Friday, September 26, 2008

Commonwealth Chess Championship-2008

Round 8:(03/09/08)

GM Enamul Hossain beat Murali Krishnan B T of India in the 8th round and now jointly leading the tournament with GM Surya Shekar Ganguly of India.GM Niaz Murshed earned 6 points. GM Ziaur Rahman earned 5.5 points. Niaz beat Joshi and Zia draw with Suvrajit in the 8th round.FM Mahfuzur Rahman,FM Taibur Rahman,FM Md. Javed earned 5 points each.FM Minhazuddin Ahmed and Debaraj Chatterjee earned 4.5 points each.FM Mehdi Hasan earned 4 points.

Pairing/Result available on http://chess-results.com/
Download games from http://www.commonwealth-chess.com/

Round 1:(28/08/08)
8 Bangladeshi players won their 1st round games in the Commonwealth Chess Championship. They are: GM Ziaur Rahman of Biman, GM Enamul Hossain Razib of Destiny, GM Niaz Murshed of Leonine, FM Minhazuddin Ahmed Sagar of Destiny, FM Mohammad Javed of Destiny, FM Md. Taibur Rahman of Destiny, FM Syed Mahfuzur Rahman Emon of Chittagong Mohammadan, and Debaraj Chatterjee of Destiny. FM Mehdi Hasan Parag of Biman drew his 1st round game.Total 272 players including 11 Grandmasters, International Masters, FIDE Masters and rated players from several commonwealth countries are participating in the event. In the 1st round Zia beat Anprite Patel, Razib beat Devangi Patankar, Niaz beat V.N. Ghate, Sgar beat Anjana Krishna, Taibur beat Nandhidhaa, Emon beat Sunyasakta Satpathy, Debaraj beat Chandak Shubh and Javed beat Akash A Satpathy. Parag drew with Ajinkya Ingale.

9 member Bangladesh team will participate in the Commonwealth Chess Championship, which will be held from 28th September to 6th October 2008 at Nagpur, India. They are: GM Ziaur Rahman of Biman, GM Enamul Hossain Razib of Destiny, GM Niaz Murshed of Leonine, FM Minhazuddin Ahmed Sagar of Destiny, FM Mohammad Javed of Destiny, FM Md. Taibur Rahman of Destiny, FM Syed Mahfuzur Rahman Emon of Chittagong Mohammadan, FM Mehdi Hasan Parag of Biman and Debaraj Chatterjee of Destiny. It will be 11 round Swiss-League event, Twenty thousand US dollars cash prizes and Medal will be given to the winners. Grandmasters, International Masters, FIDE Masters and rated players from several commonwealth countries will participate in the event.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Best of luck for Bangladeshi players.

Anwar said...

বাংলাদেশের ৫ জন গ্রান্ডমাষ্টারই আমার প্রিয় খেলোয়াড়

enamul said...

i want to say that players who play chess as a professional.you have to play chess seriously because it's your work believe that its your work and you must think that you are the no.1 in chess.