Published May 17
Jedhe upsets Pandit
B D Narayankar
PUNE: In major upsets, unrated Pinak Jedhe and Sunil Joshi defeated international chess players Dhananjay Pandit and Salil Rabde in the first and second round of the Central Maharashtra Chess Selection Tournament 2007 organised by the Central Maharashtra Chess Association in the city on Wednesday.
Jedhe, however, could not do a miracle for himself in the second round, but managed to draw the game with international player Atul Pendse. As many as 14 chess players are leading the points table at the end of the second round.
SECOND ROUND RESULTS: Dhawal Deshmukh 0-1 Chinmay Kulkarni, Supreet Deshpande 0-1 Hrishikesh Salvekar, Kapil Lohana 1-0 Sayali Dixit, Sunil Joshi 1-0 Salil Rabde, Atul Pendse 1\2 –1\2 Pinak Jedhe, Rajat Mehta 1-0 Gaurav Agarwal, Appa Ranaware 1-0 Gaurav Agarwal, Nandan Bedekar 0-1 Abhishek Korpe, Sachin Shirke 0-1 C N Bhadbhade and Mihir Bhadkamkar 1-0 Rupesh Purohit