chess

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.

Fahad’s second GM norm dream extended

Fahad, with black pieces, drew with Vahap in the 75th move to raise his point tally to 3.5 from six matches and shared fourth place along with 31 other players. Indian GMs NR Visakh and Aravindh Chithambaram jointly shared the lead with five points each.

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.

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.

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.

Fahad relishes ‘long-awaited’ first GM norm

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

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.

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.

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.

May 20, 2024
May 20, 2024

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.

May 10, 2024
May 10, 2024

Fahad’s second GM norm dream extended

Fahad, with black pieces, drew with Vahap in the 75th move to raise his point tally to 3.5 from six matches and shared fourth place along with 31 other players. Indian GMs NR Visakh and Aravindh Chithambaram jointly shared the lead with five points each.

May 5, 2024
May 5, 2024

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.

April 22, 2024
April 22, 2024

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.

April 17, 2024
April 17, 2024

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.

April 1, 2024
April 1, 2024

Fahad relishes ‘long-awaited’ first GM norm

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

March 31, 2024
March 31, 2024

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.

March 26, 2024
March 26, 2024

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.

March 6, 2024
March 6, 2024

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.

March 3, 2024
March 3, 2024

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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