Dhaka, May 25 (UNB)- 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 collecting 4.5 points each.
CM Subrota defeated FM Mehdi Hasan Parag and CM Sohel beat Md Aminul Islam while Mohammad Aminul Islam drew with FM Javed.
Ten players shared third position bagging 4 points each.
They are- FM Syed Mahfuzur Rahman, FM Sheikh Nasir Ahmed, FM Mohammad Javed, CM Sharif Hossain, Md Abu Hanif, Sabyasachi Mondal, Anis Sarker, Jabed Al Azad, CM Manon Reja Neer and Soumik Datta of India.
FM Syed Mahfuzur Rahman defeated Sk Rashedul Hasan, FM Sheikh Nasir Ahmed beat Md Gishan Rahman Malek, Md Abu Hanif beat Feroz Ahmed, Sabyasachi Mondal beat Md Monjur Alam, Anis Sarker beat Avik Sarker, Jabed Al Azad beat Md Nasim Hossain Bhuiyan, CM Manon Reja Neer beat Syed Abdul Zaker and Soumik Datta beat Mihil Lala Das.
The 6th round matches of the both open and girls section will be held on (Sunday) at 2:30pm at same venue.