Sunday, December 7, 2008
Asian Junior Chess Championship-2008
3 players from Bangladesh are participating in the Asian Junior Chess Championship-2008. The event began from yesterday (Saturday) at Chennai in India. They are: FM Minhazuddin Ahmed Sagar, Mohammad Imran Ali Elin and Rezaul Islam Babu. All three players from Bangladesh earned 1 point each after end of the 2nd round games. 1st round games were held yesterday (Saturday). In the 1st round game: Sagar beat Navalgund Niranjan of India. Elin lost against IM Shyam Sundar M of India and Babu lost against Vidit Santosh Gujrathi of India. 2nd round games were held today (Sunday). In the 2nd round Sagar lost against FM Priyadharshan K of India, Elin beat Vigneshraj Muthuram of India and Babu beat Kharthikheyan B of India. Total 67 players including 6 International Masters from several Asian countries are participating in the event.