Twenty-three players with three points each share the lead after three rounds at the end of the second day in the 22nd National Chess Championship of the Deaf 2019-20 played at the Rahul Convention Hall here on Thursday.
Mysuru’s chess players K.M.Shashidhara and S. Aadish registered good wins in third round.
Sourabh Hans (Haryana), G.Palani (Karnataka), T. Kariyarasan (TN), A. Noushad (Kerala), Ashutosh Shukla (Uttar Pradesh), K.M.Shashidhara (Mysuru), Adarsh Vijayan (Kerala), R. Basavaraj (Karnataka), Deepak Lalwani (Rajasthan), G. Sagar (Maharashtra), Shivam Prabhakar (Bihar) and Surin S. Kumar (Kerala) are placed from one to twelve in the rankings.
Mysuru’s K.M. Shashidhara (of Railways) playing with white pieces on the second board scored a good win over Gopal Goyal of Rajasthan. Another Mysuru lad S. Aadish is placed 23rd in the rankings with three points and he registered a convincing win over Govind Rathi of Madhya Pradesh.