August 5, 2021, 11:57 pm
The prize giving ceremony of the Walton International Rating Chess Competition was held on Thursday at the Chess Sports Room of the National Sports Council. FM Iqbal Bin Anwar (Dawn), Executive Director, Walton Group, distributed prizes among the winners as the Chief Guest.
Champion Bangladesh Police International Master Fahad Rahman received Rs 50,000 and Walton materials. Fahad Rahman won the title by getting eight points in 9 games. Runner-up Bangladesh Police Grandmaster Ziaur Rahman received Rs 30,000 and Walton materials, while Third Bangladesh Navy International Master Minhaj Uddin received Rs 20,000 and Walton materials.
The best female chess player Noshin Anjum of Bangladesh Navy received Rs 10,000 and Walton equipment. Tahmidul Haque of Elegant International Chess Academy won the Best Under-20 Award, Wadifa Ahmed of Bangladesh Navy won the Under-16 Award and Saqlain Mostafa Sajid of Arthur Yusupov Training Group won the Under-12 Award. Sangram Das won the best unrated award.