Rapid Rating Chess starts today
Raihan Mahmood

The Walton Home Appliance Victory Day International Rapid Rating Chess, comprising 120 players, begins at Bangladesh Chess Federation today.

The two-day event will adopt the nine-round Swiss League system and the federation has arranged a total of Tk50,000 cash award for different categories.

In a presser held at BNS conference room yesterday, chess federation general secretary Gazi Shafiul Tareque presented the competition to the media. Walton additional director FM Iqbal bin Anwar Dawn, federation vice presidents Syed Shahabuddin Shamim and Jahangir Islam, joint secretary Morsalin Ahmed were also present on the occasion. 

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