Tuesday, November 11, 2008
38th Chess Olympiad
Bangladesh Chess team will participate in the 38th Chess Olympiad which will be held in Dresden, Germany. Press-Briefing in the Conference-room of National Sports Council. Mr. Kutubuddin Ahmed, Secretary General of Bangladesh Olympic Association, Mr. Abedur Rahman Sikder, Head of Marketing & Corporate Affair of the BRAC Bank Ltd. Mr. Syed Shujauddin Ahmed, Member of Bangladesh Chess Federation and Mr. Jamilur Rahman, General Secretary of Bangladesh Chess Federation gave address in the press-briefing . 15 members Bangladesh team will participate in the Olympiad. Players of Open team’s are GM Ziaur Rahman, GM Enamul Hossain, GM Mollah Abdullah Al Rakib, FM Abu Sufian Shakil, FM Minhazuddin Ahmed and Coach of Open team is GM Igors Rausis. Players of Women team’s are: IWM Rani Hamid, WFM Samima Akter, Nazrana Khan, WFM Syeda Shabana Parveen and WFM Tanima Parveen. Official of women team is Mohammad Jahangir Islam, Representatives FIDE (World Chess Federation) Congress are: Md. Shahidul Islam Miah, Member of Bangladesh Chess Federation and Vice-President Professor Jahangir Chowdhury. The Olympiad will be held in an 11 round Swiss-League system. 12 member Bangladesh team left yesterday (Tuesday) morning by Gulf Air.