Sagar emerges champion in Blitz Rating Chess

IM Minhazuddin Ahmed Sagar of Dhaka Mohammedan Sporting Club emerged champion in the Open Blitz Rating Chess Tournament that concluded on Friday last at Bangladesh Chess Federation hall-room.
Sagar earned 8 points out of 9 games to clinch the title.
GM Abdullah Al-Rakib of Bangladesh Navy became runner-up with the same points while Aminul Islam Polash finished third with 7.5 points.
Six players earned 7 points each. Their positions are: 4th-Md Sharif Hossain, 5th-Mahtabuddin Ahmed, 6th-Ikramul Haque Siam, 7th-Shafiq Ahmed, 8th-CM Sohel Chowdhury , 9th -IM Abu Sufian Shakil.
MM Zahirul Islam became 10th and Masudur Rahman Mallick Dipu became 11th with 6.5 points each.
Later, Vice-President of Bangladesh Chess Federation KM Shahidullah distributed the prizes among the winners as the chief guest.