Grand Master Enamul Hossain Razib of Bangladesh beat Kao Jamison Edrich of Hong Kong in the fourth round of the men's individual event of the 19th Asian Games Chess, which is now being held in the Chinese city of Hangzhou on Monday. The third and fourth round matches of men's and women's individual events were held on Monday. Beximco Xcel Boxing Championship 2.0 Fight Night: Pro Boxing returns in Dhaka In the day's other fourth-round matches, IM Mohammad Fahad Rahman of Bangladesh won against IM Markov Mikhail of Kyrgyzstan in the men's individual event, while WFM Noshin Anjum of Bangladesh won against Seo Jwon of South Korea in the women's individual event. After the day's fourth-round matches, GM Enamul Hossain Razib secured 2.5 points, IM Mohammad Fahad Rahman bagged two points, and WFM Noshin Anjum earned 2 points. Asiad Women's Football: Bangladesh suffer 2nd successive defeat going down to Vietnam 6-1 Earlier in the day's third-round matches, GM Enamul Hossain Razib defeated IM Sugar Gun Erdene of Mongolia; IM Mohammad Fahad Rahman lost to IM Bersamina Paulo of the Philippines in the men's individual; and WFM Noshin Anjum lost to WGM Gong Qianyun of Singapore in the women's individual event. Asian Games Football: Bangladesh play out goalless draw with much higher-ranked China The fifth, sixth, and seventh round matches will be played on Tuesday.
Fide Master Manon Reja Neer of Bangladesh sharing the 3rd slot in Open Division of the Tata Steel Asian Junior (U-20) Chess Championships,2023 with five other players securing 2.5 points after the 4th round matches held in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand in India on Monday. School Handball: Viqarunnisa clinches girls title, and Sunnydale boys Bangladeshi Fide Master Tahsin Tajwar Zia earned 2 points from four matches of Open Division. In the Junior Girls Group, WFM Wadifa Ahmed secured 3 points after the 4th round matches to share the 2nd position with other players Men's Asian 5s Hockey: Bangladesh taste first victory beating Japan by 10-3 goals WCM Ahmed Walijah scored 1.5 points. In the day's 4th round Open Division matches, FM Manon Reja Neer won against Baradia Yash of India, FM Tahsin Tajwar Zia lost to FM Krishnan Ritvik of India while Aiyan Rahman lost to Rupesh B Ramchandra. Virat and Rahul shine with centuries as India posts 356 against Pakistan In the Junior Girls Group, Wadifa Ahmed won against Swara Lakshmi Nair of India while WCM Ahmed Walijah drew with Y Nischala of India.
Bangladeshi Grand Master Ziaur Rahman and his son Fide Master Tahsin Tajwar Zia's family team emerged unbeaten champions in the family event of the 29th Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival held in Abu Dhabi, UAE on Sunday. Also read : Abu Dhabi Chess:GM Ziaur Rahman beat FM Ebrahimi Herab Hamidreza of Iran GM Ziaur Rahman's family team clinched title securing 10 points from six matches with 4 wins and 2 draws. Also read : Youth Chess Olympiad: Bangladesh team earn 8 points after 7th round matches Abucejo family team of the Philippines finished runners- up and IWM Tejaswini Sagar family team of India became third collecting 9 points each. Also read : Abu Dhabi Chess: GM Ziaur Rahman makes good start beating Armenian IM Denielyan Vaha In all, 70 family teams, each of two players, participated in the family event.
Candidate Master (CM) Manon Reza Neer of Dhaka Division and Nusrat Jahan Alo of Chattogram Division won gold medals in blitz chess of the Sheikh Kamal 2nd Bangladesh Youth Games 2023 Sunday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the week-long competition in the evening at the Bangladesh Army Stadium in the capital's Banani. Four thousand athletes, aged under 17, are taking part in the final round of the Games for 193 gold, 193 silver and 287 bronze medals. They qualified from district-level competitions. CM Manon scooped up the gold medal in the boys' blitz chess today; Nusrat clinched the gold medal in the girls' blitz chess. The matches were held at the Chess Federation. Read more: PM Hasina opens final phase of Sheikh Kamal Youth Games CM Manon earned 6.5 points in seven matches to clinch the title. CM Sakline Mustafa Sajid of Rajshahi Division won the silver medal after securing six points. Mohammed Saker Ullah earned the bronze medal with five points. Nusrat won the gold medal, securing seven points from as many matches. Omnia Binte Yusuf Lubaba of Chattogram bagged the silver medal while Maiesha Mahzabin Tisha earned the bronze medal. In the boys' blitz chess, 16 players, two each from eight divisions, participated in the event. Another 16 players, two players each from eight divisions, took part in the girls' blitz chess event, based on a seven-round Swiss-system tournament. After the day's competitions, Chattogram Division earned two gold, two silver and one bronze medals in chess. Dhaka Division earned two gold, one silver and one bronze medals.
Bangladeshi FM Mehdi Hasan Parag beat Azerbaijani GM Azer Mirzoev in the sixth round match of the Paytakht Cup International Chess Festival, a category A tournament, held in the Iranian capital Tehran Tuesday. Parag played with white pieces to beat Azer. After the sixth-round matches, Bangladeshi IM Mohammad Fahad Rahman remained in the third spot with five other players, securing four and a half points. He settled for a draw with Indian IM Himal Gusain in the sixth-round match. Parag bagged four points from six encounters. Read more: Chess Olympiad: Bangladesh beat stronger Czech Republic in 3rd round
The first Sheikh Russel Youth Rapid Chess Championship 2023 organised by Sheikh Russel Chess Academy under the supervision of the Bangladesh Chess Federation will start Friday at 10am. Only players aged below 20 can participate in this day-long competition at the Bangladesh Chess Federation hall room of the National Sports Council in Dhaka. The prize distribution ceremony of the championship will also be held on the same day in the afternoon. KM Shahidullah, secretary general of Sheikh Russel Jatiya Shishu Kishore Parishad and vice-president of the Bangladesh Chess Federation, will be the chief guest at the prize distribution ceremony. Syed Shahab Uddin Shamim, general secretary of the Bangladesh Chess Federation and president of World Chess Federation (FIDE) Zone 3.2, will also be present. The competition will be held on a seven-round Swiss league system. The winners of this competition will get cash prize money of Tk20,000 in total. Read more: Bangabandhu 47th National Chess Championship begins on Thursday
Bangladeshi Grand Master Enamul Hossain Razib and International Master Mohammad Fahad Rahman earned full two points after the 2nd round matches of the Commonwealth Chess Championship'2022, held at Waskaduwa in Sri Lanka on Tuesday. In the 2nd round matches, GM Razib beat Saravanabaavan Brijesh of Sri Lanka while IM Fahad defeated Marapana Sanupa Bimsath of Sri Lanka. Read more: Sheikh Kamal Chess: 3 players share top spot A total of 94 players from seven countries including 12 Grandmasters, one Woman Grandmaster, seven International Masters and three Women International Masters are taking part in the event.
The six-nation Sheikh Russell Cup Invitational Team Chess Championship 2022, began Thursday at the Bangladesh Chess Federation in Dhaka, marking Sheikh Russell Day. All the six zone 3.2 countries of the World Chess Federation – Bhutan, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and hosts Bangladesh are taking part in the invitational team chess event. Youth and Sports Secretary Mesbah Uddin officially inaugurated the six-nation meet as the chief guest. Tarafder Md Ruhul Saif, director of the competition's sponsor Saif Powertec, Syed Shahab Uddin Shamim, general secretary of the Bangladesh Chess Federation, and KM Shahidullah, vice-president of the federation, were also present. Read: Sheikh Russel Cup Invitational Team Chess starts tomorrow in capital All teams will participate in the round-robin league system. At the end of the first phase, the super league will be held with the top three teams. It will also be held in a round-robin league format. A total of $10,000 will be awarded to the winners. The champion team will receive $ 4,000, the runners-up $3,000, the third-place finishers $2,000 and the fourth-place team $1,000. In the day's first-round matches after the inauguration ceremony, Bangladesh played against Sri Lanka, Pakistan faced the Maldives, and Nepal played against Bhutan. The second round matches will start at 3pm Friday at the same venue. In the second round, Pakistan will play Bangladesh, Bhutan will face Sri Lanka and the Maldives will play Nepal.
Two Bangladeshi players--International Master Mohammad Fahad Rahman and FIDE Master Mehdi Hasan Parag--lost their 6th round Category A matches of the 2nd International Chess Tournament, the President of Uzbekistan Cup in Tashkent Saturday morning. In the 6th round matches Saturday morning, IM Fahad lost to GM Aryan Chopra of India while FM Parag lost to IM Fayzullaev Akmal of Uzbekistan. Earlier in the 5th round match on Friday, Rahad Rahman (Rating-2405) shared points Dutch GM Sergey Tiviakov (Rating 2577). Read: Who is the current top Asian leg-spinner in T20I Cricket? IM Fahad played with black pieces to choose the France Defense and settled for a draw with GM Tiviakov in the 25th moves. In the other 5th round match, Bangladeshi FM Mehdi Hasan Parag beat WIM Egamberdieva Bakhora of Uzbekistan. After the 6th round matches, Fahad earned 3.5 points while FM Parag bagged 2 points The 7th round matches began Saturday afternoon. In the 7th round, IM Fahad playing against GM Yilmaz Mustafa of Turkey while FM Parag playing against Wkuziev Miraziz of Uzbekistan.
Bangladesh's Grand Master Ziaur Rahman, International Master Mohammad Fahad Rahman and Fide Master Tahsin Tajwar Zia made good start in the 22nd Dubai Open Chess Tournament after winning their respective 1st round matches held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) Saturday night. In the 1st round matches, GM Zia beat CM Khalifah Khalid of United Arab Emirates, IM Fahad beat FM Ahmed Fareed of United Arab Emirates and FM Tahsin beat Al Zaabi Talal of United Arab Emirates.Two other Bangladeshi players--FM Mehdi Hasan Parag lost to GM Aravindh Chithambaram of India while FM Md Taibur Rahman lost to GM Kuybokarov Temur of Australia in the other first round matches. Read: 22nd Dubai Open Chess Tournament gets underwayThe 2nd round matches began on Sunday from 7:00 pm Bangladesh time. In the day's 2nd round matches, GM Zia playing with Md Imran of India, IM Fahad playing against GM Nisipeanu Liviu-Dieter of Germany, FM Tahsin playing with IM N R Vignesh of India, FM Parag playing against Faisal Ali of United Arab Emirates while FM Taibur playing with Abdulrahim Salem of United Arab Emirates. A total of 171 players from 35 countries including 30 Grandmasters, 2 Women Grandmasters, 30 International Master and three Women International Masters are taking part in the event.