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Himanshu Sharma maintains lead

Himanshu Sharma maintains leadGurgaon, Nov 19 : International Master Himanshu Sharma of Haryana on 7.5 points maintained his lead of one point by drawing his game against top seed International Master Arghyadip Das from West Bangel in the All India Open FIDE Rating Chess Championship here Monday.

Sharma is followed by the pack of four players: Arghyadip Das, Puneet Jaiswal of Delhi, Prince Bajaj of Delhi and Kantilal Dave of Rajasthan with 6.5 points each.

Manish Uniyal of Delhi, Himal Gosain of Chandigarh, Yogesh Gautam of Haryana and Manan Rai of Delhi are closely following with six points each.

A total of 103 players are participating in this championship which is being organised by Gurgaon District Chess Association. (IANS)


Liverpool owner John W Henry says PL title bid 'ahead of schedule' for club

John-W-HenryLondon, Apr 20 : Liverpool owner John W Henry has said that the club's Premier League title bid is 'ahead of schedule'.

Henry said that Liverpool had its sights set on a top-four finish because they were building the team.  Read more »

Barca president Bartomeu insists no elections this summer

Josep-Maria-BartomeuMadrid, April 20 : FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu insisted that he and his board of directors intend to see out the remaining two years of their mandate.  Read more »

Saqlain Mushtaq advises bowlers to accept ICC's '15-degree limit' rule

Saqlain-MushtaqKarachi, Apr 20 : Pakistani spin bowling legend Saqlain Mushtaq has said that players should move on accept the current rules of the ICC regarding 15 degrees of permissible straightening of the elbow joint for all bowlers in international cricket.  Read more »

Hafeez imparting young cricketers in native city with 'Skills to Shine'

Hafeez imparting young cricketers in native city with 'Skills to Shine'Karachi, Apr 19 : Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez, who recently resigned from the Twenty20 captainship post, is reportedly mentoring upcoming cricketers  Read more »

Indian driver Chandhok and team qualify third

Indian driver Chandhok and team qualify thirdSilverstone (England), April 19 : India's Karun Chandhok along with his Murphy Prototypes teammates Rodolfo Gonzalez and Alex Kapadia qualified third in his first ever European Le Mans (ELMS) race here Saturday.  Read more »

Rosberg plans on discussing concerns on 'over the line' Bahrain GP with Hamilton

Nico RosbergLondon, Apr 18  : Mercedes racer Nico Rosberg is reportedly planning to discuss concers regarding their fight for victory in Bahrain, which went 'over the line', with his teammate Lewis Hamilton.  Read more »