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  • Women win, men draw in Chess Olympiad

    Women win, men draw in Chess Olympiad

    Bangladesh women’s team earned six match points while the men’s team collected 13 game points after the end of the seventh round till Thursday

  • Bangladesh off to winning start in Chess Olympiad

    Bangladesh off to winning start in Chess Olympiad

    Bangladesh men’s team outplayed San Marino by 4-0 points while the women’s side beat Sudan by the same scoreline

  • Bangladesh confident ahead of Chess Olympiad

    Bangladesh confident ahead of Chess Olympiad

    BCF arranged a camp for the participants but failed to provide a foreign coach, despite promises from the newly-elected committee more than two months ago

  • Fahad’s grand dream

    Fahad’s grand dream

    Fahad first gained attention in 2011 when as an eight-year old he beat the second Bangladeshi GM Ziaur Rahman, in a friendly duel in just eight minutes

  • Triumphant Fahad now targeting IM norm

    Triumphant Fahad now targeting IM norm

    The day-long festival, organised by GMs Rakib and Enamul Hoque Rajib, was held at the auditorium of Mohammedan where 84 youngsters participated

  • Zia reclaims national title

    Zia reclaims national title

    Zia chose Caro-Kan Defense while Enamul continued with Classical VariationGrandmaster Ziaur Rahman emerged as the unbeaten champion of the 40th Berger Paints National ‘A’ Chess after drawing his last-round game with GM Enamul Hossain Razib at the media center of the Bangladesh Olympic Association yesterday.

    Playing with black pieces, Zia chose Caro-Kan Defense while Enamul continued with Classical Variation. Following the 11th move Enamul offered a draw and Zia accepted it. Zia earned 11 points and reclaimed the title after a three-year gap. This was Zia’s 13th national chess title.

  • Zia draw away from title

    Zia draw away from title

    Zia chose Catalan Opening and won the game in the 60th moveGrandmaster Ziaur Rahman continued to dominate in the Berger Paints National ‘A’ Chess beating Uten in the 12th round at Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) media centre yesterday.

    Playing with white pieces, Zia chose Catalan Opening and won the game in the 60th move. Zia now has 10.5 points after the end of penultimate round. A draw against GM Enamul Hossain today in the final round will be enough for Zia to lift the title.

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    Zia maintains big lead after round seven

    Zia played with black pieces and won the game in 59 movesGrandmaster Ziaur Rahman maintained his solo lead in the Berger Paints National Chess with 6.5 points. He beat Fide Master Rezaul Haque in the seventh round at the media centre of the Bangladesh Olympic Association yesterday.

    Zia played with black pieces and won the game in 59 moves.

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    Masum stuns GM Rakib in National Chess

    Masum, who beat GM Niaz Murshed in the 3rdround, won after 38 movesMasum Hossain stunned reigning champion GM Abdullah Al Rakib in the 4th round of the Berger Paints National Chess at the Media Centre of Bangladesh Olympic Association yesterday.

    Masum, who beat GM Niaz Murshed in the 3rdround, won after 38 moves. IM
    Minhazuddin Ahmed lost his 4th round game against Uten as GM Ziaur Rahman won against Golam Mostafa Bhuiyan to climb to top of the table. 

  • Rakib draws with Niaz in National Chess

    Rakib draws with Niaz in National Chess

    Reigning champion GM Abdullah Al Rakib of Bangladesh Navy drew his second round match against GM Niaz Murshed of Dhaka Mohammedan SC Limited in the Berger Paints National Chess at Bangladesh Olympic Association media centre yesterday.

    Rakib played with white pieces in Queen’s Gambit Declined game. Niaz offered a draw after 12 moves but Rakib refused. However, after 18 moves Rakib offered a draw and Niaz accepted.

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