Saturday, February 14, 2009
Bangladesh Women's Chess Championship
Article from The New Nation February 14, 2009 Shirin, Masuda take joint lead in Women Chess after 6th round UNB, DhakaSharmin Sulatana Shirin (Narayanganj) and Masuda Begum (Barisal) took joint lead in the Parachute 30th National Women Chess Championship with five points each after the sixth round matches at the Chess Federation hall-room here on Friday. Nazrana Khan Eva (Manikganj) and Farjana Hossain Anne (Muktijoddah Sangsad) followed the leaders with 4.5 points each. Zakia Sultana, Rokhsana Titli, Ahely Sarker and Protiva Talukder were in the 3rd position with 4 points each. In the day's sixth round matches, Shirin beat Titli, Masuda drew with Eva, Anne drew with Zakia, Protiva beat Dilara Jahan Nupur, Ahely beat Mehnaz Ahmed Mithila, Runu drew with Amena Begum and Tanzina Akhter Tani beat Reshma Jebin. The last round matches begin today (Saturday) at 3:30 pm at the same venue.