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2019-12-09 19:39:01

QATAR CHESS ASSOCIATION

Qatar knew Chess officially at the beginning of the eighties when the chess club was established with the participation of a number of Qatari youth. In 1985, the club became the first Qatari chess federation by the decision of His Highness the President of the Supreme Council for Youth Welfare No. (2) of 1985 on 29/5/1985 and HE /Sheikh - Mohammed bin Khalid Al Thani, was appointed as President of the Federation by the decision of His Highness the President of the Supreme Council for Youth Welfare No. (3) 1985 on 29/5/1985, and the Qatar Chess Federation joined the family of the International Federation of the game on 1/9/1985. On 20/12/1988, Mr. Khalifa Mohammed Al-Hitmi was appointed as a President of the Qatari Chess Federation by the decision of His Highness the President of the Supreme Council for Youth Welfare No. (6) For the year 1988.


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