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Ziaur maintains lead in Delhi Int’l Open GM Chess

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Friday 12 January, 2018 08:50:40 pm

Ziaur maintains lead in Delhi Int’l Open GM Chess

Dhaka, Jan 12 (UNB) – Bangladesh GM Ziaur Rahman maintained the solo lead in the points table of the 16th Delhi Open International Rating Chess Tournament after the 5th round games in New Delhi, India on Friday.

Ziaur, a player of SAIF Sporting Club, secured full five points from five rounds to maintain the lead, while among other Bangladesh players Tahsin Tajwar earned 2 points and Mezanur Rahman earned 1 point from five rounds. 

In the 5th round, GM Ziaur beat number one seeded player of Tajikistan GM Amonatov Farrukh. 
Tahsin played draw against Mendonca Leon Luke of India, Mezan lost to Hamal Manish of Nepal while Abu Kashem lost to Rindhiya of India.