Prizes of FIDE Rating Chess distributed

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

The prize-giving ceremony of the Walton International FIDE Rating Chess Tournament was held at the Bangladesh Chess Federation hall room on Tuesday, reports UNB.
Senior Operative Director and Head of Sports and Welfare of Walton Group FM Iqbal Bin Anwar Dawn handed over prizes to the winners as the chief guest.
KM Shahidullah, chairman of the tournament committee and vice-president of Bangladesh Chess Federation presided over the ceremony.
GM Enamul Hossain Razib of Saif Sporting Club emerged unbeaten champion securing 8 points out of 9.
FM Kh Aminul Islam of Bangladesh Navy became runner-up. Sonkalan Bharati of India became 3rd and FM Mehdi Hasan Parag of Sheikh Russel Chess Club became 4th collecting 7.5 points each.
In all, 146 players, including one Grandmaster and one International Master, from Bangladesh and India participated in the nine-round Swiss League system meet.