Five international universities collaborating are University of Africa, Nigeria, South Valley University- Luxor Branch, Arab Republic of Egypt, Takoradi Technical University, Ghana, The Engineering and Pedagogical College of Dushanbe, Tajikistan and University of Birjand, Iran.
Muthaiah settled for the runners-up spot followed by State compatriot B Sekar, who finished third with eight points.
Dhananjay (Chattisgarh) and Vikramjit singh (Manipur) are in the second spot with 7 points each.
On top board Jeevitesh drew with Tamil Nadu’s Bala Kannamma in 55 moves in the Nizmo Indian defence opening.
Top seed Sai Agni defeated State compatriot Sampath in Slav Defence technique in 40 moves to emerge victorious.