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First Arab Chess Olympiad Championships 2015 to be held in Agadir

AgadirThe Royal Moroccan Chess Federation has the honor to organize the 1st Arab Chess Olympiad Championships from October 1 to October 21, 2015, in the city of Agadir, Morocco.

The event will be held under the auspices of FIDE and the Arab Chess Federation (ACF) and will be split into the following groups:
- Arab Clubs Championship league.
- Individual Arab open and women championship, classic.
- Individual Arab open and women championship, rapid.
- Individual Arab open and women championship, blitz.
- Arab Youth championship categories under 8,10,12,14,16,18 and 20 years, girls and boys.
- FIDE Arbiter’s Seminar with lecturer IA Mehdi Abderrahim (UAE), assistant lecturer IA Akkour Abdelfattah (Morocco). The language of the seminar will be Arabic with translation in French.
- FIDE Trainer’s Seminar with lecturer IA Slim BOUAZIZ (TUN), assistant lecturer IA Akkour Abdelfattah (Morocco). The langauge of the seminar will be Arabic with translation in French.

Awards
The winners of Individual Arab open and women championship, classic will be awarded FIDE titles as follows:
a) Open section: IM for the first three players if players sharing the same points.
b) Women Section: IM for the first three players if sharing the same points.
c) One player in first position: IM (WIM) with one norm of GM (WGM); second Player FM or WFM; and third Player FM or WFM.

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