Neelabh causes 2 upsets

Online staff/GUWAHATI, March 26: Neelabh Jyoti Borthakur made two upsets in the 3rd Assam Down Town International Open Rating Chess Tournament here today. He first shocked top seed Y Dhanabir Singh of Manipur in the 6th round and later defeated 4th Seed Mrinal Kakati in the 7th round and faces Trailokya Nanda in round 8 on the top board who had defeated 2nd seed Appolosana Mangang Rajkumar in the 7th round. Meanwhile after the completion of 7 rounds Trailokya Nanda and Neelabh Jyoti Borthakur lead the tournament with 6.5 points each. They are followed by a group of 6 players on 5.5 points each.