The team of Bangladeshi Grand Master Ziaur Rahman and his son Fide Master Tahsin Tajwar, have been crowned as champions in the Family Tournament of the 28th Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival held in Abu Dhabi.
GM Zia's family team won the title securing maximum 14 points from 7 games - not just unbeaten, but also an all-wins record.
In the family competition, GM Ziaur Rahman Family defeated India's Niroshan Thanikanchalam Family 2-0 in the first round (two game points to zero).
Next they beat Abucejo Armel N Family of the Philippines by 1.5-0.5 game points in the second round.
Another team of the Philippines, the Reyes Danilo Family, were also beaten 2-0 in the third round.
In the fourth round, they beat Grand Master Castaneda Georgu's Family from Peru family by 1.5-0.5, and in the fifth round it was the family of Mansurov Botir of Uzbekistan - again, 2-0.
In the sixth round, Zia Family team won against International Master Tissir Mohamed family of Morocco by 1.5-0.5 game points, while in the 7th and final round you came up against the defeated Dinesh Chitlange Family of India by 2-0 game points in the 7th round match.
Meanwhile, the 6th round games of the 28th Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival-Masters tournament got underway Monday evening after a rest day on Sunday.
In the 6th round games GM Zia will be playing against GM Abhijeet Gupta of India; IM Fahad playing against GM Gagare Shardul, FM Tahsin playing against FM Aradhya Garg of India and FM Parag playing against FM Mahitosh Dey of India till last report received.