The Tangail International Rating Chess tournament began at the Bangabandhu Auditorium of Tangail Press Club on Friday. The five-day tournament is organised by the Bangladesh Chess Federation in association with Tangail District Sports Association. A total of 125 local players along with four Indians are participating in the event, which has total prize money of Tk 1,20,000.
Local lawmaker Sanwar Hossen inaugurated the tournament.
Women International Master, Rani Hamid, acting deputy commissioner of Tangail, Lal Hossen, additional DIG of police, Md. Shahabuddin Khan, RAB-12 commanding officer, Mohiuddin Faruqi, Tangail Press Club president Ataur Rahman Azad were among others present.
The tournament will end on September 15.
-With New Age input