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12-year-old Salma Ahmed becomes the youngest Egyptian Women’s Chess Champion ever

The Egyptian Women’s National Chess Championship 2022 took place from 10-14 September at the 6th of October City Club. The event gathered 63 players who competed in 9 swiss rounds for the title of the National Champion.

12-year-old Salma Ahmed convincingly clinched the title as she scored unbeaten 7.5 points to be a full point ahead of the runner ups. Salma claimed her maiden Women’s National Champion title becoming the youngest-ever Egyptian Women’s Chess Champion. Earlier this year, Salma Ahmed scored perfect 9/9 at the African Youth Chess Championship 2022 becoming the African Champion of the GU12 section.

Six players tied for the second place with tiebreak criteria determining Hala Hassan silver medalist, Noha Mahmoud Youssef claimed bronze, Fatma Gamal Eldin finished fourth, Jomana Kandil came fifth, Rana Gaser was sixth and Janah Mohamed Ahmed finished in the seventh place on the final rankings. Scroll down for the final standings

12-year-old Salma Ahmed becomes the youngest Egyptian Women’s Chess Champion ever

Egyptian Women’s Chess Championship 2022 – Final standings:

Rk. NameTypFEDRtgPts. TB1TB2TB3
1 Ahmed Salma U12EGY13447.503828.8
2 Hassan Hala  EGY18116.504228.3
3 Mahmoud Youssef Noha U16EGY15116.504130.3
4 Gamal Eldin Fatma  EGY15296.504129.8
5 Kandil Jomana U18EGY12826.504027
6 Gasser Rana U14EGY14486.503926.8
7 Mohamed Ahmed Janah U16EGY14976.503826.8
8 Mostafa Mohamed Menna U14EGY1300603923.8
9WCMGasser Gana U14EGY1332603723.8
10 Antar Safaa  EGY1484603524
11 Alaa Dema U14EGY1386603321
12 Mohamed Zaki Jana U14EGY1368603220.5
13 Elmaghawry Habiba U12EGY1577602919.3
14 Amr Ali Farah U14EGY11935.503720
15 Ahmed Mohamed Zakaa U10EGY05.503519
16 Mohamed Medhat Salma U16EGY13465.503418.3
17 Ibrahem Mayar  EGY13475.503318
18 Hafez Abdel Wahed Sara U16EGY12815.503215.8
19 Essam Samaa U18EGY05.503217
20 Hossam Nada U16EGY1140504020
21 Mohamed Abdel Salam Salma U18EGY1166504019.8
22 Thabet Manal U20EGY0503918
23 Rashed Laila  EGY1588503617.5
24 Ihab Waguih Nardine U14EGY1110503415
25 Maged Juneer U18EGY1301503413
26 Magdy Malak U18EGY1169503112.5
27 Ahmed Gaber Raghad U12EGY1241502913.8
28 Breikah Zeinab U20EGY1199502713
29 Mohamed Azzab Mareim U16EGY14284.503916.8
30 Amr Ali Nour U12EGY04.503513.5
31 Osama Farouk Mayar U16EGY04.503314
32 Youssef Salah Natalie U12EGY11064.503112.3
33 Hany Hanafy Jouairia U14EGY1114403310.5
34 Osama Sawsan U14EGY1144403310.3
35 Ahmed Gaber Rawda U08EGY0403211.5
36 Hawas Salma U10EGY111040319
37 Khaled Hassan Sara U14EGY0403011.5
38 Mohamed Ahmed Ghidaa U08EGY0403011
39 Nour Eldin Mohamed Mira U16EGY120340309.25
40 Mohamed Hassan Reem U10EGY040309
41 Ali Ibrahim Souhaila U18EGY040298.5
42 Shiba Mayar U12EGY040268
43 Hafez Sama U12EGY120540257
44 Salah Malak U12EGY040236.5
45 Barsoum Selina U10EGY03.503310.8
46 Ahmed Mohamed Anoreen U14EGY030317
47 Alaa Samaa Allah U16EGY118730297
48 Haitham Malak U08EGY030296
49 M Mohamed Sabah S50EGY124730285
50 Yasser Sakr Lina U18EGY030284.5
51 Hawas Nour U08EGY030264.5
52 El Basiony Yasmin U16EGY030244
53 Mahmoud Mohamed Shimaa  EGY020293.5
54 Khaled Alyaa U12EGY020272
55 Ahmed Fathy Nour U14EGY127320261.5
56 Mohamed Hassanein Farida U08EGY020251.5
57 Fathy Mohamed Manar U10EGY020251.5
58 Ahmed Hassan Farida U08EGY020171.5
59 Zowied Nouran  EGY010280
60 Mohsen Hend  EGY173100320
  Gourge Alice  EGY146500320
  Abdel Aziz Saly  EGY000320
63 Abdallah Ali Nadya S60EGY000280


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