GM Ziaur Rahman of Biman and IM Himanshu Sharma of India are jointly leading the points table with 4 points each after end of the 5th round games. 6 players are sharing 2nd position with 3½ points each. They are: FM Abu Sufian Shakil and FM Mehdi Hasan Parag of Biman, FM Minhazuddin Ahmed Sagar of Destiny 2000, Md. Imran Ali Elin of Kushtia, IM Mahmood Lodhi of Pakistan and IM Dinesh Kumar Sharma of India. 5th round games were held yesterday (Saturday). In the 5th round Zia beat Joydeep Dutta of India, Himanshu beat FM Taibur Rahman of Destiny, Sagar drew with Shakil, Lodhi drew with Dinesh, Elin beat Bitan Banerjee of India, Parag beat Debaraj Chatterjee of Destiny, Saif Uddin Lavlu of Titas beat FM Rezaul Haque of Biman, IM Shahzad Mirza of Pakistan beat Anichuzzaman Jewel, Keshav Shrestha of Nepal drew with Shresta Bilam Lal of Nepal, DElwar Hossain beat Md. Hasan Emam, DM Sk. Nasir Ahmed of Destiny beat DM Mohammed Abdul Malek of Chittagong, FM Mohammad Javed of Destiny beat Monir Hissain of Pritam Prijam, Mohammad Ali of Chittagong Mohammedan drew with Abdullah Al Saif, Sohel Chowdhury of Pritam Prijam drew with his teammate Arman Monir and Badri Nepali beat Mahtabuddin Ahmed Robin. 6th round games will start today (Sunday) from 3:30 PM at the same venue.
Eight players are sharing lead in the points table with 3 points each after end of the 4th round games. They are: GM Ziaur Rahman and FM Abu Sufian Shakil of Biman, FM Minhazuddin Ahmed Sagar and FM Taibur Rahman Sumon of Destiny 2000, IM Mahmood Lodhi of Pakistan, IM Himanshu Sharma, IM Dinesh Kumar Sharma and Joydeep Dutta of India. 5 players are sharing 2nd position with 2½ points each. They are: FM Mehdi Hasan Parag and FM Rezaul Haque of Biman, Debaraj Chatterjee of Destiny 2000, Md. Imran Ali Elin of Kushtia and Bitan Banerjee of India. 4th round games were held yesterday (Friday). In the 4th round Sagar drew with GM Zia, Taibur drew with IM Lodhi, Shakil beat Shrestha Keshav of Nepal, Bitan beat FM Sk. Nasir Ahmed, Debaraj drew with Reza, Himanshu drew with Dinesh, Joydeep beat Saifuddin Lavlu, Parag beat FM Abdul Malek, IM Shahzad Mirza drew with Shresta Bilal Lal, Elin beat Mohammad Ali, DElwar Hossain beat FM Mohammad Javed, Anisuzzaman Jewel beat Arman Monir, Hasan Md. Emam beat Abdullah Al Saif, Monir Hossain beat Badri Nepali and Sohel Chowdhury drew with Mahtabuddin Ahmed Robin. 5th round games will start today (Saturday) from 3:30 PM at the same venue.
Three players are sharing lead in the points table with maximum 2 points each after end of the 2nd round games . They are: FM Minhazuddin Ahmed Sagar and FM Taibur Rahman Sumon and Shrestha Keshav of Nepal. 8 players are in 2nd position with 1½ points each. They are: GM Ziaur Rahman and FM Mehdi Hasan Parag of Biman, IM Mahmood Lodhi and IM Shahzad Mirza of Pakistan, IM Himanshu Sharma, IM Dinesh Kumar Sharma, Bitan Banerjee and Joydeep Dutta of India. 2nd round games were held yesterday (Thursday). In the 2nd round Sagar beat Debaraj Chatterjee, Sumon beat FM Rezaul Haque, Keshav beat FM Abdul Malek, FM Abu Sufian Shakil beat FM Sk. Nasir Ahmed, FM Md. Javed beat Badri Nepali,Zia drew with Mirja Monir Hossain drew with Hasan Emam, Arman Monir beat Mahtabuddin Ahmed, Delwar beat Sohel Chowdhury, Anisuzzman beat Mohammad Ali, Saif Uddin Lavlu beat abdullah Al Saif and Imran Ali drew with Bilam Lal Shreta of Nepal.
1st round (30/07/08):
14 players won their 1st round games and earned full point. They are: GM Ziaur Rahman, IM Denesh Kumar Sharma, IM Himanshu Sharma, IM Mahmood Lodhi, IM Shahzad Mirza, FM Minhazuddin Ahmed Sagar, FM Taibur Rahman, FM Mohammed Abdul Malek, FM Mehdi Hasan Parag, Bitan Banerjee, Joydeep Dutta, Debaraj Chatterjee, FM Rezaul Haque and Shrestha Keshav.In the 1st round games: Zia beat Monir Hossain, Himanshu beat Mahtabuddin Ahmed, Reza beat FM Sbu Sufian Shakil, Lodhi beat Sohel Chowdhury, Dinesh beat Mohammad Ali, Sagar beat Saif Uddin, Taib beat Imran Ali, Malek beat Arman Monir, Mirzxa beat Hasan Emam, Bitan beat Delwar Hossain, Parag beat Anisuzzaman JewelKeshev beat Javed, Joydeep beat Bilal Lal Shresta, Debarj beat Abdullah Al Saif and FM Sk. Nasir Ahmed drew with Badri Nepali.2nd round games will start today (Thursday) from 10:00 AM at the same venue.