CHESS TOURNAMENT HELD IN LOCKDOWN
Royal Jordanian Chess Federation has promoted the ‘Stay Home’ message by hosting an E-Championship.
The event attracted over 261 players representing nine different nationalities that are living in Jordan with players competing from the comfort of their own homes.
Omar Gaweesh, from Lebanon, took the title followed by Luai Sameer from Jordan. Jordan’s Mohammad Harahsheh finished third.
Royal Jordanian Chess Federation President, Nawaf Rsheidat, said that the tournament was a huge success and they would look to use the same online platform in future.