Dhaka, May 27 (UNB) – 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 are: FM Syed Mahfuzur Rahman of Janata Bank Officer Welfare Society, FM Khandaker Aminul Islam, FM Sheikh Nasir Ahmed, FM Mohammad Javed and CM Subrota Biswas of Bangladesh Navy and FM Mehdi Hasan Parag of Golden Sporting Club.
In the day’s 7th round matches, IM Minhaz beat CM Sohel Chowdhury, CM Sharif beat Mohammad Aminul Islam, FM Amin beat Md Nesar Uddin, FM Parag beat Md Abu Hanif, FM Nasir beat Din Mohammad, CM Subrota beat CM Manon Reja Neer and Md Aminul Islam drew with Soumik Datta of India. Subrota, Mohammad Aminul drew with CM Sohel, FM Mahfuz beat Jabed Al Azad, FM Nasir drew with Soumik, FM Javed beat Sabyasachi Mandal, CM Sharif beat Anis Sikder, CM Neer drew with Hanif, FM Aminul beat Yasin Arafat, FM Parag beat Md Masum Hossain, Din beat Golam Mostafa Bhuiyan, Md Jamal Uddin drew with Sambarta Banerjee, Nesar beat Md Abzid Rahman and Aminul Islam drew with Mukitul Islam Ripon.
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.
Dhaka, May 26 (UNB) - Three Bangladeshi shooters -- Shakil Ahmed, Md Piash Hossain and Abdur Razzak –- will compete in the Men’s 10m Air Pistol of ISSF World Cup 2019 competition in Munich on Monday.
They also participated in the pre-event training held on Sunday.
On the other hand, country’s famed shooter Abdullah Hel Baki along with Md Rabbi Hasan Munna and Md Robiul Islam will compete in the Men’s 10m Air Rifle at the same venue on Tuesday.
After failing to send the shooters to Beijing for the ISSF World Cup in April, Bangladesh Shooting Sport Federation (BSSF) finally sent a nine-member team (six shooters and three officials) to Munich on May 24 with an aim to earn a quota for Tokyo Olympics.
Of the six shooters, Commonwealth Games double silver medalist rifle shooter Abdullah Hel Baki along with Md Rabbi Hasan Munna and Md Robiul Islam will compete in the Men’s 10m Air Rifle while another Commonwealth Games silver medalist pistol shooter Shakil Ahmed along with Md Piash Hossain and Abdur Razzak in Men’s 10m Air Pistol of the event.
BSSF chief executive officer Mustaque Waise on Sunday said the shooters are well-prepared and ready for the tough competition there.
“We sent them (shooters) to Munich with a target to earn a quota for Tokyo Olympics. Only top three shooters will get the opportunity to participate in the upcoming Olympics. I hope our shooters will do well there,” he said.
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.
Dhaka, May 25 (UNB)– Bangladeshi athlete Mohammad Hasan Miah finished 24th among 56 athletes in the men’s 100-meter sprint of the Taiwan Athletics Open’ 2019 with a timing of 10:94 seconds at the Taipei city on Saturday.
Chun Han Yang of hosts Chinese Taipei clinched the event’s top slot clocking 10.21 seconds.
A two-member Bangladesh team comprises one athlete Mohammad Hasan Miah and coach cum manager Mohammad Mobarrak Hossain (BKSP), left Dhaka Thursday early morning to compete in the meet’s lone event--men’s 100-meter sprint, will return home on Monday.