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Al Araimi Boulevard chess championship organised
November 19, 2019 | 5:50 PM
by Times News Service
The tournament witnessed the participation of 51 players representing eight countries: Bangladesh, Egypt, England, India, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman and the Philippines players took part in the competition.
 
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Muscat: The second Al Araimi Boulevard Chess Championship took place on November 16 at the wonderfully designed Al Araimi Boulevard in Al Khoud. The championship was organised by the International Chess Academy of Oman in cooperation with the Oman Chess Committee and the newly opened Limitless Centre for kid’s development. The centre provide chess classes and other activities for kids in Al Seeb Area.

The tournament witnessed the participation of 51 players representing eight countries: Bangladesh, Egypt, England, India, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman and the Philippines players took part in the competition.

Emerson Napone showed no mercy and won the competition with a perfect score of 7/7 points.

The unrated player Mohammed Al Amine El Shaarawy from Egypt surprised everyone and took the second prize by scoring 6 out 7 possible points. The third prize was taken by Omani talent Abdulrahman Al Zadjali who is a member of the Oman Youth National Team with 5.5/7 points.



General Ranking:

1st place: Emerson Napone (7/7); 2nd place: Amine El Shaarawy (6/7);3rd place: Abdulrahman Al Zadjali(5.5/7)



Omani Nationals: 1st place (Men's section): Mohammed Al Riyami, 1st place (Women's section): Al Balushi Maryam

Best Female player:

1stplace: Raghad Majed

Category Prizes: Under 8: 1st place: Senthilnathan Nithin, 2nd place: Maqbool Hudhaifa, 3rd place: Pai Sanay

Under 10: 1st place: Ragavesh Velavaa, 2nd place: Uttamkumar Singh Taneeshaa; 3rd place: SM Dakshikaa

Under 12: 1st place:Seshadri Shreyas, 2nd place: Haresh Kashyap, 3rd place:Dinesh Sawlani Shaurya

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