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Thursday, December 8, 2011

Sameh Sadek (2372 Elo) Won Egypt's National Open Chess Championship.. GM\Ahmed Adly (2601 Elo) Won The National Blitz Chess Championship 2011

The 2 National Champions Sameh Sadek x GM.Ahmed Adly before the start of their blitz game (5th round)
Under the auspice of the Egyptian Chess Federation and the General Authority Of The Cultural Palaces ,Egypt's National Chess Championship took place from 19 November to 1 December 2011 at El Gizah Cultural Palace ,the event attracted 261 players from all over the country ,among them : 7 IMs ,5 FMs ,1 WGM ,2WFMs and 1WCM .The tournament directors were : Mr.Reda Gameel and Mr.Ahmed Kamal Moustafa and the Chief Arbiter was I.A\Ahmed Yehya;I.A\Hassan Khaled was responsible for the pairing.
 Sameh Sadek (2372 Elo) won the tournament with 10 points out of 12 games ,Malak Rageb (2338 Elo) came second with 9.5 points while IM\Ibrahim Labib (2408 Elo) came third with 9.5 points ,IM\Abdul El Hameed El Arousy (2301 Elo) came fourth with 9.5 points and IM\Mohsen El Gabry (2334 Elo) came fifth with 9.5 points .
GM\Ahmed Adly (2601 Elo) deservedly won Egypt's National Blitz Chess Championship that took place on Friday the second of December and lasted for about 5 hours and attracted 64 players .The no.1 Egptian Player scored 7.5 points out of 9 games ,Sameh Sadek (2372 Elo) came second with 7 points while IM\Mohamed Ezzat (2439 Elo) came third with 7 points.
The closing ceremony took place directly after the blitz had finished and was attended by the poet Mr.Saad Abd El Rahman -chairman of the General Authority of the Cultural Palaces- and  Mr.Adel Saad -Chairman Of the Egyptian Chess Federation -and madame\Gihan El Sahar ,Mr.Ahmed Kamal and Eng.Medhat Moheb -members of board of the Egyptian Chess Federation- and Mr.Saeed Husanein -the Executive Director of the Egyptian Chess Federation and Mr.Mohamed Abd Elhaleem -head of the Arbiters Committee- Special prizes were awaded to Mr.Anwar Abd Elganey -former Chairman of the Egyptian Chess Federation- and the great Egyptian Women chess champions Nagwa Michel and Soheir Basta and the Egyptian chess veteran Mr.Maher Saleh and the legendary International lecturer and arbiter Eng.Hassan Khaled -the technical advisor of the Egyptian chess federation .
Congratulation to all Winners !
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Source of the photo : the official page of the Egyptian chess federation on Facebook (!/groups/103155229794974/)

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