Noshin takes solo lead in Begum Laila Alam Women’s Chess

Publish: 8:01 PM, February 18, 2020 | Update: 8:01:PM, February 18, 2020

DHAKA, – WFM Noshin Anjum of Elegant International Chess Academy now took solo lead in the points table with 4.5 after the fifth round of Begum Laila Alam 11th FIDE Rating Women’s Chess Tournament now being held at Bangladesh Chess Federation hall room.

Three players are sharing the second position with four points. They are WFM Zakia Sultana, Ahmed Walijah and Nusrat Jahan Alo.

Four players are sharing the third position with 3.5 points. They are WIM Rani Hamid of Bangladesh Ansar and WFM Nazrana Khan Eva, WCM Jannatul Ferdous and Kazi Zarin Tasnim.

In the day’s fifth round matches held today (Tuesday), WFM Noshin beat WIM Rani Hamid, WFM Eva split points with WCM Jannatul, WFM Zakia outclassed Warsia Khusbu, Walijah defeated Wadifa Ahmed, Alo beat Tanjina Akter, Zarin outplayed Rumana Ferdous.

Meanwhile, the sixth or penultimate round of the event will start tomorrow (Wednesday) from 3 pm at the same venue.