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Asian Chess: IM Fahad of Bangladesh loses 2nd round

Published : 06 Jun 2023 08:00 PM

International Master Mohammad Fahad Rahman of Bangladesh lost the second round open division match of the Asian Continental Chess to Grandmaster JumabayevRinat of Kazakhstan held in Almaty, Kazakhstan on Monday.

In the day's second-round match, IM Fahad played with white pieces and lost to GM Rinat after 48 moves in the Queen's Gambit Declined style game.But, the Bangladeshi Grandmaster Enamul Hossain Razib returned to a winning run beating FM IlkhomiJaloliddin of Tajikistan in the day's other second round while WFM NoshinAnjum drew with MadiAidana of Kazakhstan in her second round. 

After the day's second round, GM Enamul Hossain Razib got one and a half points, IM Mohammad Fahad Rahman got one point in the open section and WFM NoshinAnjum got half a point in the women's section.

The third round of both divisions will be held on Tuesday at 10 am Bangladesh time.