Bangladesh Men's Chess team beat Albania by 3.5-0.5 points in the 4th round match in open section of the 42nd World Chess Olympiad held in Baku, Azerbaijan on Monday. In the open section, GM Enamul Hossain Razib (Rating-2431) beat Dervishi Erald (Rating-2564), GM Ziaur Rahman (Rating-2512) defeated IM Seitaj Ilir (Rating-2374), GM Niaz Murshed (Rating-2439) beat FM Ashiku Franc (Rating-2322) while GM Mollah Abdullah Al Rakib (Rating-2488) drew with IM Mehmeti Dritan (Rating-2415).
In the women's section, Bangladesh Women team lost to Turkey by 0-4 points. WIM Shamima Akter Liza (Rating-2129) lost to IM Atalik Ekaterina (Rating-2422), WFM Sharmin Sultana Shirin (Rating-2002) lost to WGM Yildiz Betul Cemre (Rating-2369), WIM Rani Hamid (Rating-1993) lost to WGM Qzturk Kubra (Rating-2277) while WFM Zakia Sultana (Rating-1885) lost to WIM Isgandarova Khayala (Rating-2188). In the 5th round matches Tuesday afternoon, Bangladesh men's team was due to play against Germany in the open section while Bangladesh women's team scheduled to play against Moldova in the women's section.
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