July 24, 2020
July 24, 2020

Ambitions limited as Online Chess Olympiad approaches

Grand Master Niaz Murshed believes studying up on openings is more important than practising online in rapid chess, even though there is very little possibility for Bangladesh to qualify for the...

May 30, 2020
May 30, 2020

Online chess for local players soon

Having gathered experience from Asian Junior and Girls Online Chess (Zone-3.2) competition held on Thursday, Bangladesh Chess Federation (BCF) is planning to organise an online chess tournament for...

April 22, 2020
April 22, 2020

Chess has adapted well to shutdowns: Anand

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand feels chess has adapted quite well to the coronavirus-forced shutdowns across the globe by simply going online just as he has been doing to stay in touch...

April 19, 2020
April 19, 2020

Magnus Carlsen beaten by a 16-year-old

A 16-year-old Iranian chess prodigy has upended the chess world by beating World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen in the final of the Banter Blitz Cup.

February 8, 2020
February 8, 2020

Bangabandhu GM Chess in April

Bangladesh Chess Federation (BCF) is set to organise Bangabandhu Grand Master Chess Tournament, the first GM tournament in 11 years, after getting budget approval from the government regarding the...

December 19, 2019
December 19, 2019

Neer second in Kolkata

Candidate Master Manon Reja Neer became runner-up in 28th Telegraph School Chess Championship in Kolkata yesterday. Neer beat India’s Pratyay Chowdhury in the ninth and final round to secure 7.5...

December 17, 2019
December 17, 2019

Carlsen makes a splash in Fantasy Football

Chess grandmaster Magnus Carlsen's knack for complex strategy has helped steer him into the upper echelons of an unlikely competition -- fantasy football.

November 22, 2019
November 22, 2019

Can the new wave in chess flourish?

Manon Reja Neer, a nine-year old boy from Narayanganj, pulled off a surprise in the recently concluded National Chess Championship.

November 12, 2019
November 12, 2019

Niaz regains national title

Niaz Murshed, the country’s first Grand Master, regained the title of the National Chess Championship, beating Manon Reja Neer, the youngest Candidate Master of the country, in the final round of...

November 10, 2019
November 10, 2019

Rakib, Fahad join Niaz

Grand Master Abdullah Al Rakib and Fide Master Fahad Rahman joined GM Niaz Murshed at the top of the points table of the 45th National Chess Championship following wins in the eighth round at the...