Sun, 2023-03-19 18:13
RIYADH: The United Arab Emirates’ Salem Saleh, who ranks 59th in the world and is a Grand International Master, has won first place in the Riyadh Calendar Chess Championship.
The two-day event was organized by the General Entertainment Authority in cooperation with the Saudi Chess Federation from March 17 to 18.
Bassem Amin and Fawzi Adham from Egypt, also Grand International Masters, came second and third in the competition.
The competition saw over 100 players from Saudi Arabia and abroad compete over nine rounds to determine the winners.