Hans Niemann has likely cheated in more than 100 chess games

A Chess.com report has found that the scale of Niemann’s cheating is far greater and has lasted longer than he has publicly admitted Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com Chess grandmaster Hans Moke Niemann may have cheated more than 100 times, according to new research published by a leading chess website. “Overall, we have found that Hans … Read more

Liza clinches women’s nat’l chess title

Woman International Master Shamima Akhter Liza clinched the title of 35th National Women’s Chess Championship with a game in hand after she beat Nazrana Khan Eva in the penultimate round on Sunday. Reigning champion Liza has now won her all 10 matches in this year’s competition, raising the prospect of a rare all-win championship.

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Zia joins Navy

Grand Master Ziaur Rahman signed a deal with Bangladesh Navy chess team after GM duo Abdullah Al Rakib and Enamul Hossain Rajib, confirmed a Navy official on Tuesday.
With the inclusion of Ziaur Rahman, Bangladesh Navy is going to offer a huge challenge to Mohammedan Sporting Club who use to form the best chess team in the premier league.

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Fahad lifts Malaysian chess title

Bangladesh’s Fide Master Mohammad Fahad Rahman became unbeaten champion in the Under-12 group of the 6th Swensen Age Group Chess Championship, a part of Malaysian Chess Festival, in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday. The event was held with the formation of Rapid chess where Fahad and three other players earned 5.5 points each. In the tie-breaker, Fahad beat

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Zia unbeaten champion

Grandmaster Ziaur Rahman emerged unbeaten champion in the Gazi Habibur Rahman International Rating Chess Tournament, which concluded at the Bangladesh Chess Federation hall room yesterday.
Zia beat Shawkat Hossain Pollob to earn 8.5 points from nine rounds. FM Mehdi Hasan Parag and Uten finished second and third respectively

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Shakil finishes 86th in World Open Chess

Bangladeshi International Master Abu Sufian Shakil, a player of Dhaka Mohammedan SC, finished 86th in the World Open Chess held in Arlington, Virginia in USA.
Shakil earned 4.5 points from eight matches.
In 8th round match, Shakil lost to

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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 finished

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Rani wins gold in C’wealth Chess

Bangladesh claimed their second medal in the Commonwealth Chess Championship when Women’s International Master Rani Hamid won gold medal in the senior age (over 60-year) group in New Delhi, India on Wednesday. Rani’s success came a day after Fide Master Mohammad Fahad Rahman had won the bronze medal in the Under-12 group. Rani completed her game

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Rajib sharing 3rd position in Mayor Cup Chess

Bangladeshi GM Enamul Hossain Rajib shared the 3rd position in the 6th Mayor Cup International Open Chess Tournament along with eight other players securing 4.5 points after
the 6th round matches in the Indian city of Mumbai on Saturday.
After the 6th round, another Bangladeshi

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Zia, Razib, Parag earn 1.5 points each

Bangladeshi GM Ziaur Rahman, GM Enamul Hossain Razib and FM Mehdi Hasan Parag earned 1.5 points each after the 2nd round matches of the 6th Mayor Cup International Open Chess
Tournament held in the Indian city of Mumbai on Thursday.
Two other Bangladeshi players FM Debaraj Chatterjee

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Sharmin Shirin earns FIDE master title

National women’s chess champion, Sharmin Sultana Shirin, achieved a rare feat on Wednesday as she was crowned only the sixth Bangladeshi woman to earn the FIDE master title, the Bangladesh Chess federation confirmed it through a press release.
The World Chess Federation confirmed the status

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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

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Rajib, Liza win chess golds

Grand Master Enamul Hossain Rajib of Bangladesh Navy and Women International Master Shamima Akter Liza of Titas Gas Transmission & Distribution won gold medals respectively in men’s and women’s chess in Bangladesh Games on Monday.
Rajib and Grand Master Ziaur Rahman of Bangladesh Ansar

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