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Atharv Pramod, Aaditya Hari Krishnan record perfect slates to win their respective divisions in Dubai Chess Club’s 2nd Beginners Tournament

Atharv Pramod and Aaditya Hari Krishnan, both of India, won all their matches to dominate their respective divisions in the 2nd Beginners Tournament, which concluded on Saturday at Dubai Chess and Culture Club. Atharv ruled the Under-12 age category with a perfect nine-out-of-nine score, while Aaditya likewise posted nine points to claim the Under-8 age category. The Under-10 age category, ... Read More »

Registration Open for “Allegiance to Zayed Chess Tournament”

 Dubai Chess & Culture Club is pleased to invite you to participate at Allegiance to Zayed Chess Tournament 2015 , which will be held at Dubai Chess Club from 21-25th June 2015. Participants & Registration: Open to all chess players with Registered Fide ID Last day of registration and payment is Thursday 18 June 2015 at 10:00 pm Registration is ... Read More »

Qatar’s GM Mohammed Al-Sayed holds on to the lead

Top-seed GM Bassem Amin of Egypt moves half a point behind Al-Sayed with two rounds to go Qatar’s Grandmaster (GM) Mohammed Al-Sayed held on to the lead by the slimmest of margins after he settled for an uneventful draw with the UAE’s Fide Master (FM) Saeed Ishaq in Monday night’s seventh round of the 3rd Arab Elite Chess Championship – ... Read More »

Qatar’s GM Mohammed Al-Sayed grabs solo leadership after six rounds

UAE’s GM Salem AR Saleh defeats top-seed GM Bassem Amin of Egypt to move closer to a second title at the Arab Elite Chess Championship The UAE’s Grandmaster (GM) Salem AR Saleh strengthened his bid to become the first player to win a second title at the Arab Elite Chess Championship – Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Cup when he defeated erstwhile leader ... Read More »

UAE’s Saeed Ishaq beats GM Haddouche at Arab Elite Chess Championship 2015

Egypt’s GM Bassem Amin and Qatar’s GM Mohammed Al-Sayed remain joint leaders after four rounds Fide Master Saeed Ishaq scored the round’s biggest upset when he outplayed fourth-seeded Algerian Grandmaster (GM) Mohamed Haddouche to move within half a point of the leaders after the fourth round of the 3rd Arab Elite Chess Championship – Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Cup, the most prestigious ... Read More »

Bassem Amin and Al-Sayed bank on lucky breaks to share the lead at Arab Elite Chess Championship 2015

UAE’s FM Saeed Ishaq scores back-to-back wins to resume GM title hunt Egyptian top-seed Grandmaster (GM) Bassem Amin and third-seed GM Mohammed Al-Sayed of Qatar escaped with lucky breaks to maintain their perfect slates to share the lead after three rounds of the 3rd Arab Elite Chess Championship – Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Cup, the most prestigious individual chess tournament in the ... Read More »

Egypt’s GM Bassem Amin, UAE’s GM Salem AR Saleh lead opening-round winners at Arab Elite Chess Championship 2015

Lowest-seeded Libyan player scores win The fancied bets asserted their supremacy to prevent any major upset during the opening round of the 3rd Arab Elite Chess Championship – Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Cup, the most prestigious individual chess tournament in the region, Wednesday night at the Sheikh Saeed Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Hall of the Dubai Chess and Culture Club. Top-seed Grandmaster ... Read More »