Shete takes 5 point lead after Round 5

Sports Reporter
Friday, 28 September 2018

State player Sammed Shete stunned International Master Satyapragyan Swayangsu to take the lead with 5 points at the end of the fifth round during the 15th Shri Maheshwaranand Saraswati Memorial All India Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament in Pune.

Pune: State player Sammed Shete stunned International Master Satyapragyan Swayangsu to take the lead with 5 points at the end of the fifth round during the 15th Shri Maheshwaranand Saraswati Memorial All India Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament in Pune.

Maharashtra player Shete opened with king pawn move to outwit IM Satyapragyan Swayangsu from Odisha in 45 moves, which helped him move away from the bunch of following and lead with 5 points after the fifth round.

Meanwhile FM Vinay Kumar Matta from Andhra Pradesh 4.5 defeated International Master Abhishek Kelkar by 3.5 points

Results: 
Fifth Round (White and Black): 

Sammed Shete 5 bt IM Satyapragyan Swayangsu 4; Harikrishnan A Ra 4.5 drew with IM Rathnakaran K 4.5; Muthaiah Al 4.5 bt Heamb Bhagwat 4; FM Ameya Audi 4.5 bt FM SG Joshi 3.5; FM Vinay Kumar Matta 4.5 bt IM Abhishek Kelkar 3.5; Indrajeet Mahindrakar 3.5 lost to IM Vikramaditya Kulkarni 4.5; Ritviz Parab 4.5 bt Sanjeev Nair 3.5; Atul Dahale 4 drew with GM Sundararajan Kidambi 4; IM Sameer Kathmale 4 bt Vedant Pimpalkhare 3.5; Kapil Lohana 4 bt Ayush Mahajan 3; AGM Kiran Panditrao 4 bt Tanisha Boramanikar 3; Swapnil Kant 3 lost to Siddhant Gaikwad 4; WIM Chandreyee Hajra 4 bt Rohit Mokashi 3; Pankit Mota 4 bt AFM Arnav Nehete 3; LP Khadilkar 3.5 drew with Aryan Shah 3.5.
 

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