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Delhi Chess: GM Ziaur Rahman shares 3rd slot


Dhaka, Jan 13 (UNB) – Bangladeshi GM Ziaur Rahman of Saif Sporting Club shared the 3rd slot in the 16th Delhi Open International Rating Chess Tournament along with 15 others players securing 5.5 points after the 7th round matches in the Indian capital New Delhi on Saturday.
Another Bangladeshi player Tahsin Tajwar Zia earned 3 points and Mezanur Rahman earned 2 points in the day’s 7th round.
In the 7th round, GM Zia (Rating-2472) lost to number top seed GM Naiditsch Arkadij (Rating-2701) of Azerbaijan, Tashin beat Arnab Kumar Mullick of India, Mezan lost to Arpan Das of India while Md. Abul Kashem lost to Arjun Bashkar of India.The 8th round matches will be held on Sunday where GM Zia will play GM Rozum Ivan of Russia.UNB news agency


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