Bangladeshi GM Ziaur Rahman and IM Mohammad Fahad Rahman earned 2 points each after the 4th round matches of the 28th Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival-Masters held in the UAE city of Abu Dhabi on Friday night.
FM Tahsin Tajwar Zia earned 1.5 points and FM Mehdi Hasan Parag earned 1 point.
In the 4th round matches, GM Ziaur Rahman won against WGM P V Nandhidha of India, FM Tahsin drew with WFM Ricken Katharina of Netherland, IM Fahad lost to GM Mendonca Leon Luke of India and FM Parag lost to FM Ibadov Dashgyn of Russia.
A total of 148 players including 43 Grand Masters 7 Women Grand Masters, 34 International Masters, 3 Women International Masters, 36 FIDE Masters and Women FIDE Masters from 31 countries are participating in this event.
The 5th round games began on Saturday from 7:00 pm Bangladesh time.
GM Zia playing against Sanket Chakravarty IM Fahad playing against FM Atakishiyev Elmar of Azerbaijan, FM Tahsin playing against FM Milikow Yoav of Israel and FM Parag playing against FM Jain Kashish Manoj of India in the 5th round matches.