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 tournament which will be held as part of birth centenary celebration of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

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 points.

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 the event at the Engineers’ Institute Building in Ramna yesterday.

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 Institute of Engineers Building in Dhaka yesterday.

November 9, 2019
November 9, 2019

Niaz leads despite draw

Grand Master Niaz Murshed maintained his solo lead with 5.5 points at the end of the seventh round of the 45th National Chess Championship, which is being held at the Institute of Engineers in Dhaka.

November 7, 2019
November 7, 2019

Niaz held by Fahad

IM Fahad Rahman drew against GM Niaz Murshed in the fifth round of the 45th National Chess Championship at the Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh yesterday.

November 6, 2019
November 6, 2019

45th National Chess C’ship: Niaz beats Reefat to extend lead

Grand Master Niaz Murshed beat fellow GM Reefat Bin Sattar to extend his lead in the Saif Powertec 45th National Chess Championship at the end of the fourth round at the Institute of Engineers of Bangladesh building in the capital yesterday.

November 2, 2019
November 2, 2019

Chess C’ship from today

The 45th National Chess Championship has been deferred by one day following a dispute between the participating players and organisers over the format of the tournament, which is set to get underway today at the Institution of Engineers in Dhaka.