Chandigarh, November 07, 2019: Team from MDU Rohtak takes lead with in the men’s category of the AIU North Zone Inter-University Chess Tournament after finishing of the 3rd round here at the campus of Chandigarh University Gharuan. While in the women’s category team from University of Delhi have maintained their lead after the third round of the league matches. The boys of MDU Rohtak have scored 12 points after third round to lead the final points tally while teams of PEC University Chandigarh & University of Delhi are joint second in the tally with 11 points each.
Earlier during the day in the second round in the men’s category team from University of Delhi beat team of Punjabi University, Patiala (2-1) while MDU Rohtak team beat Central University Jammu (4-0). Team LPU Phagwara was beaten by team the team of Punjab University, Chandigarh (3-1) while in the other match Guru Jamweshwar University Hissar beat SRM University Sonepat. In the second round of the women’s category of the tournament, University of Delhi comprehensively won the round against CSKHPKU Palampur (4-0) while team from Lucknow University beat University of Jammu (3-1). The match between LPU Phagwara and Chitkara University Rajpura ended in a draw (2-2). The girls team of Punjabi University Patiala beat University of Allahbad (2.5-1.5).
In the third round of matches of the tournament team, PEC University Chandigarh beat CSJM University Kanpur (4-0) in the men’s category while Chitkara University Rajpura beat Chaudhary Devi Lal University Sirsa (4-0). The match in the third round between Gautam Budh University and MRSPTU Bathinda, Central University Jammu and CBL University Bhiwani ended in a draw (2-2). The third round in the women’s category started with a win by Punjab University Chandigarh against Lucknow University (3.5-0.5) while team CCS Merrut beat University of Jammu (3-1). Host team of Chandigarh University won their match aginst Cluster University, Jammu (2.5-1.5).
The men’s team of the Chandigarh University Gharuan had a bad the team lost their matches in the second and third round.