60 players compete for prizes worth $60,000

Shkurov participates in the opening of "Sharjah Chess" .. and Salem returns to victories

Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Mualla, Al Midfa and Shkurov during the opening of the Sharjah Masters Chess Championship.

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Sharjah football player, Uzbek international Otabek Shkurov, participated in the opening of the seventh round of the "Sharjah Masters" tournament, hosted by the Sharjah Cultural Chess Club, which is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, and its competitions continue until On September 26, 60 male and female players from 30 countries will compete for prizes of $60,000.

The Sharjah player watched some of the matches of his country's players participating in the tournament, as the player praised the wonderful organization of the tournament and the large crowd that included world champions and world-ranked players.

Sheikh Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Mualla welcomed the presence of the Chairman of Sharjah Airport Authority, Chairman of Sharjah Sports Club, Ali Salem Al Midfa, and the Uzbek player, stressing that their presence enriched the tournament, stressing the harmony between football and chess.

Al Mualla said in a press statement: "The champions of Uzbekistan participating in the tournament have a high level of high morals, high sportsmanship, and an excellent technical level, and all of them have the title of a great international professor."

For his part, Ali Salem Al Midfa praised the organizational success of the Sharjah Masters Tournament in its fourth edition, and for attracting the best chess players in the world, noting that “the generous patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, which is enjoyed by All Sharjah clubs always contribute to achieving the desired success of any global event, which in turn highlights the civilized, sporting and touristic face of the Emirate of Sharjah.”

The golden boy Salem Abdul Rahman, player of the national team and the Sharjah Cultural Chess Club, achieved a very important victory at the expense of his French rival, the great international master Jules Mozard, during the confrontation that brought them together in the seventh round of the Sharjah Masters Championship, maintaining his position as runner-up in the tournament, which The Ukrainian international grandmaster, Pavel Alyanov, and the Indian international grandmaster, Nara Yanan, lead the rankings with 5.5 points, a difference of half a point.

On the first table, the great international professor of Iran, Amin Tabatabaei, received his first loss in the tournament, at the hands of the Ukrainian, the great international master Pavel Alyanov, while on the second table, the veteran international great professor of Azerbaijan Naidich Arkadic tied with the great international professor of Georgia Mikhail Mikashvili, and on the third table he achieved The great Indian international professor Nara Yanan won an important victory over the great Kazakh international professor Rinat Gumabiev, and at the fourth table, the Iranian international great professor Barham Maksudlo drew with the Paraguayan Ramirez Delgado.

Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Mualla: "The champions of Uzbekistan participating in the tournament are of a high standard, and all of them hold the title of a great international professor."

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