Mumbai: 05 June :- Unmoderated Parthasarthi R. (Elo 1916) defeated Grandmaster Diptyen Ghosh (Eelo 2536) of 11th seeded India by winning the bronze in the third round of the Mumbai Masters Cup international Open Group Chess Championship. In the second match organized by Venus Chas Academy, Venus Chas Academy, the second-seeded Grandmaster Kravtsiv Martin, third seeded Grandmaster Amanatov Farukh, fourth-seeded Grandmaster Rojum Ivan, Grandmaster Sandeep Chanda of India, retained the victory and won a joint lead with three points.
Parthasarathy started the game with the Kale Moharani Modern Defense on the fifth line of the Mayor Trophy International Group Chess Championship at Mount Litter School International House, BKC, in the middle of the day. In the last few days, Dipayane had created a strong position against two elephants against an elephant and a camel. But Dipayane had a wrong knock on the rookie who got his elephant free. Parthasahethi won the match by taking advantage of that.
First-seeded Grandmaster Krvatschev Martin finished the challenge of Praneesh M in the 18th minute. Martin started the English way with a strong grip on the left from the 10th run. Mridul Dehankar fought the third-seeded Grandmaster Amanatov Farok to a 49th run of victory. Mridul had equalized in the innings till 28th time. But Faruq’s long experience did not stop. India’s nominated Grandmaster Sandeep Chandra defeated Minal Gupta of Jammu and Kashmir by 42 chalps to play Kala Moharani in the fourth round. Sandeepan used the Sicilian rescue technique to take the lead from 17th walk. He won the 42nd chalisa with exchange of sticks.