Bangladeshi FIDE Master Subrota Biswas earned 3 points in Open (Under-19) Group after the 5th round of the FIDE Online World Cadet and Youth Rapid Chess Championships'2020, Under-10, 12, 14, 18 and 16 Open Girls Division of the Asian Continental Selection Games, held on online chess platform Tornelo on Saturday.
The 3rd, 4th and 5th round games were held on Saturday.
After the day's 5th round games, Nusrat Jahan Alo in Girls Under-14 Group earned 2.5 points while Mortuza Mahthir Islam in Open U-16 Group, WFM Noshin Anjum in Girls Under-16 Group, Swarnavo Choudhury in Open Under-14 Group, Wadifa Ahmed in Girls U-12 Group and Sakline Mostafa Sajid in Open U-10 Group earned 2 points each.
Kazi Zarin Tasnim in Girls U-16 Group and Syed Ridwan in Open U-12 Group earned 1 point each.
In the 3rd round games, FM Subrota beat FM Bulgankhan Ganzorig of Mongolia; Mortuza drew with Khaled Waleed Abdullah of Yemen, Swarnavo lost to IM Bharath Subramaniyam of India, Sajid beat Adwa Fattah Achmad of Indonesia, Ridwan lost to Sreyas Payyappat of India.
In Girls Section, WFM Noshin beat Nour Saleh Jasim of UAE, Alo beat Amin-Erdene Bayanmunkh of Mongolia, Zarin lost to Assoum Nour of Lebanon and Wadifa lost to Feng Eunice of Hong Kong.
In the 4th Round games of Open Section, FM Subrota beat IM Sankalp Gupta of India, Mortuza beat Hamad Bader of UAE, Swarnavo beat Abdullah Mohammed Al Homaid of Qatar, Sajid beat Rashid Husain Alhammadi of UAE and Ridwan lost to Soud Jaber of UAE.
In the 4th round games of Girls Section, Zarin beat Aishath Himya Ibrahim Mujah of Maldives, Alo drew with WFM Munkhzul Davaakhuu of Mongolia, Wadifa beat Aizharyk Kaliza of Kazakistan and WFM Noshin lost to Cai Youyang of Hong Kong.
In the 5th round game, Wadifa beat Maryam Mishka Migdhaadh of Maldives, Mortuza drew with Bilal Hammad of Palestine, Ridwan got bye, FM Subrota lost to Gholami Orimi Mahdi of Iran, Swarnavo lost to Sun Jiajun of China, Sajid lost to Yeganegi Barad of Iran, WFM Noshin lost to WFM Altantuya Boldbaatar of Mongolia, Alo lost to Renganayaki V of India and Zarin lost to WCM Tharushi T H D Niklesha of Sri Lanka.
The 6th and 7th round games will be held on Sunday.
Four Bangladeshi players earned one point each from two age groups in the Asian Continental Selection matches of the FIDE Online World Cadet and Youth Rapid Chess (Under-10, 12, 14, 18, 16 Open and Girls Division) Championship '20 that began on online chess platform Tornelo on Friday.
The first and second round matches were held on the opening day and after the second round matches, four Bangladeshi players have won one game each to earn one point.
They are -- FIDE Master Subrata Biswas in Open Under-19 Group, FIDE Master Noshin Anjum in Girls Under-16 Group, Swarnavo Choudhury in Open Under-14 Group and Nusrat Jahan Alo in Girls Under-14 Group.
Five other Bangladeshi players, who lost both of their matches are -- Sakline Mostafa Sajid in Open U-10 Group, Syed Ridwan in Open U-12 Group, Wadifa Ahmed in Girls U-12 Group, Mortuza Mahthir Islam in Open U-16 Group and Kazi Jarin Tasnim in Girls U-16 Group.
In the first round matches, FM Subrota beat Yazan Abo Khalaf of Palestine, Alo beat Kiyan Mohamed Usamath of Maldives, WFM Noshin lost to Nuha Rilwan of Maldives, Zarin lost to WFM Zahedifar Anahita of Iran, Mortuza lost to FM Amartuvshin Ganzorig of Mongolia, Swarnavo lost to IM Daneshvar Bardiya of Iran, Riwan lost to Xiao Tong(Qd) of China, Wadifa lost to Zhunusbekova Aymonchok of Kyrgyzstan and Sajid lost to CM Nurgaliyev Sauat of Uzbekistan.
In the second round, WFM Noshin beat Van Sebille Sulia of Australia, Swarnavo beat Kaung Mon Thar of Myanmar, FM Subrota lost to GM P Iniyan of India, Zarin lost to Estur Grace Co of Guam, Mortuza lost to Sarmiento Cyle of Guam, Alo lost to WFM Vishwa Vasnawala of India, Ridwan lost to Ashraf Artin of Iran, Wadifa lost to Wang Xiao Jiao of Indonesia and Sajid lost to El Habboub Hicham of Lebanon.
The Asian Continental selection game will be held on 7-round Swiss-league format in three days. Three players of each group will qualify in the final stage.
Third, fourth and fifth round games will be held on Saturday.
Ahmedul Hasan Ashique of Dainik Jugantor emerged champion in marathon race of the Walton-Crime Reporters Association of Bangladesh (CRAB) Sports Festival held at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Thursday.
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In the shooting competition at the same venue on Thursday, Rashed Nizam of Channel 24 emerged champion, Shahriar Arif of the same team became runner-up while Jahangir Alam of UNB finished 3rd.
Executive Director of the meet's sponsor Walton Group FM Iqbal Anwar Dawn was the chief guest at the day's sports meet.
Hornets Sporting Club has finished runners-up in the six-team Bangabandhu Unimed UniHealth Premier Division Basketball League 2020.
They beat Rangers Club by 70-56 points in the last league match at the Dhanmondi wooden floor gymnasium on Sunday.
On Saturday, Dhumketu Club emerged as the new champions with unbeaten records of securing full 10 points from five matches while Hornets SC became runners-up with nine points from the same number of games.
At the competition's closing ceremony, Bangladesh Basketball Federation President Dr Mostafa Jalal Mohiuddin, also the president of Bangladesh Medical Association, was the chief guest and M Mosaddek Hossain, Unimed UniHealth Pharmaceutical managing director, was the special guest.
Champions Dhumketu Club received prize money of Tk30,000 while runners-up Hornets SC got Tk25,000.
Also, all the six participating teams received appearance money of Tk30,000 each.
In the day's last league match, Hornets SC dominated the first half by 38-23 points.
Wadud scored 24 points, and Elias grabbed 13 points for the winners while Mehedi contributed 22 and Linkon 18 for the losers.
Tariq Aziz of Dhumketu Club was adjudged the most valuable player, Shamsuzaman Khan Shoeb of the same club named as the highest scorer.
And Ishtiaque Noor of Josephites Club was adjudged the most promising player of the league.
Came from behind, Bangladesh Ansar & VDP team clinched Walton First Federation Cup Women's Handball crown beating Bangladesh Police Handball Club by 31-23 goals in the final at the Shaheed (Capt) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium here on Saturday.
The winners were trailing by 13-16 goals in the first half.
Khadiza scored six goals for Ansar & VDP while Khaleda contributed the match highest seven goals for the runners-up Police team in the final.
Rubina of Police team was adjudged the best player of the tournament, arranged on the occasion of Mujib Borsho.
Turkish Ambassador in Bangladesh Mustafa Osman Turan witnessed the day's final as the chief guest and distributed the champions and runners-up trophies.
Executive Director of the meet's sponsor Walton Group FM Iqbal Bin Anwar Dawn and Head of the Programme Development of Radio Today Zahirul Islam Tutul were also present as special guests.
Earlier in the semifinals, Ansar & VDP eliminated
Naogaon DSA by 40-17 goal after leading the first half by 19-6 goal while Bangladesh Police Handball team outplayed Jamalpur Sports Academy by 38-13 goal after dominating the first half by 16-8 goal.