Eight out of 42 participating teams were sharing top spot securing four points each after the second round in the ongoing Mujib Barsho MARCEL 2nd Division Chess League 2021 at National Sports Council auditorium on Thursday.
Eight teams are: Shahnoor Khan Smirity Sangsad, Sports Bangla, BD Chess In School, Legend Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain Chess team, Bangladesh Police Prime Chess Team, Grass root Sports Academy, Elegant International Chess Academy (Elite) and Abu Said Chess Club.In the day’s matches, Shanoor Khan Smirity Sangsad beat Youngster Chess Club by 4-0 game points, Sports Bangla beat Bangladesh Chess Arena (Green) by 4-0 game points, BD Chess In School beat Rangpur Chess Players Kallyan Samity by 3-1 game points, Legend Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain Chess Team beat Arthur Yusupov Training Group by 3-1 game points.
Bangladesh Police Prime Team beat Sohel Smirity Sangsad by 3-1 game points, Grass root Sports Academy beat Sonirakhra Chess Club by 3.5-0.5 game points, Elegant International Chess Academy (Elite) beat Dabar Troyi Agrojo Smaran Sangah (Green) by 4-0 game points and Abu Said Chess Club beat Pin Chess Power by 2.5-1.5 game points.
Four teams were sharing the second spot with three points each -- Nakahpara Jubo Kallyan Sangah, Latif Travels Chess Club Sylhet, Tangail Chess Club and Crescent Club.
The third round matches will be held on Friday at the same venue.