Md Sajidul Haque of Bangladesh moved to the second spot with three other players in the open under-14 of the Western Asian Youth Chess Championship 2022, securing four points each after the sixth round in Ukulhas Island of the Maldives Monday.
In the open under-12 group, Saqlain Mostafa Sajid of Bangladesh shared the second spot with two other players, securing four and a half points from six matches.
In the girls' under-18 group, Kazi Zarin Tasnim of Bangladesh also shared the second spot, collecting four and a half points.
In the open under-10 group, Ayan Rahman secured the second position with four other players with four points.
In the girls' under-10 group, Warsia Khusbu occupied the third spot with five other players, securing four points.
Syed Ridwan, in the open under-14 group, and Rayan Rashid Mugdho, in the open under-8 group, secured three and a half points each.
CM Manon Reja Neer and WFM Noshin Anjum, in the open under-18 group, Jannatul Ferdousi, in the girls' under-16 group, and Israt Jahan Diba, in the girls' under-14 group, earned three points each.
Safayet Kibria Azaan, in the under-8 group, earned 2.5 points; Mohammad Saker Ullah, in the open under-16 group, bagged two points.
In the day's matches, Sajidul defeated Ahmed Moeed Yousuf of Pakistan, Khusbu outplayed Tursunalieva Nurelina of Kyrgyzstan, Mugdho beat Younus Izyan Jinah of the Maldives, and Ayan beat Mohammed Looth Ismail of the Maldives.
Sakline drew with Nithik Reddy Bhavanam of India, Ridwan beat Akil Ihsan Mostafa of the Maldives, Jannatul beat Kiyan Mohamed Usamath of the Maldives, Zarin beat Nu Ha Rilwan of the Maldives, and WFM Noshin drew with Momin Fayzan of Pakistan.
CM Neer received a bye, Azaan lost to Sambetov Atai of Kyrgyzstan, Diba to WCM Khamdamova Afruza and Shaker to FM Madaminov Mukhiddin of Uzbekistan.