NATIONAL JR GIRLS’ CHESS
Vijayawada: IWM Y. Prathibha of Tamil Nadu, National A-selected player K. Chandrahasa of Andhra Pradesh and under-18 champion P. Priya of Tamil Nadu were leading with 4.5 points each at the end of the fifth round of the 18th national junior girls chess championship on Wednesday.
Bengal did not have a lot to cheer about as both Supriya Majhi and Saheli Nath lost their games to remain on three points each.
The second spot too had multiple claimants. Mahima Raj Mohan (TN), N. Sandhya (Ker), S. Nabeela Farheen (TN), N. Raghavi (AP), Sivasankari (TN), M. Raja Darshini (TN) and Anuprita Patil (Mah) were there with four points each. (PTI)