QCA Board of Directors

  • Khalifa AL-HitmiPresident
  • Mohammed AL-MedaihkiGeneral Secretary
  • Mohammed Naser Al-SayedAssistant General Secretary
  • Sultan Al-KuwariBoard Member
  • Essa Mousa ABUHolayqahBoard Member
  • Amal Khaled AL-MannaiBoard Member
  • Hamad AL-TamimiExecutive Director
Khalifa AL-Hitmi1 Mohammed AL-Medaihki2 Mohammed Naser Al-Sayed3 Sultan Al-Kuwari4 Essa Mousa ABUHolayqah5 Amal Khaled AL-Mannai6 Hamad AL-Tamimi7
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International Chess News

Zhu Chen Arab Chess Champion 2013

Zhu Chen Arab Champion 2013Qatari Grandmaster Zhu Chen Became the Arab Women Chess Champion 2013 for Classical Chess and Blitz Chess held in Abudhabi - UAE during the period 7-17 Dec 2013.

GM Mohammed AL-Sayed shared the 2nd place in Tradewise Gibraltar Masters 2014

GM AL-SAYEDQatari Grandmaster Mohammed Naser Al-Sayed shared the 2nd place in the strong Masters Chess tournament held in Gibraltar during the period 27 Jan to 6 Feb 2014. the total number of the participants was 256 FIDE rated Players of which 68 were Grandmasters 8 Women Grandmasters 39 International Masters and 22 FIDE Masters. Click for official website

Local News

TOYOTA Kids Open 2014

Toyota 2014TOYOTA Kids Chess Open concluded in the Abdulla AbdulGhani Tower TOYOTA showroom, Closing Ceremony was attended by... read more

 

 

QOC Blitz Tournament at Sealine

QOC Winter Camp BlitzKhaled Salim Barakat is the winner of the QOC Winter Camp Blitz Open. Read More

QATARGAS Chess Festival for Kids 2013

Qatargas Chess Festival 2013

Qatargas Open for under 14 years old was concluded on the 26th of October, the tournament was held for 3 days In ASPIRE Ladies Club read more...

Our Grandmasters

GM Zhu Chen GM Mohammed AL-Medaihki GM Mohammed AL-Sayed

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GM Mohammed Al-Modaihki Wins 2nd Arab Elite Chess Championship 2013

Arab Elite 2013Qatari GM Mohammed Al-Modaihki wins the 2nd edition of the Arab Elite Chess Championship 2013 FIDE President Kirsan Ilyimzhinov's Cup which was organized by the Arab Chess Federation in Dubai during the period 16 to 23 June 2013. Read more

More News

National Sport Day 2014, 11th of February in Katara, Blitz open

QSD 2014 WinnerSimultaneous matches started with 40 players due to limitation of the seats After 4 hours of fighting. read more.

120 Players registered for the Blitz Chess Tournament  9 round Swiss System Three Grandmasters and two Women Grandmasters took part and the Winner of the tournament was Hamdouchi Hicham from France. read more.

 

 

 

Training Camp in greece for the Young Players boys & girls
معسكر تدريبي باليونان للاعبي ولاعبات مركزي التدريب الأولاد والفتيات

Training Cam GreeceQatar Chess Association sent a group of young players from both the Boys and the Girls chess clubs to Greece for a Training Camp to improve their ability and skills for future tournaments.

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Ramadan Rapid chess open  & Ramadan U14 2013

Ramadan 2013Roberto Arellano and Bilal Ahmad Moosa are the Champions of the Ramadan Chess Open and Ramadan under 14 years old which took place in the Girls Chess Club during the period 14-20 June 2013 it was Open for all, Qataris and Expats from both genders The Closing Ceremony was attended by GM Mohammed AL Medaihki the General Secretary of the QCA and Mr. Hamad Al-Tamimi the Executive Director of the QCA as well as Mrs. Amal Al-Mannai QCA board member. For full results click  Open section & Under 14 section

ZONE 3.1 Chess Championship for Men & Women Doha-Qatar

Zone 3.1 CC M&WThe ZONE 3.1 Chess Championship for Men & Women in Doha - Qatar concluded on the 12th of May in Crowne Plaza Hotel after nine exiting days, where ten countries within the Zone 3.1 competed in the championship they were Qatar, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Palestine, UAE, Yemen, and for the first time in the history a new member the Kingdom of the Saudi Arabia. GM Darini Pouria from Iran Won the Men's Championship thus qualifying to the World Chess Cup 2013, and in the Women's section Qatari GM Zhu Chen won the championship and gained the right to compete in the Women's World Chess Championship 2014 click for Official website

 

  Asian Juniors Chess Championship

Reem BallanQatari Players Fatima Ahmed Al-Khelaifi and Reem Hany Ballan are taking part in the Asian Juniors Chess Championship to be held in Sharjah United Arab Emirates during the period 29 March to 7th April.

GM Zhu Chen to Asian Blitz

GM Zhu ChenGrandmaster Zhu Chen will take part in the Asian Individual Blitz Chess Championship for Women which will be held in Manilla On the 26th of May.

GM AL-SAYED to World Blitz & Rapid CC

GM AL-SAYEDGrandmaster Mohammed Naser Al-Sayed is going to take part in the World Blitz & Rapid Chess Championship which is going to be held in Khantymansiysk - Russia during the period 4-11/June 2013

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The Game Of The Week

Al-MedaihkiOur GM Mohammed Al-Modaihki wins against the Super Grandmaster Vasily Ivanchuk from Ukrain In the Chess Olympiad in Istanbul in the 2nd round. Click to see the game

Chess In Schools

Chess In SchoolsWith the cooperation of the Supreme Education Council QCA is Sending Professional Chess instructors to the schools tuitoring Chess groups in the schools and choosing the best players to represent their schools in the InterSchools Teams Chess Championship for Boys & Girls being organized once a year.