GUWAHATI, Aug 8 - The FIDE rated 15th North East Chess Championship, hosted by the Duliajan Chess Academy is under way in full swing at the Oil & Gas Employee�s Union Auditorium, Duliajan, stated a release.
Altogether 161 players from the 8 States of the Northeast are participating in this official annual event. This year the tournament has been sponsored by OIL, Duliajan.
After the completion of 7 rounds Debashish Dutta of Guwahati is in the sole lead with 7 points. He is followed by Trailokya Nanda of Jorhat, Madhab Sarma of Darrang, Rishideep Bordoloi of Duliajan and Rituraj Borgohain of Duliajan on 6 points each.