17th Dubai Open 2015 LIVE!

The 17th Dubai Open Chess Tournament 2015 SHEIKH RASHID BIN HAMDAN AL MAKTOUM CUP is held from 5th to 16th April, 2015, at the Dubai Chess & Culture Club (Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan Hall) in the United Arab Emirates.

The event is organized under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai & Minister of Finance and Industry of the United Arab Emirates.

The chess festival is a 9-round Swiss tournament with hefty prize fund in the amount of USD $ 50,000.

English GM David Howell (2687) heads the field of 151 players from 39 different countries, including 39 Grandmasters.

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