Indian Grandmaster Abhijit Kunte played the most consistent chess to emerge as the sole leader with full four points from as many rounds in the sixth Kolkata Open international chess here on Friday.
Two other Indian GMs — Vidit Gujrathi and J. Deepan Chakkravarthy — are half a point behind in the second position.
Important results (fourth round): Vidit Santosh Gujrathi 3.5 drew with J. Deepan Chakkravarthy 3.5; Abhijit Kunte 4 bt Abdulla Al-Rakib (Ban) 3; Kivanc Haznedaroglu (Tur) 3 drew with Oliver Barbosa (Phi) 3; Diptayan Ghosh 3 drew with Rahman Ziaur (Ban) 3; Swapnil S. Dhopade 2.5 drew with Konstantin Landa (Rus) 2.5; Moulthun Ly (Aus) 2 lost to B. Adhiban 3; Levan Pantsulaia (Geo) 3 bt P. Shyam Nikil 2; Prasanna Raghuram Rao 2.5 drew with M.R. Lalith Babu 2.5; Avetik Grigoryan (Arm) 2.5 drew with Neelotpal Das 2.5; G.N. Gopal 2.5 drew with Sundararajan Kidambi 2.5. — Amitabha Das Sharma