Hyderabad: Karthik Sai Ch, Penagalapati Abhinav, Saypuri Srithan and Viswak Sen M shared the lead with 5.5 points at the end of the sixth round in the Telangana State Open Chess Championship, organised by Sphoorthi Chess Academy in memory of Padala Bhooma Goud, at Lal Bahadur Stadium, here on Sunday.
Meanwhile, a total of nine players with five points are sharing the second position.
Standings: 1. Karthik Sai Ch, Penagalapati Abhinav, Saypuri Srithan, Viswak Sen M (5.5 points); 2. Subba Raju S, Kandi Ravi, Sushanth Kamabathula, Gnanyta Netha, Amitpal Singh, Mohammad Mudassir (5 points).