Bangladeshi grandmaster Ziaur Rahman finish 15th

Grandmaster Ziaur RahmanProthom Alo file photo

Bangladeshi Grandmaster Ziaur Rahman finished 15th in the ‘Category A Grand Masters Chess’ event of the 13th KIIT International Chess securing seven points from 10 matches held in the Indian city of Bhubaneswar, Odisha on Sunday, UNB reports.

Grandmaster Zia earned 7 points from 10 matches games and settled for tie for in the 11th place and finished 15th in the tie-breaking system.

In the 9th round matches on Saturday, grandmaster Zia drew with FM Ram Aravind of India and in the day’s 10th round match grandmaster Zia beat grandmaster Kiran Manisha Mohanty of India.

Grandmaster Amonatov Farrukh of Tajikistan emerged champion with 8.5 points.

A total 175 players from 10 countries including 11 grandmasters, one woman grandmaster, 14 international masters and one woman International master took part in the event.