By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Jun 28 : The top table of the 8th round at the 4th Kh Ramnarayan Shastree Memorial State Level Chess tournament will see S Somorendro and RK Apollosana who have gathered 6 points each at the end of 7th Round, face off one another for pole position while E Shashi will take on S Somokanta on the next table as the two have also acquired 6 points so far.
G Inao Sharma and K Poireikhomba are following the four top players with 5.5 points after the 7th round while K Saveson, Y Yohenba, Th Nabachandra, K Keshorechand, Alex Th, S Dhanachandra, Th Govin and A Chakritombi are following with 5 points each.
Bit Irom, Kh Premchandra, A Harimohan, A Binit, H Maniton are struggling with 4.5 points each at the end of the 7th round while the players who gave garnered 4 points so far at the tournament are H Jacky, O Ningthem, E Indrajit, A Pari, N Brojen, RK Lenin, M Rana, M Modhusudon, Kh Rocky, H Kenjen, L Dorendrojit, M Ranjan, M Pishak and RK Bhogen.
Jeles Th, M Omorendro, A Chalamba, M Dorendro, Sanjit M, N Tollapishak, TK Ningthem, S Uttamjit, Kh Ngouba, N Rajeshor and H Ibochouba have fetched 3.5 points each so far. G Arosemit, S Komol, O Kishorjit, N Bobo, Nadiya S, L Devitchandra, A Sarat, S Priyokumar, Kh Patrick, M Yohenba, Ruskin P and L Nelson have so far managed 3 points each. A Shyamkishore have secured 2.5 points so far and RK Bidyaluxmi, Lemba S, Th Dupachandra, Kh Goutam, Th Karuna, Dayananda Th, Th Preeti, Hemraj L, Kh Einstein and L Shyamkishore are following with 2 points each. A Kevin and E Jackson are the bottom spots of the table with 1 points each.
The 8th round of the tournament which is being held at Juvenile Club's auditorium at Tera Sapam Leirak in the swiss league format will begin tomorrow at 7.30 pm.