Saturday, May 26, 2018 | ePaper

IM Minhaz Uddin becomes unbeaten champion in SGS Open FIDE Rating Chess

  • Print




IM Mohammad Minhaz Uddin of Bangladesh Navy became unbeaten champion in the SGS Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament held on Monday at the Hall Room of Bangladesh Chess Federation.
This competition was sponsored by the Saif Global Sports (SGS) and organised by Bangladesh Chess Federation.
IM Minhaz earned 8 points to clinch the title. Three players earned 7.5 points each. In tie-breaking system M Sharif Hossain of Bangladesh Navy became runner-up, FM Rezaul Haque became 3rd and CM Chanchal Kumer Ghosh became 4th.
Three players earned 7 points each.  In tie-breaking system IM Abu Sufuan Shakil became 5th, S. M. Sharon became 6th and Uten became 7th.
Nine players earned 6.5 points and received 8th to 16th positions, They are: CM Mahtabuddin Ahmed, CM Sohel Chowdhury, FM Sk. Nasir Ahmed, Md. Siddiqur Rahman, Shafiq Ahmed, Nayem Haque, Md. Sagar, Subrato Biswas, & Golam Mostafa Bhuiyan. FM Mohammad Javed became 17th and P. J. Bakul Barua became 18th with 6 points each.
WIM Shamima Akter Liza became best woman, rating and unrated categories prizes received Avik Sarker, M Sohel Howlader, Javed Al Azad and Chaklader Rahamatur Rab Hasmi. Best Uner-12 Boys Mahin Ahmed Shuvo, Best Under-16 Boys Amit Bikram Roy, Best Under-16 Girls Noshin Anjum and Best Under-12 Girls Jannatul Fredous.
The 9th or last round games were held on Sunday. In last round IM Minhaz drew with Sharif, CM Chanchal beat CM Sohel, FM Reza beat FM Javed, IM Shakil beat WIM Liza and Uten beat Mohammed Enayet Hossain.  The Prize-Distribution Ceremony was held after end of the games. K M Shahidullah Chairman Tournament Committee and Vice President of Bangladesh Chess Federation and Syed Shahab Uddin Shamim General Secretary of Bangladesh Chess Federation distributed prizes among the winners.
Moniruzzaman Palash Joint Secretary of Bangladesh Chess Federation, Ahmed Sayed Al-Fatah General Manager of Saif Global Sports and Chief Arbiter Md. Haroon ur Rashid spoke on the occasion.
National Instructor Mahmuda Hoque Chowdhury Moly Managing Director of Elegant International Chess Academy was present in the ceremony.
Total one lac fifty thousand taka cash prize money was given to winners. The event was held in 9 round Swiss-League system and total 159 players participated in it.

More News For this Category

Klopp seeks turnaround to five forgettable finals

AFP, Kiev :"We've won it five times," Liverpool supporters sing to celebrate their five European Cup final victories, but Jurgen Klopp, manager of the English giants, is attempting to

Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Alex Killorn (left) takes a shot as he gets in front of Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov during the second period of Game 7 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series on Wednesday.

Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Alex Killorn (left) takes a shot as he gets in front of Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov during the second period of Game 7 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series on Wednesday.

.

International FIDE Rating Chess Tournament begins today

Sports Reporter :The Walton International FIDE Rating Chess Tournament begins today at Bangladesh Chess Federation hall-room.Bangladesh Chess Federation has arranged the chess competition under auspices of Walton Group.Adviser to

Premier Div Hockey Abahani defeat Sonali Bank

Premier Div Hockey Abahani defeat Sonali Bank

Sports Reporter :Dhaka Abahani Limited defeated Sonali Bank Limited by 9-1 goals in their match of the Green Delta Insurance Premier Division Hockey League at the Maulana Bhashani National

Noah Rubin of the United States returns a ball to Fabio Fognini of Italy during their second round match at the Geneva Open tournament in Geneva, Switzerland on Wednesday.

Noah Rubin of the United States returns a ball to Fabio Fognini of Italy during their second round match at the Geneva Open tournament in Geneva, Switzerland on Wednesday.

Sonali Bank beat Bangladesh SC

Sports Reporter :Sonali Bank Limited beat Bangladesh Sporting Club by 3-1 goals in their match of the Green Delta Insurance Premier Division Hockey League at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey

 Mohammedan beat Mariners

Mohammedan beat Mariners

Sports Reporter :Dhaka Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited beat Dhaka Mariner Youngs Club by 3-1 goals in the day's second match of the Green Delta Insurance Premier Division Hockey League at

National Women's Baseball to start on July 25

Sports Reporter :The National Women's Baseball Competition will start on July 23 at the Sultana Kamal Women's Sports Complex in the city's Dhanmondi.Bangladesh Baseball-Softball Association will arrange the three-day long

International FIDE Rating Chess to begin on May 26

Sports Reporter :The Walton International FIDE Rating Chess Tournament will begin from May 26 at 2:00 pm at Bangladesh Chess Federation hall-room. It's an open event for all chess players.

BD earn 5 gold medals in 2nd Kathmandu Int'l Taekwondo

Bangladesh team finished 2nd runners-up securing 14 medals, including five gold  in the 2nd Kathmandu International Kyorugi and Poomsae Taekwondo Championships held recently at the Dasarath Rangasala gymnasium in the