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Humpy shares lead

By Our Chess Correspondent

CHENNAI, JAN. 29. Grand Master Koneru Humpy of Bank of Baroda posted a hard fought win over former national champion Ponnuswamy Konguvel in the tenth round to share the lead in the 1st Orient Flight School International Open chess tournament played at Hotel President here on Thursday.

After the two Russian overnight leaders Sergei Iskusnyh and Alexandre Fominyh decided to split the point in just six moves, Ziaur Rahman of Bangladesh scored an attacking 27-move victory over the top seed Pavel Smirnov of Russia to join the leaders at eight points. Meanwhile, the Chief Arbiter Manuel Aaron issued a warning to the leader GM Alexandre Fominyh of Russia for his interfering in a round nine game involving his wife Elena Sidorova and B.S. Sivanandan. Fominyh had spoken to Sivanandan to write his scoresheet when the game was in progress.

The results (round ten): S. Iskusnyh 8 drew with A. Fominyh 8, Z. Rahman 8 bt P. Smirnov 7, S. Iuldachev 7.5 drew with M. Lodhi 7.5, P.Konguvel 7 lost to Koneru Humpy 8, S. Safin 7.5 bt M.B. Muralidharan 6.5, A. Das 6.5 lost to T. Vakhidov 7.5, M. Dzhumaev 7.5 bt R.R. Laxman 6.5; P.D.S. Girinath 7 drew with M.R. Venkatesh 7, K. Visweswaran 7.5 bt A. Lahiri 6.5, B.T. Muralikrishnan 6.5 lost to R.B. Ramesh 7, G.B. Prakash 6.5 drew with A. Deshmukh 6.5, D.V. Prasad 6.5 drew with Sudhakar Babu 6.5, M. Srinivasa Rao 6 lost to V. Koshy 7, D. Harika 6 lost to D.K. Sharma 7, V. Sareen 6.5 drew with Mari Arul 6.5, J.S. Gokhale 6.5 drew with Poobesh Anand 6.5, Preetham Sharma 6 lost to S. Arun Prasad 7; D. Sengupta 6.5 drew with R. Bandyopadyay 6.5, G. Timoshenko 6.5 bt D.S. Malla 6, N. Das 6 drew with G.N. Gopal 6, D. Sai Srinivas 5.5 lost to S. Kidambi 6.5, K. Murugan 6.5 bt K. Gunasekaran 5.5, M. Choksi 5.5 lost to Rahul Shetty 6.5, V. Parikh 6.5 bt S.A. Shazuli 5.5, K.V. Shantharam 6 drew with T.S. Ravi 6, S. Saha 6 drew with P. Phoobalan 6, K. Rathnakaran 5.5 lost to A. Samsonkin (Blr) 6.5, Pankaj Joshi 6.5 bt Kesavananda Krishna 5.5, S. Kutwal 6.5 bt M. Vinoth Kumar 5.5, T. Abhay 5.5 lost to O.T. Anilkumar 6.5, K. Ramu 6 drew with S. Roy Chowdhary 5.5.

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