Prague: Indian Grandmaster Vidit Gujrathi shared some extent with Swedish GM Nils Grandelius within the fourth spherical of the Masters Class of the Prague Chess Competition right here, persevering with to guide the standings within the course of.
Gujrathi will meet world’s high junior Alireza Firouzja within the fifth spherical afterward Sunday.
The opposite Indian within the 10-player subject, P Harikrishna, held Sam Shankland of the US to a draw and can battle it out towards Russian Nikita Vitiugov. He had misplaced to Firouzja in spherical three.
Gujrathi, who’s the second-ranked Indian chess participant behind Viswanathan Anand, needed to share the honours with Grandelius in a 35-move sport.
Harikrishna, then again, went for a Sozine assault towards Shankland, however needed to signal for peace after 48 strikes.