Arkady Dvorkovich (above), President of International Chess Federation (FIDE), will be attending DIAS Conference and Exhibition on Oct. 14 and 15, along with other sports leaders.
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 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 21-year-old Ramos, who started instead of Ronaldo, became the youngest player to strike three times in a World Cup knockout match since Pele in 1958.
Sheikh Mohammed said on Twitter, “The impossible is not Moroccan… The impossible is not Arab... The lionhearted men of Morocco we are proud of you before the whole world.”
Second-seeded Kristina Mladenovic ensured no further casualties following the early departure of defending champion Daria Snigur on the second day of the 25th Al Habtoor Tennis Challenge being held at the Habtoor Grand Resort, on Tuesday.
Spain coach Luis Enrique had claimed his players prepared by taking 1,000 penalties as homework but Pablo Sarabia, Carlos Soler and Sergio Busquets all missed from the spot and Madrid-born Hakimi dinked his home to the delight of Morocco's raucous support.