DELHI INTERNATIONAL OPEN-2017: REPORTS & PHOTOS

Padmini scores a hat-trick in Women Premier.
International Master Padmini Rout played out a hard fought draw with her PSPB teammate Eesha Karavade and secured a hat-trick in the National Women premier chess championship that concluded here. Ending her tally on eight points from eleven games, Padmini put an end to a series of mediocre performances that saw her rating go down by over seventy points. The Odisha girl was at the top of her game right through and did not face any great challenge in her quest to strike for gold..