Bangladesh Navy clinched the Bangabandhu Under-23 (3 on 3) Basketball title beating Josephites Club by 14-12 points in the final at the Dhanmondi Wooden floor gymnasium on Saturday.
Earlier in the day, Flame Boys B team emerged champions in the Bangabandhu Under-16 (3 on 3) Basketball Tournament beating Flame Boys A team by 8-6 points in the event’s final at the same venue.
In the Bangabandhu Under-18 (3 on 3) Basketball competition, Bangladesh Air Force lifted the crown beating Hornets SC by 17-14 points in the event's final at the same venue, also on Saturday.
President of Bangladesh Basketball Federation Dr Mostafa Jalal Mohiuddin, who is also the president of Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA) and a former MP, witnessed the day's finals as the chief guest and later he distributed the trophies of all the three events.
The final of the BCB President’s Cup between Mahmudullah XI and Najmul XI, originally scheduled for Friday, has been shifted to Sunday due to inclement weather.
The decision has been taken considering the inclement weather forecast over the next couple of days.
BCB CEO Nizam Uddin Chowdhury said: “This has been a very well-received tournament so far and we want to finish it in a befitting manner.
“The weather prediction is not favourable in the next two days and therefore, the final has been rescheduled for next Sunday to give every opportunity of holding a full-time game.”
The final will start at 1:30pm (local time) on Sunday with Monday being a reserved day.
Bangladesh team were eliminated from the preliminary phase in the open section of the Asian Nations Cup Online Chess Championship 2020 on Sunday.
Bangladesh finished 10th securing 11 match points from nine matches to be eliminated from the meet, organized by the Asian Chess Federation.
Top eight teams advanced to the quarter-finals from open section.
The seventh, eighth and ninth round matches of the open section were held on Sunday.
In the seventh round, Bangladesh team defeated Japan by 2.5-1.5 game points.
For Bangladesh, Grandmaster Ziaur Rahman and Grandmaster Reefat Bin Sattar defeated FIDE Master Baba Masahiro and Otawa Yuto of Japan respectively. Grandmaster Niaz Murshed drew with Japanese Candidate Master Tran Thanh Tu and International Master Mohammad Fahad Rahman lost to International Master Nanjo Ryosukie of Japan.
In the eighth round, Bangladesh lost to India by 0.5-3.5 game points.
Only Bangladeshi Grandmaster Reefat Bin Sattar drew with Grandmaster SP Sethuraman of India.
Grandmaster Niaz Murshed, Grandmaster Ziaur Rahman and International Master Mohammad Minhaz Uddin Sagar lost to B Adhiban, Surya Shekhar Ganguly and Krishnan Sasikiran of India respectively.
In the ninth or final round, Bangladesh defeated Sri Lanka by 4-0 game points.
Bangladesh's International Master Fahad, Grandmaster Zia, Grandmaster Reefat and International Master Sagor defeated Sri Lankan FIDE Master Thilakarathne, GMH FIDE Master Doluweera, Minul Sanjula, Candidate Master Liyanage, Ranindu Dilshanand and FIDE Master De Silva respectively.
After the nine round first phase, Iran finished top with 15 points, the Philippines became second and Mongolia became third with 14 points each. Australia finished fourth with 13 points and Indonesia, India, Kazakhstan and Singapore finished 5th to 8th places with 12 points each.
The top eight teams will play in the quarter finals of the open section on Monday (October 19).
However, the seventh, eighth and ninth round matches of the women's section will be held on Monday.
The Sheikh Russel International Onlines Air Rifle Shooting Championship' 2020, marking the birthday of the younger son of the Bangabandu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, will inaugurate here on Saturday (October 17).
State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell MP will inaugurate the two-day meet in the morning, organised by Bangladesh Shooting Sports Federation.
But, the competition will begin Sunday afternoon from 2 pm in an online platform .
Shooters from seven countries--India, Pakistan, South Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Bhutan and hosts Bangladesh --will compete in the 60-round Air Rifle competition.
The champions pair of the meet will receive prize money of US dollar 1000, the runners-up pair will get US dollar 700 while the 3rd ranked pair will receive US dollar 500 as prize money.
Bangladesh earned seven points from six matches in the Asian Nations Cup Online Chess Championship 202O on Friday.
The 4th, 5th, and 6th round matches of the open section were held on Friday.
In the day's 4th round, Bangladesh team lost to Australia by 3.5 -05 game points.
Only GM Ziaur Rahman drew with GM Illingworth, Max of Australia.
GM Niaz Murshed, IM Mohammad Fahad Rahman, GM Ziaur Rahman and GM Reefat Bin Sattar lost to GM Smirnov, Anton, GM Kuybokarov, Temur and GM Ly, Moulthun of Australia respectively.
In the day's 5th round, Bangladesh beat Tajikistan by 2 5-1 5 game points.
GM Reefat and IM Mohammad Minhaz Uddin Sagor won against Khusenkhojaev Mustafokhuja and Sharifov Mekhriddin of Tajikistan respectively.
GM Zia drew with Kabilov, Amin and IM Fahad lost to Karimov, Alisher.
In the 6th round, Bangladesh lost to Kyrgyzstan by 2.5-1.5 game points.
GM Niaz and GM Zia drew with IM Markov Mikhail and IM Abdyjapar, Asyl of Kyrgyzstan respectively.
GM Reefat beat IM Sagor lost to CM Sezdbekov Ruslan and CM Orozbaev Eldiar of Kyrgyzstan respectively.
The 7th, 8th and 9th round games of the open section will be held on October 18 .
The 4th, 5th and 6th round matches of the women's section will be held on Saturday (October 17) at the same time.