader with 3.5 points.Saptarishi beat Vincent Heinis of France and Satyapragyan defeated Bernard Cafferty of England. Both are tied at 26th place with 2.5 points