Sheikh Kamal Invitational FIDE Rapid Rating Chess Tournament will be held today (Wednesday) at
Bangladesh Chess Federation (BCF) hall room.

The BCF will organize the tournament to mark the 72nd birth anniversary of valiant freedom fighter Shaheed captain Sheikh Kamal, the eldest son of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Forty selected and invited players including two Grand Masters of the country Ziaur Rahman and Emanul Hossain Razib, and two International Masters Abu Sufian Shakil and Mohammad Fahad Rahman will compete the day-long tournament, organized by BCF.

The event will be held in a seven round Swiss-League system and winners of the tournament will be given cash prize of Taka one lakh.