Egyptian grandmaster Ahmed Adly emerged winner at the first of its kind Arab-African Online Individual Open Chess Championships. Adly, who is second best player in Egypt behind Bassem Amin, overcame Algerian Bilel Bellahcene in the final
The Sharjah Cultural and Chess Club has collaborated with Sharjah Private Education Authority (SPEA) to promote the game in the schools of the emirate.
Bolstered by the success of Africa Online Individual Chess Championships, the Arab Chess Federation and the Africa Chess Confederation have joined hands to organise the first Arab-African Online Individual Open Chess Championships.
Grand Master Maxim Matlakov of Russia won the 8-way tie to take the Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Cup and the top prize of $13,000 in the 21st Dubai Open Chess Championship at the Dubai Chess Club in Dubai.
Former Dubai Open champion Eduardo Iturrizaga Bonelli of Venezuela climbed to a share of the lead with three others after completion of seven rounds of the 21st Dubai Open Chess Championship at the Dubai Chess Club on Sunday.
Egyptian Grandmaster Bassem Amin emerged winner at the Arab Individual Open Chess Championship 2020. He took the honours after being locked in an intense three-way battle for the title as UAE Grandmaster Saleh Salem and Ahmed Adly also gathered nine points from the 11 games.
Chess players from Poland completed a clean sweep after claiming the top three spots at the third edition of the Fujairah Chess Endurance Championship and World Solving Chess
More than 1,300 male and female players from 20 countries are competing in the Arab Individual Chess Championship hosted by Abu Dhabi remotely.
Azerbaijan’s Shakhriyar Mamedyarov bagged top honours at the World Stars Sharjah Online International Chess Championship which concluded on Saturday.