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Niaz shares 3rd place

Update : 04 May 2014, 04:35 PM

Bangladesh Grandmaster Niaz Murshed beat Ugandan International Master Emojong Elijah in the 8th round of the Capablanca Chess Festival at Pretoria,South Africa yesterday.

Niaz bagged 4.5 points after the end of the 8th round and was sharing the 3rd position with two other players. A total of 10 Grandmasters are playing in the GM section and Niaz was ranked fourth among them. Former world champion Gary Kasparov will distribute the prizes as the chief guest in the concluding ceremony.


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