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Puri, KIIT joint leader in National Cities Chess meet
Sportslogon Team August 8th 2017

Bhubaneswar : Puri Senior team and KIIT team jointly shared the top place by the end of fifth rounds by scoring nine points each in the 18th National Cities Chess Championships at Kalarabank village in Jagatsinghpur on Tuesday.

Pattnaik Ashis (1219), Baivab Mishra (2074), Lochan Kumar Das (1580), Rajesh Nayak (2211)and Rajat Kumar Sahoo (1755) will meet star studded KIIT team IM Swayams Mishra (elo ratings (2455), Utkal Ranjan Sahoo (2247), IM Shekhar Sahu (2167) and Kiran Manisha Mohanty (2162) in the sixth round on Wednesday.

Similarly, KISS team and Kolkata-2 shared the second place with eight points each, while, Kolkata-1, Patna-C, Cuttack senior and Puri Junior team placed in the third place by gathering seven points each. .
This news was added and updated on : August 8th 2017
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