Ziaur takes solo lead after 5th round

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DHAKA, June 5, 2021 (BSS)- GM Ziaur Rahman of Bangladesh now took solo lead in the points table with 4.5 points after the fifth round matches of the Asian Zonal Chess Championship (Hybrid Chess), qualifying for the FIDE World Cup Chess 2021 now being held at Asia Hotel & Resorts and online chess platform tornelo.

Four players are sharing the second position with four points. They are GM Enamul Hossain Razib, IM Abu Sufian Shakil and FM Mehdi hasan Parag of Bangladesh and CM Liyanage Ranindu Dilshan of Sri Lanka.

Five players are sharing the third position with 3.5 points. They are IM Mohammad Fahad Rahman, IM Mohammad Minhaz Uddin, FM Khandaker Aminul Islam, Anata Choudhury and FM LMST De Silva of Sri Lanka.

The sixth round matches start tomorrow (Sunday) from 3.30 pm at the same venue.