UAE’s Saeed Ishaq scores second international master norm
Dubai – Defending champion Grandmaster (GM) Gawain Jones of the UK became the first person to win a second title in the Dubai Open Chess Tournament–Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Cup after winning one of the more hotly contested editions of the region’s longest-running elite open chess tournaments.
GM Gawain Jones
After a risk-free draw with co-leader GM Mustafa Yilmaz of Turkey in the final round at the Dubai Chess and Culture Club, Jones was crowned the tournament’s 19th champion after he emerged with the highest tiebreak score among seven players tied at the …read more
Source: Kabayan Weekly