Cookie Consent by Privacy Policies Generator website International Chess Federation Chief Visits Dubai Sports Council, Keen to Enhance Cooperation : GoDubai.com

GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >>

    Share

Dubai  - November 25, 2021:  His Excellency Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council, received Arkady Dvorkovich, president of International Chess Federation, at the Council's headquarters and the two sides discussed ways of strengthening their relationship and enhancing bonds.

HE Saeed Hareb received the delegation in the presence of Nasser Aman Al Rahma, Assistant Secretary General of DSC, and the two sides also discussed different projects and initiatives for the development of chess in the region.


Welcoming the FIDE President to the Council, HE Saeed Hareb explained to him about the work and different initiatives of the Council, as well as the annual sports calendar, which includes more than 400 events. He also stressed on the generous support of the country's wise leadership for sports, and the leading role they have played in spreading the culture sports and physical activity among the community through many different initiatives.
HE Saeed Hareb also gifted him a copy of “My Story” - the anecdotal memoir of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai.


The visit comes under the framework of the strong relationship between Dubai Sports Council and chess' international governing body, especially with Dubai hosting the FIDE World Chess Championship 2021 at Expo 2020 Dubai, in Hall 2 of the South Wing of Dubai Exhibition Centre from Friday (November 26) until December 16. 


Reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway will defend his crown for the fifth time at the World Championship against Russian challenger Ian Nepomniachtchi, and the winner will take home 60 per cent (€1,200,000) of the hefty Euro 2,000,000 prize fund, while the runner-up will receive 40 per cent (€800,000).


Carlsen and Nepomniachtchi will face-off in a best-of-14 games series to decide the 2021 FIDE World Champion, but if the scores are level at the end of the 14 games, the winner will be decided by a tie-break.



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 3444 times
Posted on : Thursday, November 25, 2021  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Abu Dhabi Lights Up for Welcome Return of Mubadala World Tennis Championship
Next Story : Team Abu Dhabi Target Three World Titles in Dramatic Climax to Season
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
First Technology Event in 2022 in Dubai Opens with a Resounding Success
Shenzhen Brand Products Exhibition Come to Dubai Physically on January 2022
Mysterious Ancient Tombs Reveal 4,500-Year-Old Highway Network in North-West Arabia
Are You Ready for Valentine's Day? - Omega Says 'Show Me Love'
Sony Middle East & Africa Broadens Availability of 360 Spatial Sound Experience ...
Oris Big Crown X Cervo Volante
RAKEZ Facilitates Bank Account Opening for Clients through RAKBANK's Quick Apply...
Ajman University Set to Host the "Year of the Fiftieth" Commencement C...
The First-Ever Chupa Chups Room in the World Launches in Dubai, UAE
Symbols and Colours by Pandora: Little Symbols of Big Dreams
Loeb Closes the Gap Again to Turn Up Dakar Pressure
Maserati: Back to Racing. The First Italian Brand to Compete in the ABB FIA For...
Samsung Launches Galaxy S21 FE 5G - The Ultimate Smartphone Designed for Fans in...
Region's First World of Coffee Opens at Expo 2020 Dubai
Discover The Infectious Waste Disposal Solution at Arab Health
The Best Clean Beauty Brands at THAT Concept Store
Zoho's Dubai Headquarters To Operate On New Working Week
BRX Trio Stage Top Ten Show As Dakar Heads for Finish
United Arab Bank Implements Complete Data Protection for Data Backup, Replicatio...
The Republic of Paraguay's Diversity in Focus as a Tourist Destination at Expo 2020
Arabian Automobiles Wins Two Major Awards: Agency Workshop of the Year, Agency B...
Kuwaiti Photographer Displays Wildlife Photos at Expo 2020 Dubai
Xposure 2022 exhibitions mark a celebration of culture, adventure, beauty, and more
LG Levels Up the Laundry Experience With the Latest in Washing and Drying Solutions
Emirates Post Group in collaboration with Emirates Philatelic Association. UAE ...
Samsung's Monitor Lineup Sets New Record for CE Accolades With Nine Awards
Invesco Outlook: Inflation Sets the Stage for 2022
LG's Newest Innovations Earn Wide Range of Honors at Ces 2022
Ozka's Step Challenge is Back at Global Village with a Chance to Win an Amazing ...
SEHA Announces Closure of Mina Rashid Covid-19 Drive-through Services Center
Enjoy Jashn-E-kebab on Zafran's Outdoor Terrace
IBPC Retail Conclave 2022
Malabar Gold & Diamonds Inaugurates 2 New Showrooms in MG Road, Bengaluru and So...
Al Ghurair Properties Announces Partnership with Siemens to Implement Sustainabl...
SEHA Extends its Working Hours for COVID-19 Drive-Through Services Centers in Ab...
Arabian Automobiles offers Nissan, INFINITI Owners' Industry-Leading Free Pick-U...
Byredo Iconic Scents will Soon be Part of the Immersive Stay Experience at Inter...
Tashkeel Launches 2022 Exhibition Programme with the Work of Six Emirati Photogr...
Dubai Shopping Malls Group's Up to 1 Million Dirhams Prized Weekly Raffles, a Hi...
Dubai Culture and Zoho Partner to Support Digital Transformation for Creative En...
MAX&Co. SS 22 Rock Chic
Sony Exhibits at CES 2022
Joyalukkas Shopper Wins Big in the ongoing DSF Season of Big Winnings'
Stellar Q3 Helps TCS Hit $25 Bn in Annual Revenue
Lenovo's New Yoga PCs Blend Elevated Design with Sustainability
International Panel of Experts to Decide Honoree(s) of Zayed Award for Human Fra...
Chile Pavilion Showcases Destination Diversity at Tourism Week
LG Joins IBM Quantum Network for Advance Industry Applications of Quantum Computuing
Advanced Ford F-150 Boasts an All-New SYNC 4 and its Host of Innovative Technolo...
SEHA Wins Two Globally Recognized Awards for Excellence in Nursing Healthcare