Reigning Junior Champion FM Minhazuddin Ahmed Sagar became unbeaten champion in the 29th National Junior (Under-20 years) Chess Championship. Sagar earned maximum 9 points out of 9 games. Shamima Akter Liza of Narayangonj became runner-up with 8 points and Rezaul Islam Babu of Rajbari became 3rd with 7½ points.5 players earned 7 points each and their positions are: 4th-Shamsuddoha Shakin, 5th-Masum Hossain, 6th-Shahidul Alam Abir, 7th-Rakib Hasan Rana and 8th-Kazi Tariqul Islam. Three players earned 6½ points each .Their positions are: 9th-Saimon Siddiqur Rahman, 10th-Md. Sharif Hossain and 11th-Mainul Haque Dalim. 5 special prizes are given to 5 girls.They are: Arifa Khatun Moni, Saleka, Reshma Jebin, Tanzina Akter Tani and Amena Khatun. In the 9th round: Sagar beat Sharif, Liza beat Saimon, Babu beat Saif, Shakin beat Sharon, Masum beat Ahasab, Rakib beat Md. Sagar-2 and Dalim beat Fahim.It was 9 round swiss-league event and 122 players participated in the event.
Roll of Honor:1979- Mansur Rahman,1980- IM ZillurRahman,1981-Farid Ahmed,1982-S.M. Idris Ali,1983- Moniruzzaman Khan,1984-Neamul Haque Niru,1985- Not held,1986- Syed Ohidul Islam Riton,1987- GM Ziaur Rahman,1988- GM Reefat Bin Sattar,1989-GM Ziaur Rahman,1990- Kh.Kayes Hasan,1991- GM Ziaur Rahman,1992-GM Reefat Bin Sattar,1993-GM Reefat BinSattar,1994-GM Ziaur Rahman, 1995-Adnan Faisal,1996-GM Mollah Abdullah Al Rakib,1997-Dewan Shahidul Amin Tipu,1998- GM Mollah Abdullah Al Rakib,1999-IM Enamul Hossain, 2000-IM Enamul Hossain, 2001-FM Mehdi Hasan (Parag),2002- FM Mehdi Hasan (Parag),2003-Mohammad Ali,2004-FM Mehdi Hasan (Parag),2005-Mehdi Hasan (Parag),2006- Golam Mostafa Bhuiyan,2007 and 2008-Minhazuddin Ahmed Sagar.