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UAE’s premier clubs join forces for chess development

Dubai Sports Council and Abu Dhabi Sports Council support joint projects between Dubai and Abu Dhabi chess clubs Two of the UAE’s most prominent institutions in chess are joining forces to enhance further the development of the sport in the UAE and create more opportunities for the country’s elite players to dominate in international competition. This as top officials of ... Read More »

Dubai Chess Club instructor tops inaugural blitz event

Basheer Al Qudaimi outplayed fellow International Master Mehrshad Sharif in the final round to crown himself champion in the inaugural January edition of the Dubai Chess and Culture Club’s Monthly Blitz Chess Tournament. The national team player from Yemen scored eight points in nine rounds, winning eight matches while conceding a single loss to runner-up Francis Erwin Dimarucut of the ... Read More »

17th Dubai Open Chess Tournament to be held in April, 2015

Under the Patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai & Minister of Finance and Industry of the United Arab Emirates , Dubai Chess & Culture Club is pleased to invite you to participate in the 17th Dubai Open Chess Tournament 2015, which will be held at Dubai Chess & Culture Club from 5th – 16th ... Read More »

Dubai Chess Club starts the year with a bang

Club to host awards ceremony to honour top-performing players H.E. Ibrahim Al Bannai, Chairman of the Dubai Chess and Culture Club, has lauded members of the club who have helped push the UAE to a great start in the international chess circuit this year. Fide Master (FM) Ibrahim Sultan and Woman International Master (WIM) Amna Nouman led the top achievers ... Read More »

Sultan bags second gold in Under-18 chess championship

Fide Master Ibrahim Sultan demolished the competition to win the gold medal in the premier Under-18 category of the Arab Age Group Chess Championships, which concluded Saturday in Abu Dhabi. Despite starting the tournament as the fifth seed, the 17-year-old stalwart of the Dubai Chess and Culture Club scored an impressive eight points in nine games, conceding only two draws, ... Read More »

UAE female chess champion vows to keep winning medals

The Chess champion won a gold medal for the individual championship in the Arab group category in Jordan, a silver in the UAE Championship for 18-year-olds. <a href=”http://adserver.adtech.de/adlink/3.0/1561/5164441/0/16/ADTECH;loc=300;grp=[group]” target=”_blank”><img src=”http://adserver.adtech.de/adserv/3.0/1561/5164441/0/16/ADTECH;loc=300;grp=[group]” border=”0″ width=”1″ height=”1″>&l Dubai: Amna Nouman, from the Dubai Chess and Culture Club, and winner of the 2014 Arab Chess Championship which was held in Jordan, has praised the club’s ... Read More »

Magnus Carlsen reigns supreme in Dubai Chess

World chess champion, 23-year old Norwegian Magnus Carlsen, won the world blitz championship alone with 17 points in the 21-round tournament at the Dubai Chess Club on Friday. Together with the world rapid crown he won on Wednesday in the week long Fide World Rapid and Blitz Championhips in Dubai, Carlsen now holds all three Fide world titles. The $400,000 ... Read More »

Anand, Magnus Carlsen for Dubai rapid-blitz world chess

Traditional chess world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway and former world number one Viswanathan Anand will lead a powerful field of over 100 Grandmasters (GM) during the Fide World Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship at the Dubai Chess and Culture Club (DC&CC) from June 15 to 21. This will be a rare opportunity for the followers of the game here ... Read More »