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Friday, November 9, 2012

Nat'l A chess underway

Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Ltd 38th National A Chess Championship got underway yesterday at the Media Center of Bangladesh Olympic Association without two Grandmasters Abdullah Al Rakib and Enamul Hossain Rajib who skipped the championship citing tiredness following two successive international tournaments in India.

The Bangladesh Chess Federation and commerce minister Ghulam Mohammed Quader inaugurated the championship while managing director of sponsor company Alauddin Ahmed, BCF general secretary Shayiful Tarique were among others present.

Holder GM Ziaur Rahman, runner-up GM Niaz Murshed, GM Reefat Bin Sattar, IM Minhazuddin Ahmed Sagar, FM Nasir Ahmed, FM Debaraj Chatterjee and Golam Mostafa Bhuiyan won their respective first round games.

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