1w ago| Chess

Latest school chess success invites renewed optimism

Schools across the world have always been considered as breeding grounds of all forms of sports. Sports at school level in Bangladesh were once vibrant and paved the way for many famous athletes to emerge in the fields of football, cricket, chess, hockey, athletics, and many other disciplines. Some of the school-based competitions which created such an impact were Inter-school Football tournament, Nirman School Cricket tournament, Bata School Chess tournament, and so on.

1w ago| Chess

Paul Morphy

Unlike other games in which lucre is the end and aim, chess recommends itself to the wise by the fact that its mimic battles are fought for no prize but honour. It’s eminently and emphatically the philosopher’s game.

1w ago| Chess

‘Had more exposure from school chess win than IM title’

The Daily Star (DS): Can you recall the memories of your appearance in BSC tournaments?

Men, women win in chess Olympiad

The Bangladesh women’s team also notched up an easy 4-0 win over Jamaica after losing in the previous round against Indonesia.

Bangladesh hold Brazil in fourth round

Bangladesh men’s team played out a 2-2 draw against Brazil but the women’s team lost 4-0 to Indonesia in the fourth round of the 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad, held in Chennai today.

Bangladesh bounce back in 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad

Bangladesh men’s team bounced back in the 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad when they handed a 3.5-0.5 defeat to Netherlands Antilles in the third round of the open section, held in Chennai, India today.

January 28, 2023
January 28, 2023

Paul Morphy

Unlike other games in which lucre is the end and aim, chess recommends itself to the wise by the fact that its mimic battles are fought for no prize but honour. It’s eminently and emphatically the philosopher’s game.

January 28, 2023
January 28, 2023

Latest school chess success invites renewed optimism

Schools across the world have always been considered as breeding grounds of all forms of sports. Sports at school level in Bangladesh were once vibrant and paved the way for many famous athletes to emerge in the fields of football, cricket, chess, hockey, athletics, and many other disciplines. Some of the school-based competitions which created such an impact were Inter-school Football tournament, Nirman School Cricket tournament, Bata School Chess tournament, and so on.

January 28, 2023
January 28, 2023

Ninth-grader Ahnaf ready to expand horizon

The Daily Star (DS): How do you feel after standing tall among 30,000 students from 2062 schools all over the country?

January 28, 2023
January 28, 2023

‘Had more exposure from school chess win than IM title’

The Daily Star (DS): Can you recall the memories of your appearance in BSC tournaments?

December 30, 2022
December 30, 2022

Prodigies snatch Razib’s thunder

GM Enamul Hossain Razib clinched his sixth title in the National Chess Championship but youngsters like the prodigious Manon Reja Neer, Tahsin Tajwar Zia and Fahad Rahman demanded attention by defeating superior opponents, including Grand Masters.

October 22, 2022
October 22, 2022

Niemann sues Carlsen

American grandmaster Hans Niemann, in the latest move in a scandal that has rocked the world of chess, filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Magnus Carlsen after the Norwegian world champion accused him of cheating.

October 13, 2022
October 13, 2022

Sheikh Russel Int'l chess starts today

The Sheikh Russel Cup Invitational Team Chess Championship gets underway today at the Bangladesh Chess Federation with six countries from South Asia taking part in the championship.

September 27, 2022
September 27, 2022

Magnus Carlsen accuses Niemann of recent cheating

Chess superstar Magnus Carlsen for the first time openly accused American Hans Niemann of cheating Monday, saying the rising star had done so more recently and more often than he previously admitted.

September 21, 2022
September 21, 2022

Chess champion Carlsen quits game amid cheating allegations

Norwegian world chess champion Magnus Carlsen abruptly withdrew from a game against American Hans Niemann, reigniting an ongoing cheating controversy in the sport.

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

IUB win two medals in Inter-Uni chess

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) clinched a silver and a bronze medal in the men's and women's chess events respectively in the Bangabandhu Inter-University Sports Championship.