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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 Vladimir Akopian wins 45th UAE National Day Rapid Chess Tournament

Grandmasters dominate 180-player event at Dubai Chess and Culture Club Dubai, UAE (December 4, 2016) – Former world championship contender Grandmaster (GM) Vladimir Akopian of Armenia won seven straight games before cruising with back-to-back draws in the final two rounds to rule 45th UAE National Day Rapid Chess Tournament at the Sheikh Saeed Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Hall of the ... Read More »

Dubai’s Amna Nouman wins UAE President’s Cup chess championship

Shaima Noman takes bronze as Dubai Chess and Culture Club dominates the women’s division Saeed Ishaq grabs silver for Dubai in men’s division Dubai, UAE (August 21) – Woman International Master (WIM) Amna Nouman ruled the UAE President’s Cup women’s chess championship, which was recently held in Al Ain from August 11-18, to reaffirm her status as one of the ... Read More »

Children complete specialised chess training in Jumeirah

Dubai Chess and Culture Club partners with Iqraa Arabic Language Centre in grassroots chess training program Dubai Chess and Culture Club recently completed a six-week training program for children 6-10 years old held at the Iqraa Language Centre ​​in Sunset Mall, Jumeirah. The chess course for beginners provided a total of 10 hours of top-notch instruction from the club’s renowned ... Read More »

Dubai rules UAE National Women’s Team Championship 2015

WIM Amna Nouman leads Dubai with unbeaten run on the top board Inspired by a commanding performance by the UAE’s most promising lady player, Dubai Chess and Culture Club ruled this year’s UAE National Women’s Team Championship, which concluded over the weekend. The eight-member squad picked up 8.5 points from three matches to claim the championship along with two individual ... Read More »