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BRAC Univ wins DIU inter-university chess tournament

Staff Correspondent | Published: 01:10, Oct 19,2020

 
 

BRAC University became champion in DIU Inter-University Online Chess Tournament hosted by Daffodil International University and collaborated by Bangladesh Chess Arena.

The tournament was held on lichess.org platform in 3+2 arena system within a timeframe of one and a half hours on October 16-17, 2020, said a press release.

BRAC University gained a total of 123 points to hit the top of the list. National University earned 102 points and Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology 87 points to occupy the second and third positions respectively. 

Abu Sufian Shakil, international master and president of the Association of Chess Players Bangladesh addressed the online inaugural ceremony as chief guest.

Anata Choudhury, a student of the Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of BRAC University became the best player of the tournament. Umme Taslima Protiva Talukder from National University became the best female player of the tournament. Jahid Hasan became the best player from Daffodil International University.

A total of 13 universities from all over Bangladesh took part in the tournament.  

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