- Inter-University Chess Competition 2019 held at KUET
March 30, 2019
Inter-University Chess Competition 2019 held at KUET on 28-30 March, 2019. Dhaka University ran out as Champion of this tournament. A total of nine teams battled for the trophy with the games being played in Swiss League system. Jagannath University and Jahangirnagar University ran out as runners-up and second runners-up respectively in this tournament. Vice-Chancellor of KUET Prof. Dr. Quazi Sazzad Hossain distributed prizes among the winners in the prize giving ceremony which was held on 30 March in the evening. This event was presided over by the Director (Student Welfare) Prof. Dr. Shibendra Shekher Sikder. Deputy Director of (Student Welfare) Dr. Ismail Saifullah, Joint-Secretery of Bangladesh Chess Federation Masudur Rahman Mollick, Deputy Director of Physical Education Center of Dhaka Universiy Md. Jalal Uddin, Assistant Director (Physical) of KUET Md Helal Fakir, Manager of the Teams, Sayed Atai Rabbi delivered speech in the occasion. This event was presented by the Public Relations Officer of KUET Monoj Kumar Mojumder. Total 45 players Including 5 players in one team attended this tournament from Dhaka University, Rajshahi University, Jahangirnagar University, Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, Khulna University, Noakhali Science and Engineering University, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University, Jagannath University and Khulna University of Engineering & Technology. It is mentioned that, the Management Meeting was held on 28 March in the evening and the tournament inaugurated by the VC of KUET Prof. Dr. Quazi Sazzad Hossain was held on 29 March in the morning.