Young Grandmaster Vaibhav Suri joined P Magesh Chnadran in lead on five points after the end of the sixth round of Parsvnath International Chess Festival now underway here at Ludlow Castle Sports Complex. At the top of the tables, Magesh Chandran survived a real scare before he could salvage a draw against Commonwealth champion M R Lalith Babu while Suri had it easy against International Master Anup Deshmukh to match overnight leader Chandran on points. On what turned out to be a tough day for him, top seeded Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta suffered a major reversal going down to veteran Grandmaster Niaz Murshed of Bangladesh. It was an excellent position for fancied Gupta in the opening but Murshed kept himself in the hunt and eventually turned the tables with some fighting chess.
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