The Shamsher Ali 3rd FIDE Rating Women’s Chess Tournament-2018 begun from today 2nd March, Friday at Bangladesh Chess Federation Hall-Room at 2nd floor in old building of the National Sports Council. Syed Shahab Uddin Shamim, General Secretary of Bangladesh Chess Federation inaugurated the event as chief guest. WIM Rani Hamid President of Bangladesh Mohila Daba Samity was presided the ceremony. Mohammad Amir Ali Rana President of Golden Sporting Club and WCM Mahmuda Hoque Chowdhury Moly Managing Director of Elegant International Chess Academy were present as special guests. International Chess Arbiter Md. Haroon Or Rashid, Jahanara Haque Runu, General Secretary of Bangladesh Mohila Samity and Enamul Hasan Managing Editor of NE Sports news gave speeches in the ceremony. Total 36 players are participating in the event.