Champions Rupali Bank get cash award

Rupali Bank Krira Parisad, who emerged

champions in the just concluded “Mujib Barsho” First Division Chess League,

received cash award of Taka 50 thousand, trophy and medals.

The cash award was handed over to them through a prize distribution

ceremony held today at Bangladesh Chess Federation hall room in the city.

KM Shahidullah, vice-president of Bangladesh Chess Federation (BCF),

presided over the prize distribution ceremony.

On the occasion, BCF general secretary and president of FIDE Zone-3.2 Syed

Shahab Uddin Shamim, BCF joint secretary Masudur Rahman Mallick Dipu,

International arbiter Haroon-or-Rashid and BCF executive member Sajol Mahmud,

were also present, among others.

Rupali Bank Krira Parishad emerged unbeaten champion with 21 points out of

11th matches.

Manha’s Castle, who finished runners-up in the league, got Taka 30

thousand as cash prize, trophy and medals while the third place finishers

Sultana Kamal Smirity Pathagar received Taka 20 thousand, trophy and medals.

Champion Rupali Bank Krira Parishad and runners-up Manha’s Castle both are

promoted to the next year’s Premier Division Chess League while Morning Glory

Chess Club, Kushtia and Dhaka Knight’s Chess Club relegated in the Second

Division Chess League.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)