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  • Rausis to coach again

    Latvian Grand Master Igor Rausis is all set to take charge of the Bangladesh chess team for the fifth time ahead of the 43rd Chess

  • Warsia bags the gold

    Warsia Khusbu bagged a gold medal in the Blitz Chess event of the Asian Youth Chess Championships in Thailand yesterday.

  • Chess team fly off to Thailand

    A Bangladesh chess team including ten players left for Bangkok yesterday to take part in two seperate competitions, said a press release

  • FIDE chief urges more

    The chief executive officer of the World Chess Federation (FIDE), Geoffrey Borg, has urged Bangladesh's government and chess

  • Zia runner-up in Delhi

    Grand Master Ziaur Rahman became runner-up in the 16th Delhi Open International Rating Chess tournament after playing out a draw

  • Zia beats Tiviakov

    Grand Master Ziaur Rahman maintained his second position in the Delhi Open Chess Tournament after beating Dutch GM Sergei Tiviakov in the ninth round at the IGI Stadium in New Delhi yesterday.

  • Zia up in 2nd position

    Grand Master Ziaur Rahman climbed up to second position in the 16th Delhi Open International Rating Chess

  • Zia falls to 3rd in Delhi

    GM Ziaur Rahman slipped to third position in the points table in the 16th Delhi Open International Rating Chess Tournament with 5.5

  • Zia leads in Delhi chess

    GM Ziaur Rahman maintained his solo lead in the 16th Delhi Open International Rating Chess Tournament with five points after the fifth round in New Delhi yesterday.

  • Veni, Vidi, Vici for Bengal

    Newcomers Bengal Chess Club became unbeaten champions of the SA Group Premier Division Chess League, beating a stiff challenge from holders Saif Sporting Club, following their final round victory over Fire Services team yesterday.

  • Saif SC hold solo lead

    Defending champions Saif Sporting Club maintained their sole lead at the end of the eighth round of the Premier Division Chess League yesterday. Saif SC took their tally to 14 points from seven matches after beating Bangladesh Navy by 4-0 game points on Saturday.

  • Bengal take lead

    Bengal Chess Club led the points table at the end of the fifth round of SA Premier Division Chess League, which is being held at the NSC Tower Auditorium Lounge.

  • Bengal to challenge Saif

    Bengal Chess Club is all set to return to top flight chess after 31 years when the 17th edition of the Premier Division Chess League gets underway today with 11 clubs taking part.

  • Enamul Hossain Razib-Abdullah Al Rakib

    Razib denies Rakib again

    Grand Master Enamul Hossain Razib retained the title of the National 'A' Chess Championship after beating fellow GM Abdullah Al Rakib in title-deciding playoffs at the Bangladesh Chess Federation hall room yesterday.

  • Chess title to be decided thru' playoff

    The title of Omicon 43rd National A Chess Championship will be decided today after holder GM Enamul Hossain Razib and last edition's

  • Fahad beats Zia again

    FIDE Master Fahad Rahman beat GM Ziaur Rahman in the ninth round of the Omicon Group 43rd National 'A' Chess Championship yesterday.

  • Razib held by Rakib

    Defending champion GM Enamul Hossain Razib was held to a draw by last edition's runners-up GM Abdullah Al Rakib as the Omicon

  • Liza to compete against men

    Women's International Master (WIM) Shamima Akter Liza will be the first female player in 16 years to compete against male counterparts when the Omicon Group 43rd National A Chess Championship gets underway at the Bangladesh Chess Federation today.

  • Uttara CCC win 2nd Div chess

    Uttara Central Chess Club emerged unbeaten champions in the Walton Second Division Chess League, which concluded yesterday.

  • Inter-varsity chess begins at Brac Uni

    The Berger First Inter University Chess Championship, organised by Brac University Chess Club, started at the Brac University Auditorium yesterday. Fourteen universities – both public and private – along with one college are taking part in the three-day competition.

  • Rakib ousted in first round

    Grand Master Abdullah Al Rakib was eliminated from the Chess World Cup in Tblisi, Georgia after losing both bouts of his first round

  • Rakib's WC campaign begins

    GM Abdullah Al Rakib departed last night for Georgia to take part in the World Cup Chess, which is scheduled to take place in Tbilisi between September 2 and 28.

  • Shirin takes third title

    After five years, WFM Sharmin Sultana Shirin regained the National Women's Chess Championship title when she beat

  • Shirin leads in women's chess

    WFM Sharmin Sultana Shirin maintained her sole lead in the Walton 37th National Women's Chess Championship, with seven points after the end of the seventh round yesterday.

  • Felicitations for Saif SC

    Saif Sporting Club accorded a reception to its chess team following their second-placed finish in the Asian Chess Club Champions League

  • Ailing chess champion in need of help

    Three-time sub-junior chess champion Ikramul Haq Siam has appealed to the financially fortunate to come forward to save his life as the

  • Inter-Uni chess championship coming up

    An inter-university chess championship under the aegis of the BRAC University Chess Club and sponsored by Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited will be held from September 25 to 27.

  • Minhaz wins rating chess title

    IM Minhaz Uddin Ahmed became unbeaten champion in the Category 'A' of the Saif Powertec 2nd International Rating Chess Tournament,

  • 5 Players share lead

    Five players shared the lead in Category A of the Saif PowerTec 2nd International Rating Chess Tournament at the close of the sixth

  • Minhaz held by Shakil

    IM Minhazuddin Ahmed slipped from the top of category A of Saif PowerTec 2nd International Rating Chess Tournament after drawing