Manan Reza Neer confirmed the title with the ninth and final round remaining
Bangladesh Candidate Master Manan Reza Neer clinched the boys’ U-8 category at the Western Asia Youth and Junior Chess in Uzbekistan.
Neer confirmed the title with the ninth and final round remaining. He earned seven points after the eighth and penultimate round. The young Bangladesh CM defeated two Uzbek players in the seventh and eighth round.
Meanwhile, Kazi Zarin Tasnim has garnered four points after round eight in the girls’ U-16 category, CM Nowshin Anjum totaled four points after round seven in the girls’ U-14 event, Wadifa Ahmed collected 3.5 points after round seven in the girls’ U-10 section while Warsira Khushbu gathered two points after round in the girls’ U-8 category.