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Abu Dhabi to host International Chess Championship

posted on 12/08/2002: 1665 views

The 12th Abu Dhabi Chess Championship will kick-off here tomorrow under the patronage of Major General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Interior Ministry Under Secretary. The event which will attended by sport interested personalities from General Authority for Youth and Sport, UAE Union for Chess, Arab Union for Chess and others, will be organized by the Cultural Foundation in coordination with Abu Dhabi Club for Chess and Culture.

The championship's organizing committee has finished all related preparations in order to start the sport event which consist of three main categories, Masters champion that will participated by international and Arab stars of different countries, the open championship to be participated by unclassified category and the children championship. International and Arab Masters, title holders and professional players of various Arab and foreign countries including Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt, Lebanon, Sudan, Yemen, Morocco, Algeria, England, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan Iran, Philippine, India, Pakistan, Russia and Kazakhstan will take part in the this international champion. (The Emirates News Agency, WAM)


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