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Monday, January 14, 2013

15th Dubai Chess Open from April 6-16

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Hi everyone,

A very popular chess tournament, the Dubai Chess Open for the Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Cup is going to be held from April 6-16, 2013. This is going to be the 15th edition of the chess event. The event is traditionally held in the Dubai Chess Club and Culture Club.

The format of the chess tournament is Swiss nine rounds with 1. The 15th DUBAI OPEN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP will be played in 9 rounds according to the Swiss System with 1 hour 30 minutes for the whole game with an incremental time of 30 seconds per move.

The Organizing Committee will grant the prizes total of which is US $ 50000 along with the title trophy to the winner. The Dubai International Airport is the main port entry to DUBAI and is centrally located with daily connection flights to and from major airports. More details may be obtained from the executive director

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