Chandigarh, Sep 16 (UNI) Delhi Public School, Mathura Road and Sanskriti School, both of New Delhi, were running neck-and-neck at the end of fourth round in the Under-14 category of on the penultimate day of the three-day Central Board of Secondary Education North Zone (I) Chess Tournament at St Joseph's Senior Secondary School in Sector 44 here today.
While DPS have garnered 12.5 points, Sanskriti School have logged 12 points. Salwan Public School, New Delhi and Alpine School of Nalagarh (Himachal Pradesh) were sharing the third place with 11 points apiece.
Sanskriti School and Delhi Public School played a 2-2 draw in the fourth round. Similarly Vasant Valley School and Salwan Public School, New Delhi, also locked two-all.
Hosts St Joseph's School, scored a pleasing 3-1 verdict over formidable Delhi Public School of New Delhi by 3-1 in the fourth round in the under-19 category With this fine win. St Joseph's School, were sharing the second position with Vasant Vally School with an identical 11.5 points at the end of the fourth round.
Modern School of New Delhi were clear leaders with 13 points. Modern School defeated K C Public School, Jammu by 3-1.
Resutls: Under-14 (4th round): Sanskriti School New Delhi 12 drew (2 - 2) Delhi Public School,Mathura Road, New Delhi 12.5, Vasant Valley School 10.5 drew (2 - 2) Salwan Public School New Delhi 11, Alpine Public School, Nalagarh ( H.P) 11 bt (3 - 1) DAV Public School, Sec 7 Chandigarh 9, Swami Ram Tirtha School Mohali 9 drew (2 - 2) Shivalik Public School,Sec 41,Chandigarh 10, K. R Mangalam World School New Delhi 8.5 drew (2 - 2) Modern School New Delhi 8.5, Maharaja Agarsain Public School Delhi 8.5 drew (2 - 2) Sacred Heart School, Chandigarh 8.5, St. Xavier's Convent School Kathua(J&K) 8 draw (2 - 2) Bal Bharti Public School-Delhi 7.5, Delhi Public School Jammu 8 bt ( 2.5 - 1.5) St. Joseph's Sr. Sec. School,Chandigarh 6.5, K.C Public School Jammu 8.5 bt(4 - 0) DAV Public Sr. Sec. Mohali 4, GAV Public School Kangra (H.P) 7.5 bt(3.5 - .5) Mount Carmal School,Dwarka New Delhi 4, Sant Ishar Singh School, Mohali 3 lost(0 - 4) Chandigarh Baptist School,Sec 45 Chandigarh 6.
Under-19 (4th round): K.C Public School, Jammu 10 lost(1 - 3) Modern School New Delhi 13, DPS, New Delhi 10 lost(1 - 3) St.
Joseph, Chandiagrh 11.5, Vasant Valley School 11.5 bt (3.5 - .5) DAV School Delhi 7.5, Delhi Public School Jammu 8 lost(1 - 3)J.D Tytler School,New Delhi 10, Maharaja Agarsain School-Delhi 8.5 lost(1.5 - 2.5) St. Xavier's Kathua 9.5, The Lawrence School-New Delhi 11 bt(4 - 0) Laureate Public School, Shimla 6, Ajit Karam Singh Chandigarh 10 bt(4 - 0) DAV Sec-8,Chandigarh 6, KBDAV Sec-7,Chandigarh 8 draw (2 - 2) Sidharth International-Delhi 8, Chandigarh Baptist School, Chandigarh 7.5 drew(2 - 2) Alpine Public School, Nalagarh 7, Eicher School Kamli,Parwanoo 6 lost(1 - 3) Sacred Heart School, Chandigarh 8, DAV School,Shimla 4 lost(0 - 4) K. R Mangalam School New Delhi 8, Stepping Stones School,Chandigarh 2 bye.
Top positions after fourth round: Under-14: DPS, Mathura Road 12.5, Sanskriti School 12, Salwan Public School, Delhi 11, Alpine School, Nalagarh 11, Vasant Valley 10.5, Shivalik Public School-41 10.
Under-19: Modern School New Delhi 13, St Joseph's SSS-44 11.5, Vasant Valley 11.5, The Lawrence School, New Delhi 11, JD Tytler School, New Delhi 10, KC Public School, Jammu 10, Ajit Karam Singh International Public School-41 10, DPS New Delhi 10.