Gusian shocks Trang

Chandigarh youngster Himal Gusian stunned Hungarian Grandmaster Hoang Thanah Trang in the third round of the 10th Parsvnath International Open Grandmaster chess tournament at the Ludlow Castle Sports Complex here on Monday. 

Three foreign Grandmasters  were shocked in the last two rounds. 

Important results (Indians otherwise stated):

Round 3: IM Ramnath Bhuvanesh (2.5) drew GM Sandipan Chanda (2.5); IM Rahul Sangma (2) lt to Andrei Deviatkin (Rus, 3); GM Oliver Barbosa (Phi, 3) bt Ankit R Rajpara (2); Abhishek Das (2) lt to GM Abhijit Kunte (3); IM Lanka Ravi (2.5) drew GM Mark Paragua (Phi, 2.5); GM Richard Bitoon (Phi, 3) bt IM Konguvel P (2); IM Praveen Kumar C (2.5) drew IM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi (2.5).

Round 2: GM Sandipan Chanda bt WGM Kiran Manisha Mohanty; IM Hegde Ravi Gopal drew GM Aleksandrov Aleksej (Blr); GM Kravtsiv Martyn (Ukr) drew Sameer Kathmale; Surendran N drew GM Mikhail Ulibin (Rus); GM Andrei Deviatkin (Rus) bt IM Sekhar Chandra Sahu; Soumya Thakurta lt to Oliver Barbosa (Phi); GM Evgeny Gleizerov (Rus) lt to Bai Jinshi (Chn); Pratik Patil bt GM Oleksienko Mikhailo (Ukr); GM Abhijit Kunte bt Abhishek Kelkar; Sidhant Mohapatra drew Henrik Danielsen (Ice).

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