International Grandmaster Open in Chennai - Round 6 Print
Tuesday, 19 November 2013 21:08
Grandmaster Vidit Santosh Gujrathi defeated tournament leader and fellow GM Lalith Babu M R moving into shared lead with 5.5 points, after the sixth round of the Chennai Grandmaster International Open Chess tournament held in celebration of the FIDE World Championship Match 2013 at Nehru Stadium, Chennai here today.
Sharing the lead at 5.5 points along with GM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi (India) was Russian International Master Mozharov Mikhail. The third spot is shared by FM Aravindh Chithambaram (India) and Rishi Sardana (Australia) at 5.0 points each.
14-year-old FIDE Master V R Aravindh Chithambaram continued his fine run as he upset fourth seeded Ter-Sahakyan Samvel of Armenia. Showing exemplary skills beyond his age, Aravindh converted a complicated Sicilian middle-game into a favorable end-game, sewing up the game in 47 moves. Aravindh has thus far scalped two Grandmasters and two International Masters coming up with a stunning performance rating of ELO 2713.

FIDE Master Aravindh Chithambaram

GM Ter-Sahakyan Samvel - FM Aravindh Chithambaram V R
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 e5 6.Ndb5 d6 7.Bg5 a6 8.Na3 b5 9.Bxf6 gxf6 10.Nd5 f5 11.Bd3 Be6 12.Qh5 Rg8 13.g3 Rg5 14.Qxh7 Nd4 15.O-O-O Rg6 16.Qh4 Bh6 17.Kb1 Qxh4 18.gxh4 Bxd5 19.exd5 Rg2 20.Rdg1 Rxg1 21.Rxg1 Ke7 22.Rd1 Rg8 23.c3 Nf3 24.Bxf5 Rg2 25.Bc8 Rxf2 26.Bxa6 e4 27.Nxb5 f5 28.a4 e3 29.Nd4 Nxd4 30.Rxd4 e2 31.Bxe2 Rxe2 32.a5 Be3 33.Rd3 f4 34.a6 Kf6 35.Ka2 Kf5 36.h3 Ba7 37.h5 Re3 38.Rd2 f3 39.h6 Re7 40.b4 f2 41.Rd1 Kg6 42.Rf1 Re1 43.Rxf2 Bxf2 44.c4 Rc1 45.c5 Bxc5 46.bxc5 Rxc5 47.Kb3 Rxd5 0-1
Results (Round 6) : (Indians unless specified) : 
Vidit Santosh Gujrathi (5.5) bt M R Lalith Babu (4.5), Mozharov Mikhail (Rus) 5.5 bt Mirzoev Azer (Aze) 4, Drazic Sinisa (Srb) 4.5 drew with Popov Ivan (Rus) 4.5, Ter-Sahakyan Samvel (Arm) 4 lost to V R Aravindh Chithambaram (5), Sardana Rishi (Aus) 5 bt Babujian Levon (Arm) 4, Papin Vasily (Rus) 4 drew with V Vishnu Prasanna (4), Batsiashvili Nino (Geo) 3.5 lost to Neverov Valeriy (Ukr) 4.5, Gagare Shardul (4) drew with Loeffler Stefan (Ger) 4, Karthikeyan Murali (3.5) lost to Ravichandran Siddharth (4.5), Maz Hafizulhelmi (Mas) 3.5 lost to Udeshi Aditya (4.5)

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