October 1, 2022

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Positive results for "Smarts of the Emirates" at the World Chess Olympiad

Positive results for “Smarts of the Emirates” at the World Chess Olympiad

Dubai (Etihad)

The UAE delegation had a great success at the 44th World Chess Olympiad in Chennai, India, where the women’s team finished third and won the bronze medal in the C category. The United Arab Emirates Chess Women’s team advanced to the 25th Olympiad general rankings, the team started the tournament ranked 85th, finished 60th and second in the Arab world behind Egypt, beating Tunisia in the final rounds and achieving better results in the draw. Defeated Nigeria with Bolivia. All players managed to increase their international ranking points, they were Moza Al-Mansoori with 56 points and Rawda Al-Sargal with 44 points, and he won the title of International Federation Professor Maryam Issa with 44 points. , and she won the International Candidate title after scoring 44 points, Wafia Darwish 19 points and Aisha Al-Muwaini 19 points at the Olympics.
In the Open Championship, the men’s team improved by 25 places and ranked 103rd and ranked 78th. Our team ranked third after Egypt and Morocco and player Abdul Rahman Al-Tahar. , the youngest participant in the delegation of our national team, won the title of professor of the international federation. He increased by 72 points in the international classification, while Ibrahim Sultan increased by 47 points in the international classification.
President of the Federation Tarim Matar Tarim, who attended the International Chess Federation’s competitions and meetings, expressed his happiness over the results achieved at the technical and administrative level at the World Olympiad. We have already achieved a large part of our goals by winning players, international titles as well as connecting with different schools in the game, winning 3 more international titles and raising the rating of most players.
Thanking the clubs, players and parents, he said the decision of the federation’s board of directors to rely on youngsters to participate in the Open Championship after the senior players apologized in various situations was right because it achieved our goals. And achieving achievements for the state in the upcoming competitions revealed the foundation for the future in the group of players we are classified as.
The head of the federation praised Sheikh Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Mulla for winning the post of vice-president of the International Chess Federation and emphasized that one of the federation’s strategic goals is to have distinguished Emirati cadres in foreign positions. The Emirati Sports Force.
The head of the delegation, Kholud Al-Zarouni, emphasized the great role played by the players and the technical and administrative staff of the team and their interest in raising the national flag and achieving a positive result at the Olympics, which is the first participation. Many players.

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