Calcutta: Sayantan Dutta drew with Somak Palit to keep his lead after Round 5 of the Alekhine Chess Club national B selection tournament. Dutta has 4.5 points and following him on four apiece are Palit and Arghyadip Das.
Gupta in Md. Sp. body
Former IFA joint-secretary Ranjit Gupta has been made chairman of Mohammedan Sporting’s planning and development committee. Informing this, a top club official said that the committee will oversee projects on youth development and the setting up of an academy.