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IM Fahad narrowly misses GM norm

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 8th October, 2021 10:15:45 PM
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IM Mohammad Fahad Rahman needed 7 points for his Grandmaster norm, but he ended with 6 points in the last and ninth round of the Grandmaster category of Year Long 1st GM Chess Tournament at the Bangladesh Olympic Association on Thursday night.

Fahad missed the GM norm by only one point. Apart from it, he ended fourth in the tie-breaking system. 

Indian IM Aronyk Ghosh became champions with 7 points while his compatriots IM Neelash Saha ended runners-up with the same points. Belgian GM Vadim Malakhatko ended the third in the tournament.

A total of ten players including 3 grandmasters, 6 international masters and one FIDE master participated in the event.