Parimarjan Negi wins Continental Chess Association Open

Negi has had a good season so far, having won the Spring open International chess tournament in Dallas, Texas, in March and he was Joint winner at the Cappelle de Grande in France, where nearly 85 Grand Masters participated in February.

updated: July 03, 2013 09:09 IST
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New Delhi: India's young Grand Master Parimarjan Negi has won the Continental Chess Association Open title in Washington.

Negi, who was the top seed, came through a stiff competition in which six Grand Masters took part. The Delhi youngster remained unbeaten, finishing with 7.5 points in the nine rounds of tournament here Monday, according to information received here.

Negi won six rounds and drew the remaining three to leave International Master Bindi Cheng of Canada second-placed. Cheng finished on seven points, winning six rounds, losing one and drawing the remaining two.

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