Shete, Kulkarni share lead

Sports Reporter
Saturday, 29 September 2018

Giant killer Sammed Shete kept up his winning ways, as he stunned  International Master K Rathnakaran to record his second consecutive win over International Master in the span of two days.  

Pune: Maharashtra players International Master Vikramaditya Kulkarni and Sammed Shete moved into the joint lead with 6.5 points at the end of the seventh round in the 15th Shri Maheshwaranand Saraswati Memorial All India Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament in Pune on Friday.

Giant killer Sammed Shete kept up his winning ways, as he stunned  International Master K Rathnakaran to record his second consecutive win over International Master in the span of two days.  
 
Results: 
Round Seven (White and Black):    

Sammed Shete 6.5 bt IM Rathnakaran K 5.5pts; IM Vikramaditya Kulkarni 6.5 bt Ritviz Parab 5.5; IM Sameer Kathmale 5.5pts drew with GM Sundararajan Kidambi 5.5; AGM Kiran Panditrao (CRSB)(5.5 pts) drew with IM Satyapragyan Swayangsu 5.5; Heramb Bhagwat 5 lost to Harikrishnan A.RA 6;
Muthaiah Al 5.5 bt Manish Joshi 4.5; Kashish Jain 4.5 lost to IM Abhishek Kelkar 5.5; FM Sohan Phadke 5.5 bt Sanjeev Nair 4.5; Atul Dahale 5 drew with Vedant Pimpalkhare 5; FM Vinay Kumar Matta 5.5 bt Aryan Shah 4.5; Jail Digambar 5.5 bt FM SG Joshi 4; IM Chandreyee Hajra 5bt AFM Arnav Mehete 4; AIM Rakesh Kulkarni 4.5 bt Ayush Mahajan 3.5; Jayant Katdare 5.5 bt Pranit Kothari 4.5; Kapil Lohana 5bt Rohit Mokashi 4.5; Shubham Kumthekar 5 bt Kushagra Jain 4.

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