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Dubai Open Blitz Chess Tournament 2018

  GM Gawain Jones of England won theChampionship finishing alone with 7 points out of 9 rounds yesterday at the Dubai Chess Club in Dubai, UAE. A total of 72 players competed in the half-day tournament including 19 Grandmasters, 5 International Masters and 6 FIDE Masters. Each player has some 5 minutes for the whole game. At stake was a ... Read More »

GM Walter Arencibia dominates Dubai November Blitz Chess Tournament

More than 130 players from 17 countries take part in one-day event Dubai, UAE (November 6, 2016) – Grandmaster (GM) Walter Rodriguez Arencibia swept all his matches to rule the Dubai Chess and Culture Club November Blitz Chess Tournament on Friday night. The Cuban chess coach defeated Syria’s Talal Hilwani in the final round to complete his domination of the ... Read More »

Azeri-Uzbek grandmaster tandem rules Dubai Ramadan team blitz chess tournament

Team United’s Grandmaster (GM) Gadir Guseinov of Azerbaijan and GM Alexei Barsov of Uzbekistan swept their final four matches Monday night to steal the championship from opening-day leaders Pharaohs in the Dubai Cup – Ramadan Blitz Chess Team Tournament 2016 at the Dubai Chess and Culture Club. United and Pharaohs, manned by Egypt’s GM Ahmed Adly and GM Bassem Amin, ... Read More »

Cuban Grandmaster tops Dubai’s March blitz chess event

Former world junior champ Walter Arencibia clinches title with a round to spare Cuban Grandmaster (GM) Walter Arencibia ruled the March edition of the Dubai Chess and Culture Club Blitz Chess Tournament. Arencibia, the 1986 World Junior Chess Champion, scored 9.5 points from 11 games to claim the championship cup against a field of more than 90 players from 16 ... 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 »