Asian Continental Individual Chess

Niaz ranks third after day 3

Sports Correspondent

24 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Bangladesh grandmaster Niaz Murshed ranked 3rd out of 20 chess players after the third day of the ongoing Asian Continental Individual Hybrid Chess Championship 2021 on Sunday.

GM Niaz earned 2 points from 3 games with a draw with Uzbekistan grandmaster Vakhidob Jakhongir on the day.

Another Bangladesh GM Enamul Hossain Razib also played a draw with FM Baasansuren Erdene of Mongolia while FM Subrota Biswas beat Theekshana H G Denuwan of Sri Lanka and IM Mohammad Fahad Rahman defeated Aljadi Hussain of Kuwait. IM Abu Sufian Shakil conceded a defeat to IM Munguntuul Batkhuyag of Mongolia.

GM Razib and FM Subrota earned 1.5 points each while IM Fahad and IM Shakil earned 1 point each after the third round.