Sharg Tournament Details!


I know everybody is excited about the upcoming tournament. This is the biggest chess-tournament that Kuwait has every year. All the best players in the country play and have a good time. Last year, we had over 90 people join this tournament. Out of the 90, Mr. Yaghshi won the tournament with a 7.0 score out of 9 rounds.The tournament is sponsored by Shiekh Dawoud Salman Al Sabah. The other sponsors are Mcdonald’s and Red Bull. So there will be free coffee, drinks, and red bull. Some people brought thier own drinks from Starbucks and other nearby cafe’s. Here are a few other details.

Remember Call Khalaf Al Azmi or Sami Ayoub to Register for the Tournament. Thier numbers are in the previous posts. Here is the Schedule:

  1. The tournament has 9 rounds.
  2. The tournament lasts 10 days (1 break day).
  3.  Round 1: November 12
  4. Round 2: November 13
  5. Round 3: November 14
  6. Round 4: November 15
  7. Round 5: November 16
  9. Round 6: November 18
  10. Round 7: November 19
  11. Round 8: November 20
  12.  Final Round and Closing Ceremony: November 21.
  13. It is open to anyone, including titled or not titled players.
Other Details:
  1. The Entrance Fee = 10KD
  2.  The time control is 90 Minutes + 30 seconds increment.
  3. The games start at 7:30PM. Last round starts an hour earlier.
  4. The prize fund is around 1000KD.
  5. And the top ten players get prizes:
  6. 1st place = 300KD
  7. 2nd place = 200KD
  8. 3rd place = 150KD
  9. 4th place = 100KD
  10. 5th-10th places = 50KD

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About Khaled

I am a chess fan who would like to see chess grow in Kuwait. I am sure there are a lot of people like me here and this site is for you.

2 thoughts on “Sharg Tournament Details!

  1. james says:

    thanks for posting this one Khaled,i think i will try to play to this tournament no matter how hectic my schedule will be,atleast before having my annual leave in December,MORE POWER!!!!!!!

  2. Khaled says:

    Your most welcome! I hope you get to play this tournament because its in a great location and very fun. I can’t play in this one because I have an exam I need to study for. But I will come for a few hours to bring reports to the site.

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