BRACU holds faculty member vs student chess tournament

Publish Date: 
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 14:45

A rapid chess match between the faculty members and the students was held at BRAC University Auditorium on March 23, 2017. The match served as a symbolic representation of the friendly teacher-student relationship at BRAC University.

VC of BRACU, Prof. Syed Saad Andaleeb, Ph.D., inaugurated the event and graced the occasion as the chief guest. Director of BRAC Institute of Languages, Lady Syeda Sarwat Abed and Grandmaster Reefat Bin Sattar were present as special guests. BRACU VC appreciated the initiative and congratulated the organisers of the event. He emphasised on having a vision and expected to see Bangladeshi chess players to bring success in world championships in near future.

Director of Institutional Effectiveness, Prof. Ansar Ahmed, Ph.D. led the faculty team. The other team members of the faculty team were the coordinator of MA in TESOL Programme Prof. Sayeedur Rahman, Ph.D, Instructor of Chess Activity of Savar Residential Semester Almasur Rahman, Ph.D, and Lecturer of BRAC Institute of Languages Md. Shams Ud Duha.

Shihab Shariar from BRAC Business School led the student team. The other team members of the student team were Bukenya Henry from Electrical and Communication Engineering (ECE), Mohammad Shakil from Electrical and Electronic Engineering and (EEE) and Galib Ashraf from Computer Science & Engineering (CSE). The game ended in a draw.