HH The Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Authority crowns the winners of the King Salman Chess Cup

 On behalf of His Excellency Prince Turki bin Abdulmohsen Al-Shaikh, Chairman of the General Sports Authority , His Royal Highness Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Authority, crowns the winners of the King Salman Chess World Cup, which ended Saturday at the Apex Conference and Exhibition Center In Riyadh, where the Norwegian player Magnus Carlsen won first winner and the Cup of the chess tournament, after winning 16 points, came in second winner the Russian player Karyakin Sergei with 14.5 points, and in third place Indian player Anand Venciwantan with 14.5 points .

In the women's competition, the first winner was Georgia Dzanizi Nana with 16.5 points, followed by Russia's Guinya Flintin and then the Chinese Joe Wenjun in third place, while Indian Anand Vinceuantan won the Rapid chess championship and ranked first with 10.5 points, followed by Russian second winner Vidosav Vladimir and then his native Nibominetshi Yan with 10.5 points. The Chinese Jo Wan-jun won the first place in the Rapid chess tournament after scoring 11.5 points in the rapid chess. Chinese second-placed Li Tenggi scored 11 points and German Batz Elisabeth In the third place with 10.30 points.

The crowning takes place In the presence of the Acting President of the International Chess Federation, Greek Georgios Macroubles and the President of the Saudi Chess Federation, Mu'taz Al-Sulaiman, the prize money sum for the winners men and women in the rapid chess and chess tournaments for men and women reached $ 2 million.

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