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Premier Chess: Holders BD Navy plays 2-2 draw with Sheikh Russel MSC

Tuesday 08 December, 2015 12:00:00 am

Premier Chess: Holders BD Navy plays 2-2 draw with Sheikh Russel MSC

Dhaka, Dec 8 (UNB) – Defending champion Bangladesh Navy Chess team played 2-2 drew with Sheikh Russel Memorial Sporting Club in the 3rd round match of the Walton Premier Division Chess League held at NSC Tower auditorium lounge on Tuesday.


Sheikh Russel Memorial Sporting Club is now leading the points table securing 5 points from 3 matches. Golden Sporting Club is in the 2nd position with 4 points from 3 matches.


Holders Bangladesh Navy, Bangladesh Navy Junior team and Sonali Bank SRC shared the 3rd slot securing three points each. 


In today’s the 3rd round matches, GM Ziaur Rahman of Bangladesh Navy beat FM Mohammad Fahad Rahman of Sheikh Russel MSC; Indian IM Diptayan Ghosh of Sheikh MSC beat National champion IM Mohammad Minhaz Uddin of Navy; GM Mollah Abdullah Abdullah Al Rakib of Navy drew with Indian GM Dibyendu Barua of Sheikh Russel MSC; GM Enamul Hossain Razib of Bangladesh Navy drew with GM Niaz Murshed of Sheikh Russel MSC.


Meanwhile, in other 3rd round matches, the Golden Sporting Club beat Leonine Chess Club by 3.5-0.5 points, Sonali Bank SRC beat Sultana Kamal Smriti Pathagar by 3.5-05 points while Titas Club Chess Team drew 2-2 with Bangladesh Navy Junior Team.


The 4th round matches will be held Wednesday from 1:00 pm at the same venue.


The 4th round matches are: Sultana Kamal Pathagar vs Bangladesh Navy Junior Team; Leonine CC vs Sonali Bank SRC; Bangladesh Navy vs Golden Sporting Club and Pritom-Prism Chess vs Sheikh Russel MSC