Saturday, February 28, 2009
Bangladesh Women's Chess Championship
From The New Nation Internet Edition. February 28, 2009, Updated: Bangladesh Time 12:00 AM Sharmin on top of National Women's Chess Championship Sports Reporter Sharmin Sultana Shirin of ITwo Soft Limited led the points table of the National Women's Chess Championship securing maximum six points after finishing the six round matches. International Women's Master Rani Hamid of Titas and Masuda Begum of Barisal jointly took the second position gaining five points each playing six matces. Women's FIDE Master Shamima Akhter Liza of Overseas School of Chess achieved the third position collecting four points from as many matches. Yesterday at the playing room of Bangladesh Chess Federation, Shirin beat reigning runner-up Liza while Rani Hamid outplayed Roksana Titly and Masuda overcame Nazrana Khan Iva. Today will be the rest day. Tomorrow the seventh round matches will be held at the same venue.