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FM Tasnim wins Intra-IUB Chess title

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  • 6 April, 2023 12:00 AM
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FM Tasnim wins Intra-IUB Chess title

Fide Master Kazi Zarin Tasnim clinched the title of Independence Day Intra-IUB Chess Tournament 2023, organised by Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) Chess Club and with Division of Student Activities (DoSA).

Tasnim, who has a global rating of 1716, is a student of Computer Science and Engineering at IUB. Another CSE student Amit Bikram Roy finished second in this meet.

Muntasir Mahmud Shakil of Electrical and Electronic Engineering finished the second runners-up while Angshita Das and Zannatul Mawa Mowri of Department of Environmental Science and Management jointly adjudged as the best female players.

Meanwhile, a total of 68 IUB students took part in this one-day tournament held at the university premises on March 30.

The rapid-chess tournament consisted of seven rounds of and the stipulated time for each game was 15-minute.

Tasnim and Amit were tied on 6.5 points each after the round seventh. The championship was decided according to the Buchholz tie-breaker rule.

IUB Vice-Chancellor Tanweer Hasan, Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmed Khan, Treasurer Khandker Md Iftekhar Haider, IUB Chess Club Advisor Grandmaster Niaz Murshed and other distinguished personalities were present on the occasion.