Siddharth, Kathmale score upset wins

Jun 04, 2013, 01:09 IST | A Correspondent

International Master Ravichandran Siddharth of Tamil Nadu (ELO 2361) stunned GM Fodor Tamas of Hungary (ELO 2475), while untitled Sameer Kathmale of Sangli (ELO 2325) scored an upset win over Indian IM Karthikeyan P (ELO 2415) to move into joint second lead with six points, along with six others, after eight rounds of the Rs 21.5 lakh prize money 6th Mumbai Mayor International Chess Tournament played at the National Sports Club of India indoor stadium yesterday.

Meanwhile, overnight leaders, GM Mchedlishvili Mikheil (ELO 2654) and GM Pentasulaia Levan (ELO 2563), both from Georgia, drew, thus maintaining their half point slender lead with 6.5.

GM Amonatov Farrukh, GM Papin Vasily and GM Petrosian Davit could not convert their games into wins. 

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