Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Rakib emerges unbeaten champ in Int’l Rating Chess

Grandmaster Abdullah Al Rakib of Bangladesh Navy emerged unbeaten champion in the Walton International Rating Chess Tournament which concluded at Bangladesh Chess Federation hallroom on Saturday. Rakib earned 8.5 after the final round of the meet to clinch the title, confirmed the title after 8th round games. FM Mehdi Hasan Parag of Leonine Chess Club ... Read more

Chess officials at loggerheads over GM tournament

The officials of the Bangladesh Chess Federation are at loggerheads over hosting an international Grand Masters tournament that has not been held in the last three years. Grand Master Niaz Murshed last organised a GM tournament at his personal initiative in 2010 and a similar initiative was taken by some officials only to receive no

Chess bids for new life

The Bangladesh Chess Federation (BCF) is trying to convince sponsors to sign up again to support the sport following Bangladesh’s ever-best result in the Chess Olympiad in Istanbul. Standard Chartered Bank, Mercantile Bank, Dutch-Bangla Bank, United Insurance Company, who have a long association with the chess federation, pulled out their