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Chittagong Samity Chess: GM Ziaur Rahman emerge champion

Chittagong Samity Chess: GM Ziaur Rahman emerge champion

Dhaka – Grand Master Ziaur Rahman clinched the first-ever title of the day-long Chittagong Samity Chess Competition, organised by Chittagong Samity-Dhaka and sponsored by Ispahani Group, at the samity auditorium in the capital on Saturday.

Country’s another Grand Master Enamul Hossain Razib finished runner-up in the rapid chess competition.

President of the Chittagong Samity-Dhaka and former Election Commisoner Mohammad Abdul Mobarak and General Secretary of Bangladesh Chess Federation and President of FIDE Zone 3.2 Syed Shabuddin Shamim inaugurated the meet in the morning at the same venue.

General Secretary of Chittagong Samity-Dhaka Mohammad Abdul Mabud, former General Secretary Giasuddin Khan, GM Master Reefta Bin Sattar and former national chess player Enayet Hossain addrressed the opening cenremony, where GM Ziaur Rahman was also present.

Some 130 chess players from all age groups, including three Grand Masters–Zaiur Rahman, Reefat Bin Sattar, Enamul Hossaion Razib–took part in the day-long meet.

Later, prizes were distributed among the winners at a closing function at the same venue in the evening.

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