Dhaka, May 26 (UNB) - 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 Janata Bank Officer Welfare Society, FM Mohammad Javed and CM Md Sharif Hossain of Bangladesh Navy, CM Sohel Chowdhury of Titas Club and Mohammad Aminul Islam of Sultana Kamal Smirity Pathagar were sharing the second spot securing 5 points each after the round six.
Nine players were on the third position with 4.5 points each. They are FM Sheikh Nasir Ahmed, FM Khandaker Aminul Islam, FM Mehdi Hasan Parag, CM Subrota Biswas, CM Manon Reja Neer, Md Abu Hanif, Mohammad Din, Md Nesar Uddin and Soumik Datta of India.
The penultimate or seventh round matches will be held on Monday at 2:30pm at same venue.