25th Asian Juniors 2002, Sri Lanka
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Deepan and Tania maintain lead


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Deepan Chakravarthy of India made history with his second International Master Norm, which happens to be first in the Srilankan soil at Club Palm Bay, Marawila here today. 15-year-old Deepan, is as well poised to become the champion. The draw with fellow Indian Satyapragyan gave Deepan Chakravarthy a nine game IM Norm and joins with his maiden one at Raipur.

M K Athula Russell and Nuwan Didula De Silva carried the Srilankan medal hopes in the Boys section with 5.0 points, with two rounds to go. Young Irusha Palawatta, Dulan Edhirisinghe and Athukorala PMAB were half a point behind. In the Girls section, Dulani Pankaja and Dhanushi Abeynayake remained in the front with 4.5 points followed by Anupama Konara at 4.0 point

Round 9 Results (Men)

Deepan Chakkravarthy (7) drew Satyapragyan S (6)
Ghaem Maghami (6.5) beat S Kidambi (6)
Paragua Mark (6.5) beat Peyman Mohajerin (5.5)
Sharma R Preetham(4.5) lost to Megaranto Susanto(6)
G Rohit (6) beat- Athukorala P.M.A.B. (4.5)
Smerdon David Craig (4.5) lost to Vu Dinh Hung (5.5)

Round 9 Results  (Women)

Dronavalli Harika (6) drew Tania Sachdev (7.5) 
Siti Zulaikha Binti (5) lost to Prathiba Y (7) 
Priya P (6) drew Kasturi M (5.5)
Huynh Mai Dun (5) lost to Mary Ann Gomes (6.5) 
Eesha Karavade (6) beat Aketaeva Dana (4.5)
Kavitha J E (5) beat Konara Anupama (4)