Dhaka, Nov 14 (UNB) – Fide Master Sheikh Nasir Ahmed of Bangladesh Navy dominated the Saif Powertec 43rd National B Chess Championship securing seven points after the 8th round matches held at the Bangladesh Chess Federation hall room on Tuesday.
Five players shared the 2nd position with 6.5 points each. They are: IM Mohammad Minhaz Uddin and FM Khondakar Aminul Islam of Bangladesh Navy, FM Mehdi Hasan Parag, FM Syed Mahfuzur Rahman and CM Chanchal Kumer Ghosh.
Four players shared the 3rd position collecting 6 points each. They are: IM Abu Sufian Shakil, WIM Shamima Akter Liza, CM Ikramul Haq Siam, CM Sohel Chowdhury of Titas Club, SM Sharon and Sharif Hossain of Bangladesh Navy, Golam Mostafa Bhuiyan of Mymensing and Mihir Lal Das of Sylhet.
In the day’s 8th round matches, FM Nasir beat CM Siam, FM Mehdi drew with CM Siam, FM Khondakar Amin drew with FM FM Mahfuz, IM Shakil drew with CM Sohel, Sharif beat Delwar, FM M Fahad Rahman drew with M.Masum Hossain, Sharon beat Shawket Bin Osman Shaon, WIM Liza beat CM Monir Hossain, Mostafa beat Uten, Mihir beat FM Rezaul Haque, FM M. Taibur Rahman beat Gias Uddin Ahmed, FM Mohammad Javed beat Mollah Istiaq Ahmed, Shafiq Ahmed beat Nasim Hossain Bhuiyan, Subrota beat Sheikh Khairul Islam, Habibur Rahman Sohel drew with FM Saif Uddin, Abjid Rahman beat Hanif Mollah, Sagar drew with Badal Halder and Jamal Uddin beat Emdadul Haque.
The 9th round matches will be held on Wednesday from 3pm at the same venue.