06 June 2019
Sportslogon Team March 26th 2018
Bhubaneswar : Top rated IM Himanshu Sharma maintained his supremacy and scored four points by the end of fourth rounds and placed in the top along with GM Laxman RR, Rajesh Nayak, Srinath Rao SV and FM Ramakrishna J in the 3rd Bhubaneswar All India Open Fide Rating Chess Championship here on Thursday, being organised by Khurda District Chess Association.
Odia boy Utkal Ranjan Sahoo and FM Rakesh Kumar Jena scored 3.5 points each and sheared the second place with five others.
WGM Kiran Manisha Mohanty registered one defeat, two win and a draw by the end of four round and scored only 2.5 points.
In the third round Odia boy Rajesh Nayak (2013) caused upset by defeating Himal Gusain (2343) of Chandigarh. .