Chess Tournament Starts on the 18th February [Archives:1999/06/Sports]

February 8 1999

The General Yemeni Chess Association(GYCA), decided to hold the Republic Chess Tournament from 18th Feb. in Sana’a under the auspices of Dr. AbdulWahab Rawah Minister of Youth and Sports. This tournament is part of the GYCA agenda to promote and improve the game, on the national and International levels. These efforts of the GYCA were highly reflected in the enormous performance by the Yemeni master Hamed Al-Qadi in the International level.
The teams participating in this tournament are as follows:
Sana’a Ahli, Taiz Ahli, Sana’a Wahda, Shamsan, Badan Tawan, Marawah Siham, Al-Mukalah, Sabta Najim, Damar, and Danfer.