The Department of English, University of Asia Pacific (UAP) organized “Intradepartmental Online Chess Tournament Fall 2020” on 5-6 February 2021. The tournament was divided into two categories – Male and Female. The contest was held on chess.com, a world-recognized platform for online chess. The event was open for students, faculty members and staff of the Department. The competition was arranged in a Swiss Arena system with a 5+0-time range. There were 22 participants (Male: 12 and Female: 10). Players that secured the first four positions in each category went on to play on the next day of the tournament to decide the winners.
Award-winning students with the convener of Indoor Sports Club and the Head of the Department
A prize-giving ceremony was held at the Department with the Head of the Department, Dr. Mehnaz Tazeen Chowdhury as the chief guest. The convener of the Indoor Sports Club, Department of English, Mr. Sabbir Ahmed Dibbo, was also present. The guests handed over the prizes and certificates to the winners and the volunteers. The session was wrapped up with a vote of thanks from the Head of the Department.