“Mujib Barsho” First Division Chess League
begins tomorrow (Thursday) at the chess federation hall-room of NSC Old
building in the city.
Ahead of the league, the number draw of the participating teams was held
this evening at Bangladesh Chess Federation (BCF) hall-room.
A total of 12 teams are participating in the league, organized by BCF.
The teams are Kasparov Chess Club, Esoft Arena Chess Club, Agrani Bank
Limited Chess team, Manning Glory Chess Club, Kushtia, Rupali Bank Krira
Parishad, Manha’s Castle, Khelaghor Daba Sangah, Gopalganj, Basir Memorial
Chess Club, Sultana Kamal Smrity Pathagar, Dhaka Knight’s Chess Club, Dhaka
Chess Club and Mir Chess Club.
The league will be held in round-robin league system. This year’s first
division chess league champions, runners-up and third place teams will be
given cash prizes, trophies and medals.
The champion team will receive Taka 50,000.00 while the runners-up team
will get taka 30,000.00.
Besides, the third place team will have Taka 20,000.00.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)