Friday, February 26, 2010

Bangladeshi GM Ziaur Rahman To Boost Chess In Malaysia

After the recent post by Susan Polgar on Niaz Bhai's chess initiative in Bangladesh, today I saw Polgar blogging on Zia's residency in Malaysia to boost chess development there. Wonderful that chess players in Bangladesh are part of news more frequently now alhtough we are far from the mainstream sports news like cricket and football.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

GM Niaz Murshed on Regular Title Tournaments in Bangladesh

I was very happy to read Bangladeshi Grand Master Niaz Murshed's initiative on promoting chess in Bangladesh and subsequently effecting the chess trends of South Asia by arranging regular title tournaments at different venues in Bangladesh. Susan Polgar posted the entry below on a note by the first GM of South Asia Niaz (remember that Anand was second to him) here -

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