The Saudi Universities Chess Team will participate tomorrow, Friday, in the Asian Universities Chess Championship, which started today “from afar” and which will continue until 13 September 2021.
Al-Akhdar, with the participation of the Sports Federation of Saudi Universities in collaboration with the Saudi Chess Federation, competes with the participation of 8 students (4 males and 4 females), namely: Ahmed Abdullah Al-Rahili (Islamic University), Imad Talaat Khayat, Rahaf Hussein Alem (King Abdulaziz University), and Tariq Nasser Al-Shehri, and Basha’ir Azieh Al-Nahdi (King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals), Lain Muhammad Al-Dosari (Princess Noura bint Abdul Rahman University) and Nuha Abdul Rahman Al-Qudsi (King Saud University).
The Secretary General of the Sports Federation of Saudi Universities, Dr. Abdulelah Al-Silwi, said the Saudi participation will start at nine in the morning, with the first shift for female students, and that the student tour will start on September 10 in contemporary, where each participant will participate in all the “7 round”Even if he loses them all. .
He said: “The game system will be 10 minutes, with an addition of 5 seconds for each point, with the application of the Swiss system, which is the comparison of each player or player with the player next to him in the points, winning will be counted for one point, a draw for half a point and a defeat without points “, remembering that the races will be remote. Corona virus.
Dr. Al-Silwi appreciated the cooperation of the Saudi Chess Federation with the Federation of Universities to represent the honorable country through the use of instructors and supervisors in the Games Federation, which will have a positive and significant impact in achieving good results for Al – Akhdar in its continental participation and for students to gain experience in such international forums.
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