Odisha Sun Times Sports Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Oct 29:
Ace chess star of Odisha and Woman Grandmaster (WGM) Padmini Rout defeated top seed WGM Ann Marry Gomes in the fifth round of the 41st National Women Premier Chess Championship at Sangli in Maharashtra today.
The Odisha girl defeated Gomes in the 27th move in Sicilian defence and earned four points.
She would meet WGM Swathi Ghate in the sixth round.