Fahad becomes unbeaten champion in Dubai
Tribune Report

  • Fide Master (FM) Mohammad Fahad Rahman of Bangladesh survived a tense battle against Ukrainian top-seed FM Viktor Matviishen to eke out a draw in Monday’s eighth round 

Bangladesh’s youngest Fide Master Mohammad Fahad Rahman became the unbeaten champion in the 14th Dubai Juniors Chess Tournament after winning the last round in United Arab Emirates yesterday.

Fahad defeated CM Al Hosani Omran of UAE in the ninth and final round to finish the tournament as champions.

The 13-year-old earned eight points out of nine rounds. He won seven matches drawing only two.

Fahad, rated 2157, drew with 2390 rated top-seeded player in the event FM Matviisshen Victor of Ukraine. The youngster, who won 14th ASEAN Age-Group (U-10) Chess Championship in Thailand in 2013 to earn the FM norm, received 2000 US dollars as cash prize along with gold medal. 

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