Reigning champion Fahad Rahman retained his title in 37th National Junior (Under-20) Chess Championship with a round to play after winning his seventh successive game on Wednesday.
Fahad earned maximum seven points from as many matches with Subrata Biswas and Nayem Haque holding the second position jointly with six points each.
In the girls section, Noshin Anjum of Narsingdi was leading the points table with six points with Tanzina Akter Tani remaining hot on her heels with 5.5 points.
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