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Int’l Rating Chess: Zia, Razib, Minhaz maintain joint lead after 8th round

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 22nd July, 2017 10:17:34 PM
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GM Ziaur Rahman, GM Enamul Hossain Razib and IM Mohammad Minhaz Uddin maintained their joint lead in the Saif Powertec 2nd International Rating Chess Tournament (category ‘A’) after the 8th round at Bangladesh Chess Federation hall-room on Saturday. 

 

To collect six points each, Zia, Razib and Minhaz played draws against IM Shakil, FM Taibur and Sharif respectively in the 8th round games, reports UNB. 

 

Meanwhile, WIM Shamima Akter Liza beat GM Mollah Abdullah Al Rakib in the 8th round. Liza played with black pieces and beat Rakib after 29 moves.

 

In the day’s other games, FM Fahad beat Mahtabuddin Ahmed, FM Amin beat Masum Hossain while FM Saif beat FM Mehdi Hasan Parag.