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Top teams for chess meet.

STRONG teams have lined-up for next month's 10th edition of the Corporate and Bankers Chess Championship.

The event is organised by the Bahrain Mind Sports Association (BMSA) and is due to take place from April 15 to 30.

Several corporate teams have already signed up for the upcoming tournament, which is open to business sector including companies, banks and establishments.

To be held under the patronage of Capital Governor Shaikh Hisham bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa, the event will be played in Swiss format of nine rounds.

BMSA president Hameed Rahma said latest FIDE laws of chess will be applied during the tournament, including that of World Chess Olympiad.

Registration deadline has been extended to April 15 so that more teams can participate. For enquiries visit the official website

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Publication:Gulf Daily News (Manama, Bahrain)
Date:Mar 11, 2012
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