Sheikh Russell Cup Invitational Team Chess Championship’s, Round 5 was completed. The Rank standings remained the same with Bangladesh on top and Sri Lanka with Nepal occupying second and third positions respectively.

Round 5 – Rank Table As Of 17th October

RankSNo FEDTeamGames
11Bangladesh5
23Sri Lanka5
34Nepal5
42Pakistan5
55Maldives5
66Bhutan5
Courtesy: Chess Results

Annotation
Tie Break1: Matchpoints (2 for wins, 1 for Draws, 0 for Losses)
Tie Break2: points (game-points)
Tie Break3: The results of the teams in then same point group according to Matchpoints
Tie Break4: Berlin Tie Break

The invitational team chess competition featuring six nations Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Maldives, and Sri Lanka has total prize of USD 10,000. The champion team is entitled to USD 4,000, the runner-up team USD 3,000, the third and fourth position holders will receive USD 2,000 and USD 1,000 respectively.

The tournament is being played on the round-robin league format. The top three teams from the first phase will compete in the super league, which likewise follows a round robin format.

Team PairingsAll Rounds Till 17th October at 3:00P

Round 1 on 13th October 2022 at 3:30 PM
No.TeamTeamRes.:Res.
1  Maldives  Pakistan1½:2½
2  Nepal  Bhutan4:0
3  Sri Lanka  Bangladesh1:3
Round 2 on 14th October at 3:00 PM
No.TeamTeamRes.:Res.
1  Pakistan  Bangladesh1:3
2  Bhutan  Sri Lanka0:4
3  Maldives  Nepal2½:1½
Round 3 on 15th October 2022 at 3:00 PM
No.TeamTeamRes.:Res.
1  Nepal  Pakistan3½:½
2  Sri Lanka  Maldives3½:½
3  Bangladesh  Bhutan4:0
Round 4 on 16th October 2022 at 3:00 PM
No.TeamTeamRes.:Res.
1  Pakistan  Bhutan4:0
2  Maldives  Bangladesh0:4
3  Nepal  Sri Lanka½:3½
Round 5 on 17th October at 3:00 PM
No.TeamTeamRes.:Res.
1  Sri Lanka  Pakistan3½:½
2  Bangladesh  Nepal4:0
3  Bhutan  Maldives0:4
Courtesy: Chess Results

Round 4 – Rank Table As Of 16th October

RankSNo FEDTeamGames
11Bangladesh4
23Sri Lanka4
34Nepal4
42Pakistan4
55Maldives4
66Bhutan4
Courtesy: Chess Results

Annotation
Tie Break1: Matchpoints (2 for wins, 1 for Draws, 0 for Losses)
Tie Break2: points (game-points)
Tie Break3: The results of the teams in then same point group according to Matchpoints
Tie Break4: Berlin Tie Break

Board PairingsRound 4 on 16th October at 3:00PM

Bo.2  PakistanRtg6BhutanRtg4 : 0PGN
1.1FMAmer, Karim2226Karma, Sonam16611 – 0PGN
1.2Junaid, Sohail1981Rai, Binod14081 – 0PGN
1.3FMWaqar, Muhammad2258Sonam, Choden13821 – 0PGN
1.4Butt, Khalil Ur Rehman2040Sangay, Nidup01 – 0PGN
Bo.5  MaldivesRtg1 BangladeshRtg0 : 4PGN
2.1FMMuhammed, Shuaau2010GMRahman, Ziaur24620 – 1PGN
2.2CMMohamed, Hassan1814GMMurshed, Niaz24170 – 1PGN
2.3Ahmed, Aman Ibrahim1821IMMohammad Fahad, Rahman23850 – 1PGN
2.4Abdulla, Mufeedh1501IMMohammad, Minhaz Uddin22550 – 1PGN
Bo.4NepalRtg3Sri LankaRtg½:3½PGN
3.1FMRajbhandari, Rijendra1994IMDe Silva, L M S T25160 – 1PGN
3.2FMShrestha, Bilam Lal1949FMLiyanage, Ranindu Dilshan23100 – 1PGN
3.3Das, Singhesor1855Kaluarachchi, Achinthya Shamen1916½ – ½PGN
3.4Shrestha, Rajendra Prasad1761Tennakoon, Lisara Samadhith16720 – 1PGN
Courtesy: Chess Results

Round 3 – Rank Table As Of 15th October

RankSNo FEDTeamGames
11Bangladesh3
24Nepal3
33Sri Lanka3
45Maldives3
52Pakistan3
66Bhutan3
Courtesy: Chess Results

Annotation
Tie Break1: Matchpoints (2 for wins, 1 for Draws, 0 for Losses)
Tie Break2: points (game-points)
Tie Break3: The results of the teams in then same point group according to Matchpoints
Tie Break4: Berlin Tie Break

Board Pairings – Round 3 on 2022/10/15 at 3:00PM

Bo.4  NepalRtg2  PakistanRtg3½: ½PGN
1.1FMRajbhandari, Rijendra1994FMAmer, Karim22261 – 0PGN
1.2FMShrestha, Bilam Lal1949Junaid, Sohail19811 – 0PGN
1.3Das, Singhesor1855FMWaqar, Muhammad2258½ – ½PGN
1.4Shrestha, Rajendra Prasad1761Muhammad, Shahzeb19921 – 0PGN
Bo.3  Sri LankaRtg5  MaldivesRtg3½: ½PGN
2.1IMDe Silva, L M S T2516FMMuhammed, Shuaau20101 – 0PGN
2.2FMLiyanage, Ranindu Dilshan2310CMMohamed, Hassan18141 – 0PGN
2.3Kaluarachchi, Achinthya Shamen1916Ahmed, Aman Ibrahim18211 – 0PGN
2.4Tennakoon, Lisara Samadhith1672CMAbdul Rahman, Ali1785½ – ½PGN
Bo.1  BangladeshRtg6  BhutanRtg4 : 0PGN
3.1GMHossain, Enamul2390Karma, Sonam16611 – 0PGN
3.2GMMurshed, Niaz2417Rai, Binod14081 – 0PGN
3.3IMMohammad Fahad, Rahman2385Sonam, Choden13821 – 0PGN
3.4IMMohammad, Minhaz Uddin2255Sangay, Nidup01 – 0PGN
Courtesy: Chess Results

The Round 2 Position stands as follows:

Round 2 – Rank Table As Of 14th October

RankSNo FEDTeamGames
11Bangladesh2
24Nepal2
33Sri Lanka2
45Maldives2
52Pakistan2
66Bhutan2
Courtesy: Chess Results

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