Mr. Mehdi Hasan Parag, FIDE Master along with Champion and Runners Up winners of Intra-University Chess Tournament of Daffodil International University poses for a photograph.
The Chess Club of Daffodil International University (DIU) organized the two-day Intra-University Chess Tournament titled “Battle of Brain” on 16-17 February 2018. The tournament consisted of five rounds; first three rounds were held at the Dhanmondi campus on 16 February and last two rounds were held at the permanent campus on 17 February. As many as 130 registered students from different departments and campuses of DIU competed to establish their supremacy on 64-squared black and white board with their chess playing skills and acumen.
Md. Maruf Sarkar of Software Engineering Department of Permanent Campus, has become the Champion of the first ever Intra-University Chess Tournament of Daffodil International University. Fojal Ahamed Akash of CSE has become the first runner-up and Md. Monjurul Islam Shakil of the same department (CSE) has become the second runner-up in the tournament.
A partial view of the Chess Tournament
The closing ceremony and prize distribution was held at the Multipurpose Hall of permanent campus on 17 February 2018. Mr. Mehdi Hasan Parag, FIDE Master, graced the closing ceremony as the Chief Guest and handed over the prizes to the winners. The executive committee members of the Chess Club of DIU including President Pritom Saha and General Secretary Mohammed Ishtiaq ali worked through the days to make the tournament successful.
Ms. Mahmuda Hoque Chowdhury Moly, National Chess Instructor addressing at the inaugural ceremony of the Intra-University Chess Tournament held titled “Battle of Brain” on at Daffodil INternational University
Earlier, Ms. Mahmuda Hoque Chowdhury Moly, National Chess Instructor, inaugurated the tournament at the Banquet Hall of Daffodil Tower on 16 February 2018. Mr. Md. Mazedul Hoque, Coordinator, Elegant International Chess Academy, was present there as special guest. Dr. Binoy Barman, Moderator of the chess club, and Director of Daffodil Institute of Languages (DIL), chaired the inaugural session.