The UAE chess team will leave today for India to participate in the 44th World Olympiad, which will be held in Chennai from July 27 to August 10, and the delegation is headed by Board Member Kholoud Al Zarouni.
The delegation includes the players: Othman Musa, Ibrahim Sultan, Omran Al Hosani, Muhammad Saeed Al-Laila and Abdul Rahman Al-Taher, and the players: Wafia Darwish, Rawda Al-Sarkal, Aisha Sarhan, Maryam Issa and Moza Al-Mansoori, in addition to the technical staff, which includes Turkish Mert Erdogo, coach of the men’s team, and Cuban Walter Arancibia, coach of our women’s team.
A press statement said: “It is expected that the president of the federation, Tarim Matar Tarim, will join the delegation, to attend the meetings of the General Assembly of the International Federation that will be held on the sidelines of the Olympics, and which will witness the elections of a new board of directors for the International Federation.”
Tarim Matar Tarim had held a meeting with the delegation participating in the World Olympics, in the presence of the Secretary-General, Abdul Karim Al Marzouqi, the head of the women and media committees in the Federation, Kholoud Al Zarooni, and the technical director of the Federation, Muhammad Abdullah, in the presence of all the players, players and technical equipment. During the meeting, travel arrangements and the technical meeting were discussed. For the Olympics, and everything related to the arrangements for the event.
The president of the federation stressed that the federation’s strategy aims to reach the podiums in the external forums, and raise the flag of the state by achieving achievements, expressing his satisfaction with the preparations that preceded the Olympics, through the cooperation of member clubs in preparing the players. He added in a press statement: “We have great confidence in the players to achieve great gains in the global event, and to appear in an honorable appearance in front of this large crowd of players from different countries of the world.”
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