IM M.S. Thejkumar representing India scored a convincing win over India’s Soham Kamotra in the fifth round of the Commonwealth Chess Championship 2017, played at Delhi on Thursday.
In the fourth round, Thejkumar (Rating 2491), scored a good win over WIM Gagare Shamili (2067). After five rounds, Thejkumar has secured 3.5 points and is placed 23rd in the rankings.
Five players namely GM Vaibhav Suri, GM Swapnil S. Dhopade, GM Abhijeet Gupta, GM C. Aravind and GM Tejas Bakre are tied with 4.5 points and are placed from one to five in the rankings.