IM Deep Sengupta of Jharkhand continued his winning streak on Friday to lead the table with nine points, after the completion of the 10th round of National Challenger Chess Championship being held at the Town Hall. Deep easily outwitted T. Abhay of Tamil Nadu in Sicilian defence.
B. Adhiban of Tamil Nadu was in the second spot with eight points. Sayantan Das of Bengal upset IM Dinesh Kumar Singh in 44 moves in Ruy Lopez opening.
MP Birla Foundation High School defeated Burnpur Boys’ High School 4-2 in a quarter final clash of the Suthol TTIS Soccer 09 at Vivekananda Park on Friday.
Quarter finals: Serampore Union Institution bt Eastern Railway Hindi High School (via penalty shootout); St. Xavier’s Institution Panihati bt Bankura Hindu High School (via penalty shootout); Siliguri Vivekananda Vidyalaya bt Kendriya Vidyalaya (IIT Kharagpur) (via walkover). N-24 Parganas final: St. Xavier’s Institution Panihati bt St. Stephen’s School 2-0
The Bengal Motor Sports Club (BMSC) will organise the Extra Mile Rally, 2009. The event will be flagged off from the Salt Lake Stadium at 8 am on August 30 and will end at the same venue. Twenty cars and 20 motorcycles are expected to participate in the rally.