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Four players lead in National Women’s Chess C’ship

The 42nd National Women's Chess Championship got underway at Bangladesh Chess Federation Hall Room on Monday. The top five finishers from the tournament will earn a spot in the Bangladesh women’s national team till next year.

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Fahad frustrates another Super Grandmaster in Dubai

Fahad's latest opponent had defeated reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen in 2022.

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Fahad draws against Chinese Super Grandmaster

International Master Fahad Rahman played out a draw against Super Grandmaster Yu Yangyi of China on the opening day of Dubai Police Global Chess Challenge, Masters in United Arab Emirates on Saturday, said a press release from Bangladesh Chess Federation.

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Indian chess prodigy Gukesh makes history

Gukesh will face reigning champion Ding Liren from China for another piece of history, after being the youngest player to win the prestigious Candidates Tournament.

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FM Manon stuns Kazakh GM

FIDE Master Manon Reja Neer once again surprised another grandmaster in the 21st Bangkok Chess Club Open 2024 when he beat GM Makhnev Denis of Kazakhstan in the fifth round in Hua Hin District, Thailand on Wednesday.

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Fahad relishes ‘long-awaited’ first GM norm

Having spent five years, Fahad finally achieved one of three GM norms yesterday.

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Fahad earns first GM norm

Bangladesh’s International Master Fahad Rahman took his first step towards becoming a Grand Master after winning the first of three GM norms today.

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10-year-old ‘Messi of Chess’ beats Magnus Carlsen

“I’m very happy. It’s amazing for me because I had never faced [Carlsen],” said Oro after the game on Saturday.

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Russia adds chess legend Kasparov to 'extremist' list

The Soviet-born former world chess champion Kasparov is a longtime opponent of President Vladimir Putin and has lived in the United States for almost a decade.

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Candidate Master Sakline to be trained by Polgar, Yusupov

National under-20 chess champion and Candidate Master Sakline Mostafa Sajib has been invited for a week-long training in FIDE Chessable Academy Camp in Menorca, Spain from March 27 to April 2. The 13-year-old chess player has apparently impressed the academy through his performance in an online training camp organised by the academy.

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Chess prodigy Sakline dreams of becoming GM

Sakline Mostafa Sajid, a 13-year-old chess prodigy, has made a big splash in Bangladesh's chess fraternity by clinching back-to-back titles in just one week's time, outsmarting several FIDE Masters and Grand Masters of the country.

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Sisters usher new hope in chess

Siblings Walijah Ahmed and Wadifa Ahmed have set a rare precedence in Bangladesh chess by becoming champion in the National Junior Women's (U-20) Championships in successive years.

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Fahad triumphs over Russian GM Savchenko

Fahad currently shares the third place alongside 13 players in the competition.

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Carlsen, Niemann bury chess hatchet

Norwegian multiple world chess champion Magnus Carlsen and American Hans Niemann, accused of cheating at an event last year, have buried the hatchet and are ready to face off again, online platform Chess.com said Monday.

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Carlsen clinches World Cup title at last

Former World Champion Magnus Carlsen has accomplished a significant milestone in his illustrious chess career by capturing his inaugural World Cup title, the only tournament that was missing from his immense collection of victories..After a quiet draw in the second game of the finals on We

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India gripped as teen chess prodigy prepares to take on Magnus Carlsen for world title

Millions in India will be cheering on the teen chess prodigy known as Pragg as he takes on Norwegian grandmaster Magnus Carlsen for the title of World Chess Champion on Tuesday.

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Early exit for Bangladeshis from Chess World Cup

Bangladesh's four chess players made an early exit in the FIDE World Chess Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan after losing their first round matches over the last two days. 

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Father-son duo to compete in four tourneys in 37 days 

Ziaur thanked his sponsor, Bangladesh Police Chess Club, and Tazwar’s sponsor, Saif Powertec, and also expressed gratitude towards Shoeb Riaz Alom, Police Chess Club general secretary, “who has coordinated the whole thing, of arranging their participation in four tournaments in succession."

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