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Debashis, Kiran bag bronze in Commonwealth Chess
Sportslogon Team July 4th 2018


Bhubaneswar : Odisha’s lone GM Debashis Das and WGM Kiran Manisha Mohanty bagged bronze medal each in the open and women categories respectively in the Commonwealth Chess Championships, which concluded at Delhi on Tuesday.

Debashis was gained seven points by scripting six wins, two draw and a defeat in the nine rounds tournament. The defeat against low rated IM Akash G in the sixth round cost a lot to Debashis, but the final round with GM Lalith Babu MR helped Deashis to gain bronze medal in the meet. While IM Karthikeyan P of Railways and GM Vaibhav Suri of Delhi received the gold and silver medals with 7.5 and 7 points respectively.

In the open category among the women participants, Odia WGM Kiran Maisha Mohanty finished third with six points. .
This news was added and updated on : July 4th 2018
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