Zia bounces back
GM Ziaur Rahman returned to winning run in the 8th Parsvnath International Open Chess tournament after beating IM Priyadharshan in the seventh round held in Delhi yesterday.
Zia has now 5.5 points as he went down to IM Lalit Babu in the sixth round on Sunday. GM Niaz Murshed drew with Preethi in the sixth round game to raise his point to 3.5. Debadas Chakroborty and Mir Azaz secured three and two points respectively from six games.