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Mumbai Chess: Farad Rahman narrowly misses GM norm

Dhaka – Bangladeshi IM Mohammad Fahad Rahman narrowly missed his first GM norm only for half point as he settled for a draw with Indonesian IM Taher Yoseph Theolifus in the 9th and last round match of the EKA IIFL Investment Managers 5th International Grand Master Chess Tournament in the Indian city of Mumbai on Tuesday. IM Fahad Rahman, who ... Read More »

IM Fahad Rahman shares top slot with four others

Dhaka– Bangladeshi International Master Mohammad Fahad Rahman shares the top slot with four other players in the EKA IIFL Investment Managers 5th International Grandmaster Chess Tournament securing 5 points after the 6th round matches held in the Indian city of Mumbai on Saturday. Bangladeshi Grand Master Ziaur Rahman is sharing 2nd position along with other 14 players collecting 4.5 points ... Read More »

Mumbai GM Chess: IM Fahad sharing 2nd slot after round 5

Dhaka – Bangladeshi International Master (IM) Mohammad Fahad Rahman is sharing the second slot along with 12 players earning 4 points each after the 5th round matches of the EKA IIFL Investment Managers 5th International Grand Master Chess Tournament held in the Indian city of Mumbai on Friday. Grand Master (GM) Ziaur Rahman is sharing the third slot along with ... Read More »

Telegraph Chess: Manon Reza Neer finishes runner-up

Dhaka – CM Manon Reja Neer of Bangladesh finished runner-up in the 28th The Telegraph School’s Chess Championship 2019 securing 7.5 points after the 9th and last round matches held in Kolkata, India on Wednesday. Kazi Zarin Tasnim became 17th while WFM Noshin Anjum finished 21st securing 7 points each. CM Neer, Zarin and WFM Noshin are the students of Elegant International ... Read More »

Bangladesh Police emerge unbeaten champions

Dhaka – Bangladesh Police emerged unbeaten champions in the Walton Refrigerator Premier Division Chess League securing 22 points after the 9th and final round at the NSC Tower auditorium here on Tuesday. Last year champions Saif Sporting Club finished as runners-up earning 20 points and newcomers Uttara Central Chess Club finished 3rd with 17 points. Among others, Titas Club finished ... Read More »

Champions Saif SC, Police maintain lead after round 8

Dhaka – Defending champions Saif Sporting Club and Bangladesh Police maintained their joint lead in the Walton Refrigerator Premier Division Chess League securing 16 points each after the 8th round at the NSC Tower auditorium here on Saturday. Uttara Central Chess Club are in 2nd slot earning 12 points and Bangladesh Navy are in 3rd securing 11 points. In the ... Read More »

Saif SC , Bangladesh Police maintain their lead

Dhaka  – Defending champions Saif Sporting Club and Bangladesh Police maintained their lead in the Walton Refrigerator Premier Division Chess League securing 10 points each after the 5th round matches at the NSC Tower Auditorium here on Wednesday. Bangladesh Navy and Uttara Central Chess Club are in the 2nd slot collecting eight points each. In the day’s 5th round matches, ... Read More »

SAARC Chess: Five players share top slot

Dhaka – Five players shared the top slot in the 1st SAARC (Open & Women’s) Chess Championship 2019 securing five points each after the 6th round matches at FARS Hotel & Resorts in the capital on Saturday. The leaders are: GM Ziaur Rahman, GM Eanmul Hossain Razib, CM Subrota Biswas, Indian IM Mohammad Nubairshah Shaikh and Indian IM Prantik Roy. ... Read More »

SAARC Chess: Five players sharing top slot after 3rd round

Dhaka – Five players are sharing the top slot in the Open Section of the 1st SAARC Chess (Open & Women’s) Championships-2019 securing full three points after the 3rd round matches held at FARS Hotel & Resort in the capital on Wednesday. They are: GM Enamul Hossain Razib, IM Mohammad Nubairshah Shaikh of India, IM Prantik Roy of India, IM ... Read More »

1st SAARC Chess Championships begins Monday

Dhaka – The 1st SAARC Chess Championships (Open & Women’s), sponsored by Rosatom (Russia), begins on Monday (Nov 25) at New Sindhurful Hall of FARS Hotel & Resorts in the capital. State Minister for Youth and Sports M Zahid Ahsan Russel MP, will inaugurate the meet as the chief guest. Secretary of the Ministry of Youth & Sports M Akhter ... Read More »

Leonine Chess Club emerge unbeaten Champions

Dhaka – Leonine Chess Club emerged unbeaten champions in the Marcel Air Conditioner First Division Chess League’2019 securing 18 points from nine-round that concluded at the Chess Federation hall room in NSC old Building here on Wednesday. Shahin Chess Club finished runners-up securing 14 points. League champion Leonine Chess Club and runners-up Shahin Chess Club promoted to the Premier Division ... Read More »

Leonine Chess Club take solo lead in round 7

Dhaka – Leonine Chess Club took solo lead with maximum 14 points beating Basir Memorial Chess Club by 3-1 game points after the seventh round games of ongoing Marcel Air Conditioner 1st Division Chess League’2019 held at the Chess Federation hall room in NSC old Building here on Monday. Subhayan Kundu and IM Prantik Roy of Leonine Chess Club beat ... Read More »

GM Niaz Murshed maintains solo lead in round 7

Dhaka – Grand Master Niaz Murshed of Bangladesh Ansar maintained his solo lead securing 5.5 points after the 7th round matches of the Saif Powertec 45th National Chess Championship at the SREDA auditorium of the Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh in Ramna on Friday. In the day’s match, GM Niaz drew with GM Mollah Abdullah Al Rakib of Saif Sporting Club. ... Read More »

Both Bangladeshi players lose their first matches

Dhaka – Both the Bangladeshi players lost their first round matches in the World Junior (Under-20) Chess Championships in Delhi on Tuesday. Swarnavo Choudhury of Bangladesh lost to FM Dobrovoljc Vid of Slovenia while WFM Noshin Anjum lost to WIM Aakanksha Hagawane of India in the first round games of the World Junior (Under-20) Chess Championships-2019, Open & Girls sections. ... Read More »

Special chess for visually impaired begins on Monday

Dhaka- Special Chess Competition for visually impaired people orgnised by Bangladesh Chess Federation (BCF) and sponsored by Walton Group will start at the BCF hall-room on Monday. Some 55 visually impaired players are going to take part in the open section while 23 women chess players from different districts, universities and colleges of Dhaka will also participate in the competitionExecutive ... Read More »

Women’s Chess: Six player sharing top slot

Dhaka – Six players shared the top slot in the Marcel Refrigerator 39th National Women Chess Championship securing full three points after the 3rd round matches held at the Bangladesh Chess Federation hall-room on Saturday. The leaders are: defending women’s champion WIM Rani Hamid of Bangladesh Ansar& VDP, WIM Sharmin Sultana Shirin, WCM Sharmin Samiha Simmi, Jannatul Ferdous, Afrin Jahan ... Read More »

Women’s Chess: Six player sharing top slot

Dhaka – Six players shared the top slot in the Marcel Refrigerator 39th National Women Chess Championship securing full three points after the 3rd round matches held at the Bangladesh Chess Federation hall-room on Saturday. The leaders are: defending women’s champion WIM Rani Hamid of Bangladesh Ansar& VDP, WIM Sharmin Sultana Shirin, WCM Sharmin Samiha Simmi, Jannatul Ferdous, Afrin Jahan ... Read More »

Rating Chess: GM Ziaur Rahman dominant after 8th round

Dhaka – GM Ziaur Rahman of Saif Sporting Club dominated in the Walton Air Conditioner International Rating Chess Tournament 2019 securing 7.5 points after 8th round matches held at Bangladesh Chess Federation Hall Room on Wednesday. Three players are sharing 2nd slot with 6.5 points each. They are: IM Mohammad Minhaz Uddin and CM Md. Sharif Hossain of Bangladesh Navy ... Read More »

Rating Chess: Three players share top slot

Dhaka – Three players shared the top slot in the Walton Air Conditioner International Rating Chess Tournament on Monday securing full four points from four matches at the Bangladesh Chess Federation hall room. The leaders are: FM Mehdi Hasan Parag of Golden Sporting Club, CM Md Sharif Hossain of Bangladesh Navy and Kazi Taherul Islam of Learning Chess Club. Another ... Read More »

Asian Jr Chess: Noshin Anjum beats Revita Samantha Glo

Dhaka – Bangladeshi WCM Noshin Anjum beat WFM Revita Samantha Glo of Philippines and drew with Derotas Vic Glysen of Philippines in the 7th and 8th round girls group matches of the Asian Junior Chess Championships at Solo in Indonesia on Sunday.   After the day’s 7th and 8th round matches, Noshin earned 4 points out of 8 games.UNB Read More »

Warsia Khusbu earns gold medal in Asian School Rapid Chess

Dhaka – Bangladesh budding chess player Warsia Khusbu emerged unbeaten champion to earn the gold medal in the Girls Under-7 age group of the Asian School Rapid Chess Championships held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on Thursday. Khusbu clinched the title securing 6.5 points from seven matches. A total of 17 players from seven Asian countries participated in the Girls Under-7 age ... Read More »

Prizes of Walton Int’l Rating Chess distributed

Dhaka – Prizes of the Walton International Rating Chess Tournament 2019 were handed over at a function at the Chess Federation here on Wednesday. FM Iqbal Bin Anwar (Dawn), Executive Director and Head of Games and Sports of the meet’s sponsor Walton Group, distributed prizes among winners as chief guest. KM Shahidullah, Vice-President of Bangladesh Chess Federation, presided over the ... Read More »

Int’l Rating Chess: IM Minhazuddin emerge champions

Dhaka – International Master Mohammad Minhaz Uddin of Bangladesh Navy clinched the Walton International Rating Chess title with one match to spare securing full seven points from seven matches at the Chess Federation hall-room on Monday. CM Sharif Hossain is in the 2nd position with 6 points. Six players are sharing the 3rd slot collecting 5.5 points each. The players ... Read More »

Int’l Rating Chess: Minhaz further consolidates lead

Dhaka – IM Mohammad Minhaz Uddin of Bangladesh Navy consolidated his lead further with full 6 points defeating CM Subrota Biswas in the sixth round game of the ongoing Walton International Rating Chess Tournament (Open) 2019 held at the Chess Federation hall room in old NSC building on Sunday. A total of five players, including FM Syed Mahfuzur Rahman of ... Read More »

Int’l Rating Chess: Minhaz Uddin takes solo lead after round five

Dhaka- IM Mohammad Minhaz Uddin of Bangladesh Navy took solo lead with full 5 points beating CM Sharif after the fifth round games of ongoing Walton International Rating Chess Tournament (Open) 2019 held at the Chess Federation hall room in NSC old Building here on Saturday. CM Subrota Biswas, CM Sohel Chowdhury and Mohammad Aminul Islam shared the second position ... Read More »

Int’l Rating Chess: Ten players share top slot

Dhaka – Ten players are sitting atop the points table after third round matches in the ongoing Walton International Rating Chess Tournament (Open) 2019. They are – IM Mohammad Minhaz Uddin, FM Mehdi hasan Parag, FM Syed Mahfuzur Rahman, FM Mohammad Javed, CM Md Sharif Hossain, Md Jamal Uddin, Sk Rashedul Hasan, CM Sohel Chowdhury, Mohammad Aminul Islam and Md ... Read More »

National Jr Chess: WCM Noshin Anjum emerge champions

Dhaka – Woman Candidate Master (WCM) Noshin Anjum of Elegant International Chess Academy emerged champion in the girls section of the Walton 39th National Junior (Under-20) Chess Championships on Tuesday. Anjum secured full seven points from seven matches at the Bangladesh Chess Federation hall room. Walijah Ahmed of Elegant International Chess Academy is in the 2nd position with 6 points ... Read More »

39th National Junior (U-20) Chess begins Wednesday

Dhaka – The Walton 39th National Junior (Under-20) Chess Championships (Open and Girls) began at the Chess Federation hall-room of National Sports Council here on Wednesday. Dr Md Jafar Uddin, Secretary in Charge of Youth and Sports Ministry inaugurated the meet as the chief guest. FM Iqbal Bin Anwar (Dawn), Executive Director of Walton Group and Zahirul Islam Tutul, Head ... Read More »