National U-15 C’ship: Mohan, Harshavardhan falter

Sixteen players in joint lead after three rounds.

Representative Image: Kushagra Mohan and Harshavardhan G. B. were held to draw by lower-ranked opponents.   -  C. V. Subrahmanyam

Fourth-ranked Kushagra Mohan was held to a draw by 37-placed Jayachandra S. V. in a third round match of the 44th National Under-15 Open Chess Championship here on Wednesday.

Eighth ranked Harshavardhan G. B. had to share the point with 41-ranked Karthik Sai C.

Altogether 16 players were in joint lead on three points after the third round.

Important results (Round 3)
  • Koustav Chatterjee (Ben) 3 bt Hari R. Chandran (Ker) 2;
  • Aronyak Ghosh (Ben) 3 bt Ashutosh Banerjee (Cht) 2;
  • Jayachandra S. V. (TN) 2.5 drew with Kushagra Mohan (Tel) 2.5;
  • Raahul V. S. (TN) 3 bt Keshav Kothari (Kar) 2;
  • Yutesh P. (TN) 2 lost to Moksh Amit Joshi (Guj) 3;
  • Mendonca Leon Luke (Goa) 3 bt Abhinessh S. (TN) 2;
  • Karthik Sai C. (Tel) 2.5 drew with Harshavardhan G.B. (TN) 2.5;
  • Polakhare Aryan (Mah) 2.5 drew with Rakshith Srinivasan (Kar) 2.5.

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