5:16 pm - Friday May 23, 3969

WALTON International Rating Chess Tournament-2022

GM Enamul Hossain Razib of SAIF Sporting Club is now solely lead in the points table with 6½ points after the 7th round games of the WALTON International Rating Chess Tournament-2200, sponsored by WALTON Hi-Tech Industries PLC and organised by Bangladesh Chess Federation is now being held at Bangladesh Chess Federation hall-room and Conference room of National Sports council old building.

GM Ziaur Rahman and FM Sheikh Nasir Ahmed are jointly in 2nd position with 6 points each. Eight players are sharing 3rd position with 5½ points each. They are IM Mohammad Minhaz Uddin and FM Khandekar Aminul Islam of Bangladesh Navy, FM Mehdi Hasan Parag, CM Manon Reja Neer of Uttara Central Chess Club, FM Md. Saif Uddin Lavlu of Titas Club, Md. Abzid Rahman and Asif Mahmud of Leonine Chess Club, Md. Sariatullah of Sonali Bank Sports & Recreation Club.7th round games were held today (Sunday) at Bangladesh Chess Federation Hall-Room and NSC Old Building Conference-Room.

In 7th round games: GM Razib beat IM Mohammad Fahad Rahman, GM Zia beat IM Minhaz, FM Amin drew with Abzid, FM Nasir beat Avik Sarker, FM Parag beat CM Mahtabuddin Ahmed, CM Neer beat Md. Abu Hanif, Sariatullah beat WFM Noshin Anjum, Asif beat FM Mohammad Javed, CM Sohel Chowdhury drew with Tutul Dhar and Jabed Al Azad drew with Md Nasi Uddin. 8th or penultimate round games will start on tomorrow (Monday) from 2:00 PM at both same venues.