BCF Press-Release - Round 9
Minhazuddin Ahmed Sagar of Destiny 2000 Ltd. became champion in the 28thBASIC Bank National Junior (Under-20 years) Boys & Girls ChessChampionship-2007, sponsored by BASIC Bank Limited and organised byBangladesh Chess Federation. Sagar earned total 8 points after end of the9th or last round games to clinch the title. 9th or last round games wereheld yesterday (Tuesday) in the last round Sagar beat Abdullah Al Saif.Shamima Akter Liza of Narayangonj became runner-up with 7½ points. Liza wassolo lead in the points table up to 7th round and sharing lead up to 8thround but in the last round she drew with Nurul Islam Mahin of Manikgonj. 4players earned 7 points each. Their positions decided by tie-breakingsystem. Abdullah Al Saif of Quality School & College became 3rd, NurulIslam Mahin became 4th, Mohammad Sagar became 5th & Rezaul Islam Babu ofRajbari became 6th. 3 players are earned 6½ points each. Their positionsare: 7th-Masum Hossain, 8th-Golam Sarwar and 9th-Moniruzzaman Emon. In thelast round Babu beat Sharif, Md. Sagar beat Siam, Sarwar beat Raju and Emonbeat Pavel. The event was held in 9 round Swiss-league system and total 102players participated.
Bangladesh Chess News - Round 8
Shamima Akter Liza of Narayangonj lost her 8th round games againstMinhazuddin Ahmed Sagar. Reportedly Liza had a completely winning position but blundered mate in one. Now 3 players sharing lead in the points table with 7 points each after end of the 8th round. They are Sagar, Liza &Abdullah Al Saif of Quality School & College. Nurul Islam Mahin of Mankgonjis in 2nd position with 6½ points. Rezaul Islam Babu of Rajbhari, SharifHossain of Dhaka District, Ikramul Haque Siam of Motijeel Model School andMd. Sagar of Magura are in 3rd position with 6 points each. In the othergames of the 8th round: Saif beat Pavel Mollah of Nariel, Mahin beatSharmin Sulatan Shirin, Babu beat Abir, Sharif beat Rokonuzzaman, Siam beatSaimon Siddiqur Rahman and Md. Sagar beat Mainul Hossain Dalim.
Today in the last round Minhazuddin Ahmed Sagar will play against Abdullah Al Saif and Nurul Islam Mahin will play against Shamima Akter Liza.
BCF Press-Release - Round 7
Shamima Akter Liza of Narayangonj is maintaining her sole lead in thepoints table with maximum 7 points after end of the 7th round games ofthe 28th BASIC Bank National Junior (Under-20 years) Boys & Girls ChessChampionship-2007, sponsored by BASIC Bank Limited and organised byBangladesh Chess Federation. Minhazuddin Ahmed Sagar of Destiny 2000 &Abdullah Al Saif of Quality School & College are jointly 2nd position with6 points each. Sharmin Sultana Shirin of N.Gonj, Nurul Islam Mahin ofMankgonj and Pavel Mollah of Narail are sharing 3rd position with 5½ pointseach.In the 7th round: Liza beat Saimon Siddiqur Rahman of Mile StoneSchool & College, Sagar beat Masum Hossain, Saif beat Ikramul Haque Siam,Shirin beat Sharif Hossain of Dhaka District, Mahin beat Delwar Hossain andPavel got walk-over against Shiblu.
Bangladesh Chess News - Round 6
After 6th round of the junior championship, Liza is leading the tournament. She scored 6 out of 6 to take the sole lead. In this round she beat Sharif who recently won Dhaka district championship with a score of 7 out of 7! This is another moment for the Bangladesh Women chess if this girl can win the Junior championship which was never won by any female player ever in our country. The other turning point of women chess of Bangladesh was when she won the sub-junior (under 16) championship two years back. She also won the women championship in 2005 at the age of 15 and this year she took the best women prize (jointly) in the strong Delhi GM tournament.She needs much more exposure to become a strong chess player.Tomorrow could be the deciding day of the tournament if she is to play against Sagar the very talented and number one seed of the touranment.
6 players are sharing 2nd position with 5 points each. They are Minhazuddin Ahmed Sagar of Destiny 2000, Sharif Hossain of Dhaka district, Saimon SiddiqurRahman of Mile Stone School & College, Abdullah Al Saif of Quality School &College, Masum Hossain & Ikramul Haque Siam. , Md. Sagar-2 and AhsabMollah. In round 6 : Liza beat Sharif, Saif beat Shirin of N.gonj,Minhaz Sagar beat Md. Sagar of Magura, Siam beat Babu of Rajbari, Saimonbeat Ahsab of Khulna & Masum beat Shiblu.
Bangladesh Chess News - Round 5
After the 5th round of National Junior Championship 2007, Liza and Sharif are sharing lead with 5 points each. The biggest upset of the event Sharif beat Sagar while the other favorite of the event Liza won against the talented Saif. Reportedly Sagar had a good position against Sharif but misconducted the attack and lost. In other game against Liza's paulsen, Saif tried to build a solid structure with white pieces but Liza's timely d5 break in the center shaken white's position completely and later Liza won the game without much trouble. Another Narayangonj girl Shirin is trailing by 1/2 points behind the leaders. 9 players are sharing 3rdposition with 4 points each. They are Minhazuddin Ahmed Sagar, Rezaul IslamBabu, Saimon Siddiqur Rahman, Abdullah Al Saif, Mosabbir Khan Shiblu, MasumHossain, Ikramul Haque Siam, Md. Sagar-2 and Ahsab Mollah. In the 5th round: Sharif beat the number 1 player of the event Sagar, Liza beat Saif,Shirin beat Sharon, Babu beat Dalim, Saimon beat Sabbir, Shiblu beatFarukai, Masum beat Shaffkat, Md. Sagar beat Raju and Ahsab beat Abir. 6thround games of the event will start today (Saturday) from 3:00 PM at thesame venue.
BCF Press-Release - Round 4
4 players are sharing lead in the points table with maximum 4 points eachafter end of the 4th round games of the 28th National Junior (Under-20years) Boys & Girls Chess Championship-2007, sponsored by BASIC BankLimited and organised by Bangladesh Chess Federation. They are: MinhazuddinAhmed Sagar of Destiny 2000, Shamima Akter Liza of N.Gonj, Sharif Hossainof Dhaka, & Abudllah Al Saif of Quality School.Sharmin Sultana Shirin of N.gonj, S.M.Sharon and Mainul Haque Dalim ofBarisal are in 2nd position with 3½ points. 4th round games were heldyesterday (Thursday) at Chess Federation hall-room. In the 4th round: Sagarbeat Saimon Siddiqur Rahman of Mile Stone School, Liza beat Nipu of Nator,Sharif beat Mahin of Manikgonj, Saif beat Shaffkat of D.U. Shirin beatPavel of Narail, Dalim beat Riad and Sharon beat Sarwar. 5th round games of the event will start today (Friday) from 3:00 PM at the same venue.
BCF Press-Release - Round 3
9 players are sharing lead in the points table with maximum 3 points each after end of the 3rd round games of the 28th National Junior (Under-20years) Boys & Girls Chess Championship-2007, sponsored by BASIC BankLimited and organised by Bangladesh Chess Federation. They are: MinhazuddinAhmed Sagar of Destiny, Shamima Akter Liza of N.Gonj, Sharif Hossain ofDhaka, Abudllah Al Saif, Saimon Siddiqur Rahman, Nurul Islam Mahin ofManikgonj, Nure Alam Hossain Jibon, Obaida Nipu Nator & Pavel MollahNarail. 3rd round games were held yesterday (Wednesday) at Chess Federation hall-room. In the 3rd round: Sagar beat Rokshana Titli, Liza beat Abire,Sharif beat Siam, Saif beat Sabbir, Saimon beat Faruki, Pavel beat Raju,Mahin beat Saiful, Nipu beat Annie and Alam beat Shaffkat. 4th round games of the event will start today (Thursday) from 3:00 PM at the same venue.
Opening Ceremony of the Junior Event.