Bangladesh Premier League 2022 R4: Aditya Mittal stuns Sankalp Gupta
Bangladesh Police and Bangladesh Biman scored an identical 3-1 victory over Bangladesh Navy and Janata Bank Officer Welfare Society in Round 4 to share the lead at Golden Jubilee of Independence Premier Division Chess League 2021-22. They are the only two teams at 8.0/8. IM Aditya Mittal (SCC) scored a crushing win over GM Sankalp Gupta (RBKP) who had a great difficulty finding place for his pieces. FM Harshad S (JBOWS) held GM Mitrabha Guha (BB) to a draw. SAIF Sporting Club is at sole third position with a score 6.0/8. Round 5 starts today at 2:30 p.m. IST. Photo: Aditya Sur Roy
Nitish Belukar beats Himanshu Sharma
One of the latest IM's of India, Nitish Belukar (Uttara Central Chess Club) defeated GM Himanshu Sharma (Titas Club) in a grueling battle.
Rupali Bank Krira Parisad - Shahin Chess Club: 2.5-1.5
IM Aditya Mittal registered the sole victory for his team Shahin Chess Club against GM Sankalp Gupta of Rupali Bank Krira Parisad.
Aditya - Sankalp
Aditya got a pleasant position out of the opening as he played some enterprising chess. 17.b4 makes Black's position incredibly difficult to play. Eventually, Sankalp did manage to free up the position, however it did not change the tide.
Uttara Central Chess Club - Titas Club: 3.5-0.5
Uttar Central Chess Club is full of young talents. One of the latest IM of India, Nitish Belukar defeated GM Himanshu Sharma of Titas Club in a prolonged battle.
Nitish - Himanshu
Perhaps 27.Rc1 could have finished the game much earlier. 27.Bxa7 was played and White had to grind another 45 moves to score a victory.
Replay Round 4 games
There is one round every day starting at 3 p.m. BST (2:30 p.m. IST) from 10th to 20th March 2022, except the second and ninth round which starts at 4 p.m. BST (3:30 p.m. IST). The tournament is taking place at Asia Hotel & Resort, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Round 4 results
|1||SAIF Sporting Club||Manha's Castle||2½||:||1½|
|2||Janata Bank Officer Welfare Society||Bangladesh Biman||1||:||3|
|3||Leonine Chess Club||Sheikh Russel Chess Club||1½||:||2½|
|4||Bangladesh Navy||Bangladesh Police||1||:||3|
|5||Rupali Bank Krira Parisad||Shahin Chess Club||2½||:||1½|
|6||Uttara Central Chess Club||Titas Club||3½||:||½|
Round 5 pairings
|1||Titas Club||SAIF Sporting Club||:|
|2||Shahin Chess Club||Uttara Central Chess Club||:|
|3||Bangladesh Police||Rupali Bank Krira Parisad||:|
|4||Sheikh Russel Chess Club||Bangladesh Navy||:|
|5||Bangladesh Biman||Leonine Chess Club||:|
|6||Manha's Castle||Janata Bank Officer Welfare Society||:|
Standings after Round 4
|3||12||SAIF Sporting Club||4||3||0||1||6||9,5||0||23,5|
|4||4||Shahin Chess Club||4||2||0||2||4||8,5||0||10,5|
|5||1||Rupali Bank Krira Parisad||4||2||0||2||4||8,0||0||16,5|
|6||6||Sheikh Russel Chess Club||4||2||0||2||4||7,5||0||11,0|
|8||2||Uttara Central Chess Club||4||1||1||2||3||8,0||0||10,3|
|9||10||Leonine Chess Club||4||1||1||2||3||7,0||0||12,0|
|12||9||Janata Bank Officer Welfare Society||4||0||0||4||0||4,0||0||0,0|