15th Dubai Open 2013
A record 194 players from 34 countries are competing in the 15th Dubai Open Chess Championship from 6 to 16th April 2013 at the Dubai Chess Club in the UAE.
Ceremonial Opening move, by Mr. Ibrahim Abdulmalik in the photo Mr.Khaled Zayed (left) Mr. Ibrahim Al Bannai (write)
The Dubai Open is one of the strongest tournaments in the world with 38 GMs, 6 WGMs, 26 IMs, 6 WIMs, 13 FMs and 5 WFMs competing. At stake is the Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Cuip and a total of $50,000 in cash prizes. The tournament is a 9-round Swiss with games scheduled 5:30 daily. Two games are scheduled on Saturday to allow for a blitz tournament on Friday with $4,000 at stake in cash prizes.
See List of Players, Pairings...
See Online games: (by Flash Player), by Java Script (mobile phone)
Download PGN file of: Round 1 - 9
Download Bulletin: No.1, No.2, No.3, No. 4, No. 5, No. 6, No. 7, No. 8, No. 9
See Photo Album: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6 (Blitz), Day 7, Day 8, Day 9, Closing Ceremoney
See Video of: Day 1, Day2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6(Blitz), Day 7 a, Day 7 b, Day 8, Day 9