A total of 138 players are taking part at 39th National ‘B’ Chess Championship-201

A total of 138 players are taking part at the Bishal Trade & Rupahali Sarees 39th National ‘B’ Chess Championship-2013, which got underway at the Bangladesh Chess Federation hall room yesterday.

Three International Masters, 8 Fide Masters, a Women International Master and 110 rated players from Dhaka city, along with the selected players from all districts associations, services, forces, public universities, junior and sub-Junior champions are participating in the event.

The event is being held in an 11 round swiss-league system and top ninefinishers will qualify for the 39thNational ‘A’ Chess Championship. Bangladesh Chess Federation will invite five grandmasters NiazMurshed, Ziaur Rahman, Reefat Bin Sattar, Abdullah Al Rakib and Enamul Hossain to participate directly in the ‘A’ Chess Championship.

Renowned sports organiserMozaffar Hossain Paltu inaugurated the meet as chief guest yesterday.

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