Abu Dhabi Chess Club & Mind Games
- Est - 1979
- Abu Dhabi
About the Club
Abu Dhabi Chess Club & Mind Games was founded in 1979. The aim of establishing the Club is to develop and to enhance chess sport activities, chess competitions in Abu Dhabi and the UAE in general. Immediately after being established; 500 chess players joined the club. Based on that, the club was officially promulgated by the Higher Council for Youths & Sports.
Later on, the Club expanded its activities and actions. It is currently organizing regular and periodical local, regional, and international championships and chess tournaments.
Currently there are 24 international masters amongst its members. Those masters are from UAE and some other nationalities- two of them are classified by the International Chess Federation.