Hasan Memorial Club and Esoft Arena Club are jointly leading the First Division Chess League standing with points after the fifth round Wednesday in Dhaka.
The sixth round of the nine-day competition, organised by Bangladesh Chess Federation and sponsored by Marcel, a concern of Walton Group, will be held Thursday.
The Tk1 lakh tournament will conclude Sunday. A total of 10 teams are taking part in the competition.
The champion will receive Tk50,000, the runners up tk30,000 and the third placed side Tk20,000.