The World Chess Olympiad, which is currently being held in the Indian city of Chennai, is approaching the finish line, and the UAE team continues the outstanding results by winning the men’s team in two consecutive games in the sixth and seventh rounds, after defeating the Ivory Coast and Costa Rica. The scene was led by Abdul Rahman Al-Taher, who presents good levels in the Olympics, and added 30 points to his international tally so far, while the women’s team defeated Mozambique after losing to Moldova. The men’s team remains to face Japan after losing to Scotland in the eighth round, while the women’s team plays with Japan after losing in the eighth round against Australia. Aspirations remain for the mission to return from India with honorable results at the level of men and women by winning the last two rounds of the global event. The matches were attended by Tarim Matar Tarim, president of the Emirates Chess Federation, who represented the UAE in the elections of the West Asian Federation, which was headed by Dhafer Abdul-Amir, president of the Iraqi Federation.
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